Fr John Coghlan: served as a chaplain in two world wars

In a controversial passage of his memoir Goodbye to All That, Robert Graves praised the courage of Roman Catholic chaplains who had served alongside h(...)

 Meath manager Andy McEntee: “Having the same guy overseeing all the training regimes for all the teams in a county makes sense.” Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Andy McEntee has revealed that he only agreed to manage the Meath footballers on the proviso that strength and conditioning expert John Coghlan be lur(...)

File image from July 2013 of late Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt.  File photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has been remembered at his funeral by his former bandmates, who arrived at the crematorium in the group’s double-de(...)

Fionnuala McCormack won her seventh   National Inter-club Cross Country title at Santry. Photograph:  Sasa Pahic Szabo/Inpho

Different name, same result, and any fear that Fionnuala McCormack might struggle to rediscover her cross-country roots swiftly disappeared over the s(...)

Revenue’s Customs officers have made one of the largest cash seizures in the history of the State. The money, in two consignments, was found concealed(...)

Ronnie Delany of Ireland wins the 1500m at the Melbourne Olympic Games of 1956, three years previous he won the Irish schools 800m. Photograph: IOC/Allsport.

So less than a year now before that big 1916 anniversary special, and we still don’t know exactly how to celebrate it. How does one begin to recognise(...)

 Galway’s Michael Lundy celebrates after he scored his sides fourth goal against Tipperary in Tullamore.  Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Galway 4-17 Tipperary 4-12 In the end this wasn’t quite the epic battle to make the All-Ireland football quarter-finals that the final scoreboa(...)

Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn: proposals need further negotiation

Mark Twain always said he never let his schooling get in the way of his education. Victor Hugo always said he who opens a school door closes a (...)

Status Quo’s Francis Rossi at his home in south London. File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

You are billing this as the last ever Status Quo concert. Is that the last with the original line-up of (...)

Ireland’s Fionnuala Britton looks in good form for the European Cross Country championships in Belgrade. Photograph: Inpho

As opening races go it couldn’t have been more comfortable and suddenly Fionnuala Britton is bang on schedule to challenge for a third successive E(...)