In Dublin the number of homeless children increased by 153, from 2,270 in June to 2,423. The number of homeless families in the capital grew by 63, from 1,115 to 1,178 since June. File photograph: iStockPhoto

There are now almost 3,000 homeless children across the State, among a total homeless population of 8,160 according to the latest figures. The data(...)

Gervaise Slowey is to chair the board of Eason on an interim basis. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Gervaise Slowey, the former chief executive of media group Communicorp, will chair the board of Eason on an interim basis, while the chain of bookstor(...)

Pat Gilroy: It was under his watch that Dublin began to run the senior football team as a business. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There has been a lot of talk this summer about ‘the gap’ between the few elite Gaelic football counties and the rest. The way Dublin dismantled Tyron(...)

Joe McQuillan leaves the field with his assistants and umpires following the 2013 All-Ireland final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

The GAA has confirmed the controversial appointment of Cavan’s Joe McQuillan as Sunday week’s All-Ireland final referee. The Kill Shamrocks clubman p(...)

Irish-language campaigners dressed in crocodile costumes outside a DUP MLA’s office in Belfast. Photograph: Justin Kernoghan

As long as there was an IRA campaign of violence on this island, there was a large section of the Catholic nationalist community, North and South, who(...)

City life: public transport costs in the London region can be high but very good value given the vast distance covered.

Brexit’s dark cloud looms large over us all as we wait for a bit of clarity as to our future relationship with our nearest neighbour once its tortuous(...)

A young supporter at the party on Mainguard Street. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Seconds before the final whistle in Croke Park, a rip-rumbling roar erupted in Galway’s Eyre Square as fists shook, flags waved furiously and the grou(...)

Staff and pupils at Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island. On the front row far left is Erica Murphy, second from left is Meabh Hobbs and third from left is Abigale Harrington.

The first few days at school are always memorable but for the staff and pupils of Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island off West Cork last week was partic(...)

Heavy rain is expected to clear across Leinster this morning. Photograph: Met Éireann

Heavy rain is expected to clear across Leinster this morning after a status orange weather warning was lifted at 3am on Sunday. There will be a “dull(...)

The Irish Army building a replacement road bridge on the main Carndonagh to Quigley’s Point road in Donegal after the original bridge was destroyed in last week’s floods. Photograph:  Margaret McLaughlin

Hughie Devlin watched on as engineers from the Defence Forces worked to install a Bailey bridge across the river Cabry in Co Donegal this week. It is(...)