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Flooding in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Brian Farrell/The Irish Times

“I have my wellies in the boot,” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar remarked helpfully as he gazed into the flood waters lapping close to the doors of Carrick-on-(...)

 Minister Heather Humphreys TD at the launch of the book Protestant and Irish pictured with its editors Ian d’Alton and Ida Milne, at the RIA in Dawson Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

Growing up in north Leitrim in the 1980s, Colin Regan, a member of the Church of Ireland who played senior football for the county GAA team, remembers(...)

The lovely stone Errina bridge over the canal

The increasing involvement of communities in developing walk ways in suitable areas in their locality has been one of the most welcome developments in(...)

Tony Kelly celebrating at the end of the game with Gary Brennan and Pearse Lillis. Photograph: Inpho

Ballyea 2-14 Clonlara 1-14 There’s a new name on the Canon Hamilton Cup, the Clare Senior hurling championship trophy. Ballyea made history on Sunday(...)

Flooded fields and roads   along the Shannon:  more heavy rain is forecast to hit already devastated counties this weekend. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Families evacuated from their Clare and Limerick homes, which were surrounded by floodwater, are fearful they will have to spend Christmas in hotels,(...)

Two elderly men have been seriously injured after being struck by a vehicle that was being pursued by gardaí on the outskirts of Limerick City.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Three pensioners were seriously injured after they were struck by a car being pursued by gardaí in Parteen, Co Clare. One of the victims, who i(...)

Ten-year-old twins Colm and Noel Flynn from St Finnachta’s national school, Sixmilebridge. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Full disclosure from the start. This report comes to you from a Clarewoman. A Clarewoman who was present in Ennis on the night in 1995 when Anthony Da(...)

Clare manager and former goalkeeper Davy Fitzgerald. Was one of the Sixmilebridge men on the great Banner team of the 1990s that claimed three Munster and two All-Ireland titles in four years. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

When St Joseph’s Doora-Barefield tripped the light fantastic on St Patrick’s Day 1999 to blow Rathnure away in the final of the All Ireland Club Champ(...)