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Loes Adegeest of Team Jan Van Arckel wins stage two of the Rás na mBan from Kilkenny to Pilltown on Thursday. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan

Dutch cyclist and speedskater Loes Adegeest (Jan van Arckel) triumphed at the end of stage two of Rás na mBan on Thursday, winning a four-woman sprint(...)

Marie Cummins from Waterford. ‘There was always a smile on her face – she always came across as being happy,” says her nephew Billy O’Keeffe

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

 Karen Duggan in action for  Peamount United against  Chloe Connolly of Treaty during an  FAI Women’s National League game at  PRL Park in Newcastle, Co Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Karen Duggan is on something an FAI Cup run, just not the sort, she admits ruefully, that she is keen to maintain when Peamount United take on Cork Ci(...)

Twilight Payment ridden by Jye McNeil (No 6) on the way to victory   in the Melbourne Cup at the Flemington Racecourse. Photograph: George Salpigtidis/Racing Photos/AFP via  Getty Images

Another remarkable family success for Joseph O’Brien in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup was marred by fatal injuries sustained in the race by his father Aidan(...)

Grafton Street, Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The 14-day incidence rate of coronavirus varies widely across the State. While some areas such as Laytown-Bettystown in Co Meath have had very few cas(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

Twenty people have been arrested in Kilkenny as part of Operation Storm, which is targeting organised crime in the south of the county. Three suspect(...)

Several sports clubs shared memories of Mikey Leddy following the 15-year-old’s death. Photograph: Johnstown Football Club/Facebook

Tributes have been paid to 15-year-old Mikey Leddy from Co Meath who died on holiday in Lanzarote this week. Mikey was fatally injured after falling(...)

Castletown Cox estate on 513 acres in south Co Kilkenny has sold for around €20 million

One of Ireland’s finest country estates and Palladian mansions, Castletown Cox in Co Kilkenny, has been purchased by an international buyer for more t(...)

Fourteen-year-old Elisha was last seen at about 10.15pm on St Patrick’s night on Dillon Bridge in Carrick-on-Suir, heading towards the Carrickbeg area on the Co Waterford side of the town

The mother of 14-year-old Elisha Gault, whose body was found in the river Suir on Sunday, has paid tribute on Facebook to her “beautiful, funny, intel(...)

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