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(...)

13 Griffith Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

Address: 13 Griffith Avenue, Drumcondra, Dublin 9 Agent: Gunne Built in 1935, this 98sq m (1,054 sq ft) semi-detached home has a garage to (...)

Bright and shiny: new car sales figures suggest the car trade will finally break the 100,000 sales this year, for the first time since 2008

Some 64,000 cars were registered in the first three months of this year in Ireland, a total that surpasses the full-year figure for the darkest day(...)