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Secondary-school teacher Róisín Scanlon

Last year was Bliain na Gaeilge when the Irish language was celebrated across the world. More and more people are working in the first language of the(...)

At a time when life expectancy was far lower, many column inches in The Irish Times were dedicated to the topic of longevity. Photograph: Print Collector/Getty Images

It is now possible that the majority of children born today will become centenarians, while the prospect of living 120 years may be realistic, accordi(...)

Flooding in Thomastown, Co Kilkenny on Thursday. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Torrential overnight rain which has caused widespread flooding across the southeast will give way to freezing conditions over the weekend. Parts of (...)

Vincent Dunne: “Norway is a highly regulated country and demands that everyone is playing their part meaning that all contribute to the welfare of the country.”

Born in Freshford in the 1950s, Vincent Dunne attended St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny as a boarder but left before taking his final exams. “I was to (...)

Rita Apine and her partner Renars Veigulis (31) who was charged with her murder on Sunday

The partner of a 29-year-old mother who was fatally injured last Sunday at her home has been remanded in custody after being charged with her murder. (...)

Rita Alpine (29) who was found injured at the end of a stairs in a house in Kilkenny

A man arrested in connection with the death of a mother of one in Kilkenny has been released without charge. Rita Apine (29) was found critically inj(...)

Rita Alpine (29) who was found injured at the end of a stairs in a house in Kilkenny

A post mortem is to take place today on the body of Rita Apine, a mother of one who was killed in Kilkenny yesterday. Gardaí and ambulance crews foun(...)

6 Greenhills Road: Has development potential

6 Greenhills Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12 Agent: Tom Maher & Company This three-bed bungalow is beside the Walkinstown roundabout, opposite the(...)

Kilkenny’s Claire Phelan is tackled by Niamh McGrath of Galway in Saturday’s All-Ireland senior camogie clash in St Lachtain’s Park, Freshford, Kilkenny. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Galway deployed the afterburners in the second half to repel Kilkenny in Freshford and book a direct berth in the semi-finals of the Liberty Insurance(...)

First impressions of Uppercourt Manor suggest a vast country estate in the north Kilkenny countryside. But there’s a twist. The partially restored,(...)