Samantha Power said that she was  confident for the future as the election of Donald Trump had resulted in a lot more young people becoming active in politics. Photograph: Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images

Irish-born former American ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power said she would consider running for public office in the United States or (...)

Samantha Power: ‘I think you see from the alt-right’s own language how the unsayable is now said, the unthinkable is now thinkable’. File photograph: Bryan R Smith/Getty Images

Samantha Power, the Irish born former US ambassador to the United Nations, has criticised Donald Trump for pandering to the extreme right wing constit(...)

Monica Peters from Orlando, Florida, with her magnificent Corrib trout of 5.4kg, sportingly released

The Irish Ladies Flyfishing Association (ILFA) commenced their season recently with a trial on Lough Lene in Co Westmeath, the first of four to select(...)

Raymond Doyle, Ashbourne, Co Meath, with his daughter Daisey-Ray (17 months) and striking Bus Éireann workers  outside Leinster House on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

About 500 people took part in a demonstration outside Leinster House on Wednesday to show solidarity with striking Bus Éireann staff. The rally was(...)

Stephan Preiss receiving the Kilroy Cup from LSTPA chairman Kenneth O’Keefe

It was great to be back on my old stomping ground on St Patrick’s Day for the Tolka Trout Anglers’ Association (TTAA) opening day competition. It was (...)

Make sure to carry a map, compass and rain gear when walking around Lough Currane

To the east of Lough Currane lies a ridge which forms the northern half of a vast horseshoe which runs right around to the south east corner of the la(...)

The post office in Waterville, Co Kerry. Photograph: Google Streetview

Social media, community text alert groups and local radio played a major part in helping gardaí apprehend two armed robbers following a raid at a post(...)

150 devotees kitted themselves out as Charlie Chaplin

Who’s a proper Charlie then? Well, 150 enthusiasts who kitted themselves out as Charlie Chaplin to try and break the world record for the greatest num(...)

Chipping away: John Holstead (centre) winner of Lough Currane sea trout competition, with Michael Roden (chairman, left) and Kevin O’Sullivan (secretary)

COCK Robin and Claret Bumble Variant proved the key to success for Ventry angler John Holstead to win last weekend’s sea-trout catch-and-release compe(...)