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Barry Cowen. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

It had to be the sad news last Saturday of Jackie Charlton’s death and fond thoughts of those gloriously madcap World Cup summers in the 1990s which h(...)

Eamon Fleming, pictured in Clara, Co Offaly.

The picturesque green in the centre of Clara has been the location for many memorable events over the years. It was where the town celebrated when Bri(...)

Former Kilkenny hurler Lester Ryan snr (61) has died. Photograph: Instagram

A former Kilkenny hurler has died after his bike was struck by a tractor close to his home. Lester Ryan snr (61) died on Saturday in the crash in Gow(...)

Cork student Clara Hughes:  Arriving home at Dublin Airport, she is not concerned about new laws requiring people to tell the State where they will be for two weeks of quarantine. Photograph: Mark Hilliard

Pushing her luggage trolley through a near-abandoned Dublin Airport terminal on Thursday afternoon, Clara Hughes had become one of the first arrivals (...)

A search of the vehicles revealed a sub-machine gun, a shotgun and ammunition

Four Brazilians arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of planning to murder a member of a criminal organisation based in the Midlands were in the country(...)

Shane Lowry walks up the 18th at Portrush en-route to British Open victory. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Getty/AFP

Shane Lowry has always been blessed with a candour that makes his depiction of trying to cross the line at a British Open no surprise. “It’s not a nic(...)

Dancer with Mire Zepf & Clara Kerr (seated). Photograph: Christopher Barr

“Please come and see our show! Did I say show? I meant our hearts and souls laid bare in dance and words and pictures. We hope you will love it as muc(...)

The former Taoiseach Brian Cowen is  making “slow and steady progress”, his wife said. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen is slowly recovering from a stroke and suspected bleed on the brain he suffered last July and “hopes to walk again” soon,(...)

The Clara post office where an armed robbery was carried out by two men in balaclavas on Wednesday morning. File photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí are investigating an armed robbery at a post office in Clara, Co Offaly, on Wednesday morning. Two men wearing balaclavas entered the post of(...)

Tractors parked on the streets around St Stephen’s Green in Dublin city centre earlier this week. Photograph: PA

Farmers need to have more faith in the ability of farm organisations to negotiate on their behalf to avoid a repeat of the protests that hit Dublin ea(...)

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