Kildare could have the honour of becoming the first promoted team from Division Three, if they win their match in Clonmel on Saturday afternoon. The(...)

Cork’s Stephen Cronin tackles Kerry’s Barry John Keane during last year’s Munster senior football championship. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork footballers have the chance to move decisively clear of relegation at the weekend when pointless Down visit Páirc Uí Rinn but it’s been a strang(...)

London is a very busy city and I would suggest you avoid June, July and August.

My husband and I would like to take a trip to London this year. We are a retired couple so can take this holiday anytime. Ideally, we would plan to s(...)

Curragh Racecourse Ltd said on Tuesday that it has appointed Derek McGrath as chief executive of the company, which will own, operate and redevelop the racecourse and training grounds in Co Kildare.

Former European rugby chief, Derek McGrath, is to oversee the planned €65 million redevelopment of the Curragh Racecourse, Ireland’s premier flat trac(...)

A detail from Richard Gorman’s Iwano Series II (2015)

Iwano – Richard Gorman Kerlin Gallery, Dublin ***** More than 25 years ago, when Richard Gorman first visited Japan’s “paper village”, Echizen, an(...)

Teachers at Newpark Comprehensive in Blackrock, Co Dublin, picketing last year over planned junior cycle reforms. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Almost a month after the general election and there is still no sign of a minister for education. But the clock has started ticking on a series of se(...)

A fourth man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Vincent Ryan (L) in Finglas last month.

A fourth man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Vincent Ryan last month. Gardaí in west Dublin arrested a man in his 30s on Saturday (...)

Blackrock village has not one but two shopping centres which take shoppers off its main street, a lovely stretch to amble along with shopping aplenty. Photograph: Paul Sherwood

Blackrock village has not one but two shopping centres which take shoppers off its main street, a lovely stretch to amble along with shopping aplenty(...)

Aaron Crowley at the Wesley College Dublin Interschools Music Festival. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

I am at the Interschools Music Festival at Wesley College Dublin, and students with instruments and music sheets are brimful of nervous energy, ready(...)

Fr PJ Byrne’s death  anticipates the passing of a generation of diocesan priests who emerged in the years after Vatican II, full of the enthusiasm and anxious to make a difference in the lives of their parishioners.

On February 7th, the parish priest of Kilcock and Newtown in Co Kildare, Fr PJ Byrne, died suddenly. Earlier he had travelled to witness a Kildare vic(...)