Coach Dudley Herbert(far right) coaching his players in the scrum, from left: Odran Power, Paul Wallace, Tom Prendergast, Gareth Dinneen, Mike O’Mara, Shane Leahy, Philip Madigan and Des O’Malley

I walked into Anthony O’Dwyer’s pub on Limerick’s Wolfe Tone Street last week to a very special gathering. I was greeted with a question: “how many Mu(...)

 Alex McHenry of CBC scores against Crescent in the first round of the Munster Schools Senior Cup in January. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Munster Schools Rugby Senior Cup Final: CBC Cork v Crescent Comprehensive, Musgrave Park, Sunday, 2pm CBC Cork will attempt to move clear at the to(...)

Portrait of Thomas MacDonagh by Mick O’Dea

Thomas MacDonagh is one of the most fascinating characters behind the Easter Rising. He was born in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary, in 1878, the child of (...)

Former priest Henry Moloney (77) was sentenced to four years for abusing a  boy at Rockwell College, Co Tipperary in the 1980s. Photograph:  Dylan Vaughan.

A former priest and music teacher who told the Pope in a letter last year he had a history of “abusing young boys” has been given a four-year prison t(...)

Henry Moloney (77) was found guilty on Tuesday  of seven counts of indecent assault all of which took place within one school year in the 1980s.

A former priest who wrote to the Pope asking to be laicised because of his history of “abusing young boys” has been found guilty of indecently assault(...)

Mary and John O’Farrell, with customer Con Donovan, looking over photographs of former US president Ronald Reagan’s visit to Ballyporeen. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons.

John O’Farrell, who has died aged 76, was a Co Tipperary publican who famously hosted former US president Ronald Reagan during his visit to Ireland mo(...)

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(...)