Graham Neville, the chef at Restaurant FortyOne, pictured in a walled garden in Killiney, Co Dublin where much of the award winning restaurant’s food came from. Photograph: Collins Dublin.

Restaurant FortyOne in Dublin city centre dominated this year’s Food and Wine Magazine Restaurant of the Year Awards. The awards, now in their 14th ye(...)

Rory McIlroy holds the British Open Claret Jug trophy on the Old Trafford pitch during half-time of Manchester United’s   Premier League match against Swansea City at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Rory McIlroy’s bucket list is getting smaller but one unfulfilled wish is to win the FedExCup Series and therefore be crowned the PGA Tour champion(...)

Bad weather during the final day of the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show, in the RDS Dublin, yesterday. Leinster and Munster were the regions worst affected. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

 Met Éireann has warned of further heavy showers today and tomorrow after torrential downpours over the weekend caused flooding in several par(...)

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to the Carlow crash on Saturday, in which a man lost his life. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

One man has died and five people were seriously injured in weekend road traffic collisions. The 42-year-old man was killed in a crash involving two(...)

Klkenny’s Conor Browne, Tommy Walsh, Donnacha O’Connor and Pat Lyng celebrate victory over Waterford at Croke Park. Photo: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-23 Waterford 1-14 It took 20 minutes longer than they would have liked, but the Kilkenny minors booked their place in the All-Ireland hurl(...)

Shane O’Neill, outside Killeagh village, is walking from Dublin to Cork to call attention to the plight of  Palestinians. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

It wasn’t so much the television images of the carnage in Gaza as Israeli government statements that prompted actor Shane O’Neill (38) to highlight h(...)

France’s Roger Bost, with Poker Des Dames, competes in the Serpentine Speed Stakes. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

One of the leading American horses, Blue Angel – by the former Billy Twomey Nations Cup and Grand Prix winning stallion Luidam – showed her class yest(...)

With more than 3,200 cases a year, prostate cancer accounts for 21 per cent of diagnosed cancers in Irish men. However, the Irish National Cancer Control Programme said it agreed with the recommendation of the Lancet study against population-based screening. Photograph: Getty Images

Screening for prostate cancer could reduce deaths from the disease by about a fifth, according to a major European study published today in The Lance(...)

Swimmers have been cautioned about sightings of troublesome species.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Swimmers have been warned about sightings of the notorious Portuguese man o’war and the likely arrival of other nasty species of jellyfish on Irish b(...)

Soldiers wait in the trenches on the Western Front during the first World War as they prepare to make their way “over the top” to face the enemy. Photograph: Reuters

How many Irishmen died in the first World War? A century to the day from when Britain, and by extension Ireland, declared war on Germany, we still do(...)