As the country emerged in a somewhat uplifted mood after the commemoration of 1916, you couldn’t but be struck by the analogies between the two Irelands, of Then and Now.

Our national poet WB Yeats said that every Irish writer had a decision to take: whether to express Ireland or exploit it. In his day, the choice lay b(...)

A big increase in visitor numbers is expected at the PTSB Ideal Home Show at the RDS.

A sharp rise in house building and renovation activity here is being reflected in the Permanent TSB Autumn Ideal Home Show, which takes place next we(...)

The speed with which liquidators took over Charleville Credit Union caused shock in the north Co Cork town. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

It was around noon last Friday that the liquidators and their staff arrived at the offices of Charleville Credit Union in the north Co Cork town. It t(...)

Bayern Munich’s Thomas Mueller celebrates scoring against Celtic in their Champions League clash. Photo: Christian Bruna/EPA

Bayern Munich 3 Celtic 0 Celtic are becoming ominously accustomed to Champions League mismatches. The margin of defeat in the Allianz Arena may not h(...)

Charleville Credit Union. Photograph: Google Street View

People in Charleville have welcomed the news that Mallow Credit Union has expressed an interest in establishing a branch in the town after a provision(...)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers confirmed centre-back Jozo Simunovic would be out with a hamstring injury. Photograph:  Sebastian Widmann/Bongarts/Getty Images

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers is wary of the Bayern bounce ahead of their Champions League encounter at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday night. The Ge(...)

Skoda Karoq

It might have been a late arrival to the SUV party, but Skoda can’t keep up with the demand for its recent crossover, the Kodiaq. Brand director of Sk(...)

Tim Cahill of Australia heads home the winning goal in Sydney. Photograph: Getty Images

Australia 2 Syria 1 (AET - Australia win 3-2 on aggregate) Syria’s dreams of a World Cup debut were dashed by Tim Cahill’s aerial prowess as Australi(...)

Sheep thrills: Irish fans celebrate Ireland’s goal by James McClean at the Woolshed in Dublin’s Parnell Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Welsh won the singing competition, but the Irish won the game on a famous night in Cardiff, to ensure that Martin O’Neill’s team continue their ro(...)

Make your own sauce simple, especially for chicken dishes.

Do you feel like chicken tonight? Many of you may remember the television advertisement of this product that swept across Britain and Ireland in the 1(...)