John (Jack) Kelly ‘always had a story to tell, and a joke to share. He was able to take the slaggings as good as he could give them’.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Then Senator Frank Feighan (left) and Richard Bruton TD attend a British Irish Parliamentary Assembly  meeting in Wicklow last year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Eight or nine years ago he felt his political career was over. But on Thursday Frankie Feighan will return to the Dáil having successfully won a seat (...)

A car drives along a snow covered road near Knock in Co Mayo. Photograph: Paul Mealey

A status yellow snow and ice warning has been lifted for the entire country following a night of snowfall in the southwest, west and north. Despite l(...)

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There she was ahead of me on Main Street, Ballaghaderreen. A neighbour. It was during a fleadh many moons ago. I would surprise her. I sneaked up from(...)

 Niall Cussen  is currently the chief planner at the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government and was involved in the development of the National Planning Framework published earlier this year.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

An independent planning regulator has been appointed by the Government. Niall Cussen will oversee the new Office of the Planning Regulator, which is(...)

The 4kg bag of cyanide which was handed in to the EPA’s farm hazardous waste collection in Roscommon on Saturday. Photograph: Denis Naughten/Twitter

A farmer in Roscommon safely disposed of 4kg of cyanide over the weekend, “enough to wipe out most of the county”. The farmer, who had kept the highl(...)

A Mayo fan in the last few seconds of the All Ireland as Mayo were beaten by Dublin in the All Ireland at Croke Park Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

It could be that chocolate Sam Maguire cup made by a Castlebar confectioner or Jimmy Lawlor’s artwork on a Kilmeena gable wall – if there were points (...)

Mayo’s defeat to Cork last weekend was overshadowed somewhat by the controversy regarding Lee Keegan’s concussion at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday (All matches 2pm unless stated) Allianz League Division One Mayo v Dublin, McHale Park, 7.0 – Viewed in a certain way it possibly suits(...)

Famine walkers on the final few steps of their 155km Famine re-enactment walk from Roscommon to the Jeanie Johnston in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

As they began the 155 km Famine commemorative walk from Strokestown, Co Roscommon to Dublin last weekend, participants’ thoughts turned to migrants d(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin insists he will lead the party into the next general election, despite an Independent candidate from outside the (...)

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