Author and arthritis sufferer Ann Marie Healy at her home in Glenamoy, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan / Phocus

I was born into a family of 16 children, 6 girls and 10 boys (one brother, Thomas Patrick, died when he was seven months old) in the rural village of (...)

Gardaí stopped a car in Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, because of a report that it had driven away from a filling station in Sligo without paying for petrol.

A man has been convicted of possessing explosives in Co Leitrim days before Prince Charles’s 2015 visit to Ireland . In May 2015 during a four-day vi(...)

The Government is expected to stump up about half the cost of the National Broadband Plan here, which could be between €1 billion and €1.5 billion

The Government is expected to finalise the number of homes and businesses covered by the National Broadband Plan (NBP) this week. This follows a repo(...)

 From left: Julie Byrne,  Sarah McGovern, and Kate Sheehan celebrate getting their Leaving Cert results, at Muckross Park College, Donnybrook, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Check school rankings on the Feeder Schools app: www.irishtimes.com/feeder-schools/ Download the Feeder School PDFs here: www.irishtimes.c(...)

Stephen Feeney  (far right) with his cousins Eamon, Andy, Janice, Liam and Rhian Neitzel while tubing in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Stephen spent Christmas on the farm of his aunt Peggy, who emigrated to the US in 1966 from Killargue, Co Leitrim.

Growing up, this time of year always bought great expectation in my family home. During this window when winter was ending and summer was on the horiz(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with FF TDs as they arrive for the first day of the 32nd Dáil. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

They don’t like the term, “grand coalition”, the Fianna Fáil grassroots. There’s nothing grand at all about the idea of serving as a junior partner, o(...)

Ronan Haslette (left), MD of Merenda Wood Veneer, at the Dubai Woods 2014 show with Sean Davis, regional director Enterprie Ireland Middle East and North Africa

Merenda is a family-owned firm specialising in wood veneer products which are made in their factory in Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. The company celebrat(...)