The scene at the site where a light aircraft crashed near Mount Leinster on Sunday. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Two men from Co Meath have been killed after a light aircraft crashed on the border between Wexford and Carlow on Sunday.The men, who have been named (...)

Two men from Co Meath have been killed after a light aircraft crashed on the border between Wexford and Carlow.  Photograph: Patrick Browne

Two men from Co Meath have been killed after a light aircraft crashed on the border between Wexford and Carlow. One man, who was in early 50s, and ano(...)

Polling stations are set to close after the referendums and byelection in Ireland on May 22nd, 2015. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 2:11

Turnout for the same sex-marriage referendum and the referendum to reduce the age eligibility for presidential candidates was higher in urban areas on(...)

London manager Paul Coggins is carried by his jubilant team members after their famous 2013 victory over Sligo in the Connacht championship. Photograph: Jim Keogh/Inpho.

“I was homesick for 10 or 12 years,” Paul Coggins says on a deafeningly quiet day in the west. The London manager had flown to his home province for n(...)

Mandate explained workers at the Gorey branch of Dunnes Stores were called into a meeting at 6pm where they were informed of the “immediate closure”. 1:55

Dunnes Stores in Gorey, Co Wexford is to close with unknown consequences for about 100 staff members, the Mandate trade union has said. In a statement(...)

Maria Fenlon, daughter of former Wexford hurling captain Jimmy O’Brien, started her career as a sculptor and art teacher. Then, after an approach fro(...)

 Limerick’s Cian Lynch in action against Dublin at Croke Park during this year’s league campaign. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cian Lynch may not be the obvious candidate to retell the tale of Limerick’s famous Munster hurling semi-final win over Clare in 1996, although he wa(...)

Who will win this year’s Championships? Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Keith Duggan Chief sports writer Is Gaelic football, as a spectacle, doomed? The opposite is true. There are six or seven credible Al(...)

Some 20 searches were carried out as part of an ongoing Garda investigation into dissident republican activity in Counties Dublin, Louth and Wexford on Wednesday. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A leading figure in the dissident republican movement was being held for questioning after gardaí carried out more than 20 searches across three count(...)

John Meyler: says current structures aren’t serving the development of hurling. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Appointing retired players from successful counties to mentor teams is among the measures the GAA needs to consider for the development of hurling.Jo(...)