Fianna Fáil TD Bobby Aylward arrives triumphantly at the Dáil after his win in the Carlow-Kilkenny byelection, and Senator Averil Power announces her resignation from Fianna Fáil at Government Buildings. Photographs: Colin Keegan/Collins; Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two events over the course of the week have suggested Fianna Fáil’s renewal drive is beginning to lose steam: the election of a member of the old guar(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald was in superb form against Kildare in their Under-21 hurling championship calsh. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford 0-23 Kildare 0-14 Kildare put up a bold show in their first every appearance in the Bord Gáis Energy Under-21 hurling championship but in the(...)

Dunnes Stores closed the branch at Gorey Shopping Centre last Thursday after the High Court granted an injunction preventing the company from continuing to use a door that opened directly onto the centre’s carpark. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Workers at Dunnes Stores in Gorey, Co Wexford have been informally told the branch will reopen to the public on Wednesday. It comes as a two-month st(...)

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(...)