Gary Kirby: “It’s something that you often see in successful counties – their clubs doing well.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It has been an extraordinary few weeks for Limerick hurling. On Saturday, county champions Na Piarsaigh will attempt to secure a second All-Ireland (...)

US defence lawyer Dean Strang shot to fame when he provided legal representation for Steven Avery, twice convicted of murder in Wisconsin. Avery came(...)

Weronika Nowak, a student from Ballyfermot, who is studying law and social justice at UCD. “When I was in school, it was almost assumed that the majority wouldn’t go to college,” she says. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

On paper, at least, the odds were stacked against Weronika Nowak going to university. She arrived to Ireland from Poland at the age of 13 without a w(...)

There is no agreed gold standard of good posture

Do you slouch over your computer screen? Stand with your hips tilted forward and your stomach sitting out? Do people tell you to “sit up straight or y(...)

Atlantic Philanthropies, founded and financed by billionaire Chuck Feeney, gave away €1.1 billion in Ireland through 1,030 grants over 30 years. Photograph: Alan Betson

It ended as it began – quietly, low key, with no fanfare. The Dublin office of Atlantic Philanthropies closed this week as billionaire Chuck Feeney, w(...)

Limerick City and County Council has said it is taking legal advice about aspects of the hi-tech CCTV technology it is rolling out as part of a pilot “smart city” project. Image: Getty

Limerick City and County Council has said it was taking legal advice about aspects of the hi-tech CCTV technology it was rolling out as part of a pilo(...)

UL’s David McCarthy saves a shot over his crossbar. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

University Limerick 2-21 DCU 2-15 Jason Forde and Pat Ryan hit goals in each half as University of Limerick claimed a sixth Fitzgibbon Cup final vict(...)

The HSE said in a written parliamentary answer that the full capacity protocol had been invoked 199 times last year at Cork University Hospital and 150 times at Beaumont Hospital in Dublin.

Hospitals across the State implemented their highest level measures for dealing with emergency department overcrowding – known as their full capacity(...)

More than €2 billion will go towards expanding institutes of technology and part-funding ambitious developments in the university sector.

Plans to expand universities and institutes of technology to meet growing student numbers forms a key part of the Government’s 10 year National Develo(...)

Jealousy instils anger, causing untold damage to a relationship. And, tragically, the Green-Eyed Monster can be the very thing that drives away the person one most desires. Photograph: iStock

Jealousy is a dangerous emotion – it can hijack your mind, ruin your relationships, destroy your family, and, in extreme cases, even lead to murder. (...)

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