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Students from fee-paying schools are far more likely to attend a handful of top Dublin-based universities, new figures show. Photograph: iStock

New figures show the extent of the “class gap” in higher education with students from fee-paying schools far more likely to attend a handful of top Du(...)

A man and a woman have been released from Garda custody after their arrest in relation to alleged waste offences.

A man and a woman have been arrested in Donegal in relation to alleged waste management offences. The 60-year-old man and 28-year-old woman were arr(...)

Fr Tony Coote was diagnosed with motor neuron disease in March 2018.

It affects talking, walking, eating, breathing and many more functions that most people take for granted. It can leave some with feelings of isolation(...)

Amybeth McNulty: the 16-year-old Donegal actor has just finished filming season two of the Netflix series Anne with an E

“It’s wild. I’m insanely young to be doing all this stuff. I’m very humbled that I’m going through all this. I didn’t expect it at such a young age.” (...)

Waste collector Jim Ferry claimed the illegal dumping by him at Rossbracken, Co Donegal, was “a desperate act” when he discovered a problem with the weighing of bins collected.

Donegal waste collector Jim Ferry has admitted dumping tens of thousands of tons of waste illegally and has apologised to Donegal County Council for h(...)

 George Mills from the Irish Road Haulage Association said: ‘I think we are the only country in Europe that has an arterial route going through another country.’

Donegal risks becoming the “collateral damage” from Brexit, a conference in Letterkenny has heard. George Mills, from the Irish Road Haulage Associat(...)

The best burger in Ireland is to be found at The Hungry Moose in Kilkenny

The best burgers in Ireland can be found at the Hungry Moose in Kilkenny, a partially crowdfunded restaurant opened last December by a chef who has co(...)

A 17-year-old was arrested and later released without charge.

Three gardaí were treated in hospital on Friday night after a patrol car was struck by another vehicle at 3.30am. The incident happened on Ramelton (...)

The attraction of cycling is not only for people retiring from other sports, but also for those seeking an outlet where they can push themselves physically and mentally but relatively safely. Photograph: iStock

Bags of nuts – check. Overshoes – check. Energy bars – check. Sunglasses – check. Sun cream – check. Wind/rain jackets – check. Large tub of “chamois”(...)

Jade Simpson is a student at Carndonagh Community School

I haven’t opened a book and I’m not sorry. People jolt when they hear that, but there is a good reason: most of the work for the Leaving Cert Applie(...)

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