Carndonagh CS 2 PBC, Cork 1 (After extra time) A stunning extra-time winner by winger Christy McLaughlin-Fildara secured Carndonagh Community Schoo(...)

Patricia Amond-Lawler: “These days it does help sustain my faith in athletics because at that age it’s all about school rivalry, fun and watching real raw talent shine.”

So time for that big 1916 anniversary special to get underway, to give some proper recognition to the enormity of an event which impacted on so many (...)

 Minister for Education  Jan O’Sullivan. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Department of Education has confirmed it will approve the building of a new east Galway secondary school after the project stalled due to concerns(...)

Athenry, Co Galway: frustration within the school community is now at “boiling point”  over halted construction of a new Presentation College secondary school. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

IDA Ireland has been accused of putting undue pressure on the Department of Education to halt construction of a new secondary school in Athenry, Co G(...)

Gardaí on the scene at Kenny’s Bar in Oughterard  when the body of Mr John Kenny was discovered in September 2011. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A man who denied any involvement in the manslaughter of a teacher and publican has been sentenced to four years in prison for withholding evidence dur(...)

Eddie Nolan, who died on his 73rd birthday, was the longest serving national managing director of the Ford Motor Company in Europe and the driving for(...)

The sports field of the former Presentation College in Glasthule. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has bought a sports field for €1.6 million from businessman Ben Dunne, five years after he paid more than €5 mil(...)

Peter O’Mahony: “Sometimes you don’t have to say anything when the boys are in the right place.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Peter O’Mahony is a confrontational rugby player. It’s how he established himself in Ireland’s backrow this season. Injuries to Stephen Ferris and Den(...)

 Members of Gorey Community School with their Project Smile, promoting positive mental health and making people happier at the Young Social Innovators event in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

Male anorexia, teenage suicide and the lack of disability-friendly playgrounds were just some of the issues raised at a Young Social Innovator(...)