“You can also take these,” said Vinny,  reaching for Socket’s envelope. “Go home to your Ma and tell them you’re going to the match.” Photo credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

When Vinny Fitzpatrick appeared in the canteen at Clontarf bus garage on Monday morning, his fellow workers stood to their feet and applauded loudly. (...)

 Primary school teacher Laura (28), from Clontarf and deputy principal Ian (32), from Blanchardstown, first met in Ian’s classroom in Rutland (...)

Former conjoined twins Hassan and Hussein Benhaffaf pictured arriving for their first day at school in Midleton Educate Together, National School, Co. Cork. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The Benhaffaf twin boys, who were born conjoined in December 2009 before being successfully separated the following year, started junior infants on Th(...)

Educate Together: 5th-class students at Balbriggan Educate Together NS, Co Dublin. The country’s first Educate Together secondary school opened yesterday in Co Louth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Ireland’s first Educate Together secondary school has opened its doors to the public. Some 65 first year pupils started yesterday in Ballymakenny Coll(...)

33 Oaklands Drive, Rathgar, Dublin

Address: 33 Oaklands Drive, Rathgar, Dublin 6 Agent: dVW Smith (...)

Parents  claimed their son received unfair treatment as he was of Church of Ireland faith and a majority of other pupils were of the Catholic faith. Photograph: Getty/stock

Parents who complained of less-favourable treatment shown to their son by a Gaelscoil have been awarded €750 by the Equality Tribunal. T(...)

A man has been awarded €315,000 damages over being “systematically” sexually abused between 1969 and 1972 by a former Marist Brother while a pupil at St John’s National School in Sligo. Photograph: Reuters

A man has been awarded €315,000 damages at the High Court over being “systematically” sexually abused by a Marist Brother over three years while he wa(...)

Peter Lydon playing for Kilkenny College during the Leinster Schools Senior Cup quarter-final in 2010. The outhalf was invited for a trial at Stade Francais in  Paris last season. Photograph: Inpho

Peter Lydon embarked on a road less travelled, one where ambition and circumstance colluded to provide an opportunity to pursue a career as a professi(...)

Counting of votes in the referendums on the future of the Seanad and the establishment of a new Court of Appeal is underway at count centres around the country. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Cork city and its environs has narrowly voted to accept the proposal to abolish the Seanad with just 88 votes separating both when the votes in both C(...)

Go Walk: Torc Mountain, Co Kerry
  • Walks
  • September 7, 2013, 01:00

Torc Mountain, Co Kerry Start: Car park at Torc waterfall on the N71, south of Killarney. Finish: If you ha(...)