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McSorley previously came to prominence in 2015 after  interview to UTV walking to school in the snow which subsequently went viral. Photograph: YouTube

A swimmer who was rescued off the coast of Co Kerry on Sunday night has been identified as Ruairí McSorley, who previously went viral online for a TV (...)

Volunteer lifeboat crew with Fenit RNLI spotted a missing swimmer off the Co Kerry coast. Photograph: Fenit Lifeboat Station/Facebook

An exhausted swimmer was rescued off the coast of Co Kerry following an extensive search which was launched after clothes were found on a beach. Fen(...)

No matter where you are on the island, experienced runner Conor O'Keeffe has a route picked for you.  Please remember the maps be(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan and Annalise Murphy caught up on a cycle in Wicklow.

The plan was to run my own 10-mile road race in Cobh and then head to Donegal for the Ballyliffin 10-mile event. I’d never actually been to Donegal be(...)

Hundreds of the country’s rarest toads - measuring only half an inch have been released into specially constructed ponds in west Kerry. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh

Over 1,000 natterjack “toadlets”, Ireland’s only native toad, have been released into specially constructed ponds in west Kerry after being rescued an(...)

Fanny Binder, mother of Sean, says her ‘heart is full of love’ following the release of her son from jail in Greece. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Amnesty International has welcomed the news that a charity worker from Ireland, who was arrested earlier this year on suspicion of human trafficking i(...)

Independent TD Danny Healy-Rae said having a bus  service once a month did not amount to it being  a bus route. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Leas Cheann Comhairle Pat ‘Cope’ Gallagher threatened to suspend Dáil proceedings on Wednesday during a heated row between two Kerry TDs on the pilot (...)

 Enda Kenny with Leo Quinlan and some of the men who served with Col Patrick Quinlan in the Congo. L-R: Tadhg Quinn, Leo Boland, Noel Carey, Tom Gunne, and Sen Gerard Craughwell. Photograph: Alan Landers.

Tribute has been paid to the man who led 155 Defence Force members back to Ireland after the Siege of Jadotville in 1961. The late Col Pat Quinlan fr(...)

Wreck of the ‘Pere Charles’ trawler, November 8th, 2007. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Julia Hennessy had met helicopter pilot Capt Dara Fitzpatrick before. The Irish Coast Guard captain was in charge of the Sikorsky S-92 for the commemo(...)

Older people, and us who are the future older people, were fooled the first time around with the so-called Fair Deal. Photograph: iStock

Given that we all age from the moment of conception, it is hard for gerontologists to escape musing on ageing, even when on vacation. As I scrambled u(...)

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