Former Kerry midfielder Max Thiemann now plays for the Barcelona Gaels.

Max Thiemann - or “the Kerry German” as he’s sometimes referred to in Barcelona - hadn’t much experience living among the underdogs before he moved to(...)

Fallen trees block a road in Cork on Tuesday. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Households and businesses affected by Storm Ophelia should be covered by their insurance because “nobody is in a hurricane zone”, the Taoiseach has to(...)

Workers in Kilcock, Ireland, clear fallen power lines after Hurricane Ophelia battered Ireland. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Emergency responders across the country working to restore electricity say it could be next Tuesday before power is restored to all in the wake of Sto(...)

Tipperary fullback James Barry is on the Ireland Shinty squad. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary’s 2016 All-Ireland winning fullback James Barry is joined by Lee Chin (Wexford), John McGrath (Tipperary) and Conor Lehane (Cork) in this ye(...)

Cora Staunton leaves Croke Park after the All-Ireland defeat to Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

Cora Staunton will be playing for the GWS Giants’ AFLW team in Australia next season. She has been drafted with pick 46 and will became the second Ir(...)

Coast walkers and swimmers have been advised to take extra care following Storm Ophelia. Photograph: iStock

Storm Ophelia’s course from the Azores may have swept lethal Portuguese men o’ war onto the Irish coastline. NUI Galway (NUIG) zoologist Dr Tom Doyle(...)

The An Post logo. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The French, they owe us. They owe us big. We haven’t forgotten Paris and Thierry Henry and that incident in the penalty box when the footballer’s fam(...)

Cork City Council workers clean up after Storm Ophelia: “The main damage and disruption was caused by trees and telegraph poles bringing down power lines leading to power outages,” says David Spillett of Cork City Fire Brigade. Photograph:  Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Cork region’s long experience in dealing with significant weather events stood to it when it came to its preparations for Storm Ophelia. Assistant f(...)

Waterford has a well-established life-sciences cluster. Photograph: iStock
Southern charms

With property prices and wages in Dublin spiralling ever upwards, more companies are beginning to see the merits of having an office outside the capit(...)

Independent Clare TD Michael Harty: claimed many successful Clare hurlers were from parts of the county that might end up in Limerick under proposed boundary changes in the McKinnon report

Clare hurlers might end up having to play for Limerick if proposed county boundary changes are implemented, the Dáil has been warned. Independent Cla(...)