Ashford Castle in winter

Make hay in Cork If you’ve been responsible for feeding the troops all over Christmas, it’s time to sit back and let someone else do the cookin(...)

Former media magnate Anthony O’Reilly has been  declared bankrupt by a court in the Bahamas and allowed to file for a personal insolvency arrangement. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

“I don’t think people will be too happy to see his downfall,” says former Waterford Crystal glass-blower Seán Egan on the reaction in the city to news(...)

The body of a woman in her early 80s has been found in Co Wexford. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The body of a woman in her early 80s discovered by gardaí on Friday is thought to have lain undiscovered for a number of months. Bridget Crosbie’s bod(...)

Paul (34) and Sancha (31) grew up in Clonea Power, Co Waterford and became friends in secondary school. Since 2001 their Christmas Eve tradition ha(...)

Santa (and the Grinch) arrive to open Winterval Festival and switch on 100,000 Christmas lights in Waterford City. Photograph: Patrick Browne

More than 500,000 people are expected to attend Ireland’s biggest Christmas Festival which opened in Waterford on Friday and runs until December 23rd (...)

Michael Ryan: The Tipperary manager has added Brian Horgan to his coaching team.

Former Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea could be set for a sensational return to top-level intercounty coaching with Galway. It is understood that O’Sh(...)

Ballygunner’s Pauric Mahony will miss Sunday’s Munster club hurling final against Na Piarsaigh due to a long-term injury lay-off. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho.

For a club that hasn’t won a Munster hurling title in 14 years – and their only one at that – Sunday’s final couldn’t have come at a worse time. No(...)

Man was medi-vacked from Youghal industrial estate and the Irish Coastguard Sikorski helicopter airlifted him to Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A 21-year-old man from Co Waterford has died in hospital after being injured in an explosion in an industrial estate in Youghal in east Cork on Wednes(...)

A man in his 20s is in a critical condition in hospital after being injured in an explosion in an industrial estate in Youghal in east Cork on Wednesd(...)

Throughout Food Month we will have a daily “Guilty Pleasure” feature where well-known faces share their secret treats, from the delicious to t(...)