Ireland’s Katie Taylor (red) on her way to defeating Estelle Mossely of France to win the 2014 European Elite Women’s Championships 60kg final at the Polyvalent Arena, Bucharest, last month. photograph: Octavian Cocolos/Inpho

When Katie Taylor won a record-breaking sixth European title in the first week in June, we reckoned that was our judging job done for the month, it wa(...)

Thomas Barr celebrates his victory in last year’s 400m hurdles at the AAI Senior Track & Field Championships at  Morton Stadium in Santry, Dublin. “It’s now all about refining and perfecting the technique as much as possible.” Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“Nine years, nine months and nine days,” he tells me, off the top of his head – pretty impressive considering Thomas Barr wasn’t even born when Edwin (...)

Engineer Dr Henry Curran  was one of three NUI Galway academics included on the list.

Eleven researchers based in Irish universities have been ranked among the world’s top 3,000 by the multinational media body Thompson Reuters. Inclusi(...)

Donegal Airport: a recipient of State subsidies along with Kerry, Knock and Waterford.

The Government should stop subsidising loss-making regional airports as it gives them an unfair advantage over the State-owned Cork, Dublin and Shann(...)

UCC Student Centre. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Leaving Certificate results should be released earlier to help aid the student accommodation crisis, the President of the Union of Students Ireland ((...)

“It’s about diverting some of the money from the emergency service to long-term support and secure accommodation,” Eoin O’Sullivan said. Photograph: Alan Betson.

The target to end homelessness by 2016 can be achieved if funding is diverted from expensive emergency accommodation to long-term sustainable homes, (...)

IMF’s Peter Breuer says Ireland runs greater risk of missing its targets by focusing on getting the budget deficit below 3 per cent. Photograph: Alan Betson

The IMF’s departing representative in Ireland has cautioned the Government against reneging on its planned €2 billion budget adjustment because of th(...)

Minister for Finance, Michael Noonan TD with students Chelsea Wee, Singapore, and Shane Murphy, Fermoy, at the launch of the award-winning Graduate Entry Medical School at the University of Limerick. Photograph: Sean Curtin Fusionshooters

By KATHRYN HAYES General practice medicine is the most popular choice for graduates of the UL Graduate Entry Medical School (GEMS), with the majority (...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan  admitted today the adjustment for the budget would be somewhat less than the €2 billion that was anticipated last April. Photograph: Sean Curtin/Fusionshooters

The Minister for Finance will take “whatever means” necessary to get the budget deficit below 3 per cent and insists he has the full backing of bot(...)

Rory Kennedy, Emmy Award-winning documentary film-maker and youngest daughter of Senator Bobby and Ethel Kennedy. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22.

Some of the collection of letters written by Jackie Kennedy to an elderly Irish priest – recently withdrawn from auction – should be handed back to th(...)