Family and members of the Cavaliers Cricket Club at the funeral of Fergus Linehan in Blackrock, Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Fergus Linehan’s funeral was an occasion to mourn “but also to give thanks for our gentle, kind, brilliant, generous, erudite husband, Dad, Papa, who (...)

Shane Horgan outside his home in Bellewstown, Co Meath. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The sale of the family home is often a melancholy event and marks a transition from togetherness to separation. Parents grow older, the children mo(...)

John Jacob, of the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors, adresses a protest by mid-ranking gardaí which called for the restoration of pay. AGSI members have voted decisively to accept the Lansdowne Road agreement on public service pay. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

Mid-ranking gardaí have voted decisively to accept the Lansdowne Road agreement on public service pay. The Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspect(...)

Daniel O’Connell Summer School academic director  Prof Maurice Bric of UCD has confirmed Dr Mary  McAleese has accepted an invitation to address the event, held annually in O’Connell’s birthplace of Cahersiveen and his home at Caherdaniel. Image: Daniel O’Connell Summer School website

Former president Dr Mary McAleese will give the keynote address at this year’s Daniel O’Connell Summer School in South Kerry, where she will speak abo(...)

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The news that two of the UK’s key media brands – the Financial Times and the Mail – are taking urgent steps to combat a 15per cent decline in advertis(...)

The move by the Garda Representative Association follows a similar announcement by the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors last month. Photograph: Frank Miller

Rank-and-file gardaí are to withdraw from co-operating with the force’s new modernisation and renewable programme in a pay-related row with the Govern(...)

A Cork county hurler in action. Defender John Horgan (66) was one of the greatest hurlers of all time and a decent and honourable man both on and off the pitch, mourners at his funeral were told today.

Cork defender John Horgan (66) was one of the greatest hurlers of all time and a decent and honourable man both on and off the pitch, mourners at his (...)

Warm tributes were paid this weekend to former All-Ireland winning Cork and Blackrock hurler John Horgan who passed away on Friday at his family home (...)

The last newspaper journalism awards  were held in 2013 and attracted 800 entries, with Kitty Holland of The Irish Times winning journalist of the year for breaking the story of Savita Halappanavar. File photograph: Shane O’Neill/Fennell Photography

The National Lottery is to sponsor the newspaper journalism awards which are returning for the first time in three years. The awards are run by News(...)

Former editor of the ‘Sunday Press’ Michael Keane died on Saturday in hospital. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

The funeral Mass has taken place in south Dublin of the former editor of the Sunday Press and public relations consultant Michael Keane. A large num(...)