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Floral tributes and candles are left after a vigil outside the London Irish Centre in Camden, London. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

At least a dozen more vigils are to take place across the country on Saturday and Sunday, in response to the killing of Ashling Murphy in Tullamore, C(...)

Floral tributes and messages outside Scoil Naomh Colmcille, Durrow, the school where Ashling Murphy taught. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

A new suspect identified by gardaí investigating the murder of Ashling Murphy in Co Offaly is due to be interviewed by detectives when he is deemed we(...)

Ashling Murphy, who was killed on Wednesday afternoon along the banks of the Grand Canal at Cappincur, Co Offaly. Photograph: Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann/PA Wire

Everyone talks about Ashling Murphy’s smile and her vivacity. Every account tells of a remarkable young woman – an accomplished musician, energetic sp(...)

John Treacy winning Olympic silver at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on  August 12th, 1984. Photograph:   Getty Images

John Treacy remembers exactly where he was when he first took notice of Sonia O’Sullivan. Cork City Sports, July 1987, spectators three or four deep (...)

Photograph: Enda O’Dowd/The Irish Times

A machine guides surgeons to targets deep inside the brain for epilepsy and Parkinson’s treatment For someone who is about to have a series of h(...)

 Louise Shanahan   celebrates the national title win that secured her place in Tokyo. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Age:24 Event: 800m Club: Leevale AC A PhD researcher in quantum physics at Cambridge University, her father Ray was also Irish 1,500m indoor champi(...)

Tom Cruise as Stef and Craig T Nelson as coach  Nickerson in All the Right Moves

There’s a scene in All the Right Moves in which Tom Cruise and the late Christopher Penn share the screen for about 50 wistful seconds. It’s a film in(...)

He Got Game: from left, Hill Harper, Travis Best, Ray Allen, John Wallace and Walter McCarty. This was Allen’s first acting role. A raft of rising NBA star’s auditioned to play Jesus Shuttlesworth. Turns out Ray Allen could act. Photograph: ©Touchstone Pictures for Sky Premier

A film comes along every so often that captures the essence of sport. Well, American sport. In this case basketball. He Got Game shows how professiona(...)

Múinteoir Ray Cuiddihy. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The teachers and makers of RTÉ’s homeschool programme on teaching through the pandemic Cúán Mac Conghail, series producer of Home School Hub and(...)

Paul McDermott, a GP who died with Covid-19. Photograph courtesy of the family

Tributes have been paid to a long-serving GP from Rathfarnham in south Dublin following his death with Covid-19 earlier this month. Paul McDermott (5(...)

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