Conor Morgan: a former pupil of De la Salle College and a student at DCU.

A 19-year-old Irish man has died while on holidays in Cyprus. Dundalk Gaels GAA club confirmed the death of Conor Morgan, one of its football player(...)

Waterford  manager Derek McGrath. Photograph: Inpho/Dan Sheridan

The tunnel under the old stand in Thurles, first Sunday in June 2015. Waterford have just beaten Cork 3-19 to 1-21 and Derek McGrath has his first Mun(...)

New generation: 18-year-old Aisha Siwar, 17-year-old Hannah Abushaban, 21-year-old Marwan Akari and 19-year-old Yara Alagha. Photographs: Alan Betson

They are an upcoming generation of Irish Muslims – probably the first to have grown up in Ireland in significant numbers. After several members of (...)

Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran from Terenure College. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following projects at the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition have been described as highly commended. Biological and Ecological J(...)

Waterford goalkeeper Stephen O’Keeffe bravely stops Anthony Nash’s penalty in the 2014 Munster championship quarter-final replay. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Waterford’s Stephen O’Keeffe was one of two goalkeepers who brought about a change in the rules governing penalties in hurling. The other was Anthon(...)

Waterford manager Derek McGrath celebrates the Munster semi-final victory over Cork in Thurles last Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It didn’t fall out of the sky. Waterford’s great strides at underage level culminated in the All-Ireland minor title of two years ago and a competitiv(...)

Connacht’s Niyi Adeolokun supported by Darragh Leader and Eoin McKeon. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht Rugby and the IRFU have announced that Niyi Adeolokun has signed a new two year contract which will see him remain at the province until at l(...)

From left: Lauren Vickers, Mark Ryan, Seán O’Callaghan, Orla Yeates, Clinton Byrne (back), Manav T Manoj and Rory O’Carroll. Photograph: Garry O’Neill.

Ten years ago, the fields at Burkeen, Co Wicklow, were just marked by a back road from Rathdrum to Wicklow town. Now it’s the site of hundreds of home(...)

It’s a hazy day in the sunny southeast, and I’m in the gardens of Holmacre, looking over the river Suir, as the sounds of a nearby funfair drift by on(...)

One of the topics covered was marketing coloured wellies for festivals. Photograph: Alan Betson

There was no margin for error on yesterday’s higher level Leaving Certificate business paper, which included exacting questions on tax returns, constr(...)

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