Rockwell’s Lee Molloy is tackled by Glenstal’s George O’Hara during the  Munster Schools Senior Cup semi-final at Thomond Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Rockwell College 22 Glenstal Abbey 3 Two second-half tries, one early and the other near the end, gave Rockwell a deserved place in the Munster Schoo(...)

Crescent College vs CBC - Crescent’s Dylan Sheehan and Michael Clune of CBC. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Forward dominance sent Crescent on their way in what they hope will end with a history making three in a row Munster senior cup wins as they beat CBC (...)

Denis Leamy is enjoying coaching the Rockwell forwards something he didn’t see himself doing 10 years ago. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The ball had barely left Conor Quaid’s boot when he felt the force of a tackle that left him floored and bloodied but, by the time the final whistle f(...)

Fr John Geary, who died on New Year’s Eve in Ontario aged 83, was one of the brightest seminarians of his year. Fellow student priests at Kimmage Mano(...)

JJ Hanrahan will play his rugby next season with English Premiership champions Northampton. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There’s something that sticks in the craw about JJ Hanrahan leaving Munster for Northampton and the English Premiership. It’s not just that he’s a tru(...)

Ronnie Conlon campaigning for accessibility in Galway City. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Time was when the job of a young garda might involve sourcing fuel to heat the local station in winter. Ronnie Conlon was one such willing recruit, ba(...)

Irish clerical child abuse survivor Mark Vincent Healy (54) told Pope Francis (above) of his concerns about rates of self-harm and suicide among survivors during a meeting in the Vatican today.  Photograph: Nicola Lanese/EPA.

The second Irish clerical child abuse survivor to meet Pope Francis this morning was Dubliner Mark Vincent Healy (54). The meeting lasted for approxim(...)

“I love pop music. When that realisation hit, I started working on the idea of making tune that would sound amazing on radio”

On St Patrick’s Day, Daithí Ó Drónaí performed a gig in Dublin’s Mansion House on the same bill as Martin Hayes. Both are fiddle players from (...)

Fr Seán Farragher: filled his filled his years working as a priest, teacher, writer, historian and student of fine arts.

Seán Farragher, who has died aged 91, was a true Renaissance man. He filled his filled his years working as a priest, a teacher, a writer and historia(...)

Seán Hogan joined The Irish Times in the early 1970s and had “a productive life and a full life”, Fr Jack Meade said in his homily.

CONOR KANE The former letters editor of The Irish Times, Seán Hogan, was buried yesterday in his native Cashel. His brother, Frank Hogan, told mourner(...)