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Gerry Holian leaves Loughrea District Court, where he was given two fines of €3,500 and two three-month prison sentences, suspended for two years

A Co Galway greyhound trainer has been fined €7,000 and given two suspended prison sentences after he was convicted of being in possession of controll(...)

Seán Lemass:   The right way to commemorate him is to rename Dublin Airport “Seán Lemass Airport” or “Lemass Airport”.

May 2021 marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Seán Lemass. There has been a lot of activity, both in writing and in statements, about the event(...)

RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey and camogie player Therese Maher launch the draw.    Photoraph: XPOSURE

A raffle for a new three-bed house and car has been launched by a camogie club in Co Galway in order to buy and develop their own training grounds and(...)

Trinity College Dublin went green for St Patrick’s Day in 2019. File Photograph: Artur Widak/NurPhoto/Getty Images

A number of heritage sites and State buildings will turn green in the run up to St Patrick’s Day this year. Dublin Castle, Áras an Uachtaráin, the Fo(...)

 Miriam Gutierrez pays tribute to Katie Taylor after their fight in November. Photograph:   Mark Robinson/Inpho

Taylor v Gutierrez Wembley Arena, London, November 14th Her smile stood out. Miriam Gutierrez’s face had received ferocious blows for the entire bou(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan  has said that from what he had read, the current Covid-19 pandemic was connected to the huge stress the natural world is under. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The case for extending the Western Rail Corridor from Athenry to Claremorris is weak, Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan has said, but he wants a “wide(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: “Can we get a whole generation of young people and pay them better to look after our land?” Photograph: Alan Betson

With every Eamon Ryan interview you are reminded of the pronouncement of Lincoln Steffens returning from Soviet Russia in 1919. “I have seen the futur(...)

Connacht veteran John Muldoon celebrates in front of the fans after the  Pro12 final victory over Leinster at Murrayfield in May 2016.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Rugby, like sport, is littered with huge one-off upsets, be it Munster beating the All Blacks in 1978, Japan toppling South Africa, France’s two World(...)

St John’s Hall, Birr, Co Offaly

Often, we take for granted the architectural gems that are close by. But, with more people holidaying in Ireland this summer, it’s a perfect time to d(...)

Majella O’Dea from Athenry: “Gardening is totally absorbing, and I regularly lose track of time. I love trying to grow different plants.”

There is no getting away from the fact that, for many people, the past few months have been very stressful indeed. But while some have learned how to (...)

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