‘Peatstacks, Connemara’ by George Gillespie

Auction results Sunday (January 25th) Hegarty’s, Bandon, Co Cork. An early Queen Victoria gold sovereign, dated 1838, €1,500 (€1,000-€1,500). (...)

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh in McKenna Cup action recently. The veteran is named at full forward to face Monaghan at Healy Park. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday (7.0 unless stated) ALLIANZ FOOTBALL LEAGUE Division One Tyrone v Monaghan, Healy Park – Bit of a shake-up in the Tyrone camp in (...)

Ruth Coppinger TD, Paul Murphy TD (centre) and Joe Higgins TD (right), at a press conference held by the We Won’t Pay campaign, in Dublin in November. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins has criticised the treatment by some media of his fellow party-member Paul Murphy. Mr Higgins claimed Dublin South West(...)

The Waterford team celebrate their McGrath Cup final victory over UCC at Fraher Field. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford 3-12 UCC 1-9 Waterford lifted the McGrath Cup for the first time in 34 years at Fraher Field on Saturday, overcoming a UCC selection whose m(...)

Lester Ryan, Kilkenny’s linchpin, is in mourning after the sudden death of his father, Johnny. Photograph: Cathal Noonan

A large crowd is expected in the small rural parish of Clara in Co Kilkenny on Saturday for the funeral Mass of Johnny Ryan – father of All-Ireland wi(...)

A Wexford businessman who has admitted forging the will of a bachelor farmer has given evidence against his brother and a friend who deny forging the same will. Stock photograph: Thinkstockphoto

A Wexford businessman who has admitted forging the will of a bachelor farmer has given evidence against his brother and a friend who deny forging the (...)

Dr Wajiha Zia of University Hospital Waterford at the Overseas Medics of Ireland meeting in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Ireland’s reliance on international medical graduates is among the highest of the OECD countries: 34 per cent of doctors working in Ireland were tr(...)

Diane Croghan says she felt like a liar after the Department of Justice rejected her testimonial of the time she spent working at the Magdalene laundry in Summerhill, Co Wexford. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Diane Croghan was 13 years old when she climbed inside a laundry van to escape the Sisters of Mercy Training School in Summerhill, Co Wexford. After m(...)

Under revised tax rules, the Revenue Commissioners are targeting adults in receipt of financial support from their parents. Photograph: Joe St Leger

First-time buyers who receive a contribution from their parents towards a house deposit could face tax bills that run to tens of thousands of euro,(...)

Clare’s Patrick Donnellan tackles Conor O’Mahony of Tipperary. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Clare 0-16 Tipperary 0-15Tipperary, last spotted in that transcendent All-Ireland final series, returned to inter-county hurling in more earthy circum(...)