Garbally College’s Seamus Egan celebrates with his team-mates following the victory over Sligo Grammar at the Sportsground. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Garbally College 14 Sligo Grammar 12 There’s no stopping Ballinasloe’s Garbally College. The undoubted kings of Connacht schools rugby secured their (...)

Dr Tony Browne

Tony Browne Born: July 22nd, 1936 Died: August 15th, 2019 A quiet determination that Connacht rugby should stand shoulder to shoulder with the other (...)

 Garbally College’s Cathal Dolan scores a try  against Coláiste Iognáid in the Connacht Schools Senior Cup final. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Garbally College 45 Coláiste Iognáid 26 Stephen Mannion, a son of former Irish number eight Noel, scored two tries as Garbally College halted Coláist(...)

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(...)

Denis Bergin on graduation day in 1966 with his parents Richard and Mary.

On a recent Sunday, some 40 elderly men gathered to mark 50 years since graduation. The Maynooth Class of 1966. Back in September 1963, dressed in uni(...)

 Tiernan O’Halloran original sporting goal was to play Gaelic football for Galway. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Amid Connacht’s band of brothers, homegrown heroes are essential and no one typifies their rise this season, nor their free brand of rugby, better tha(...)

Connacht’s Tiernan O’Halloran (right) has been ever-present for Connacht this season in the Pro12. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

As a home grown product of Clifden, Galwegians and the Connacht academy, Saturday’s top-of-the-table rendezvous with Leinster at the Sportsground mea(...)

Gary Keane and James Hill celebrate after the final whistle. Photograph: Inpho

Colaiste Iognaid, the Jes, 16 St Joseph’s Garbally College 15 Galway city side Colaiste Iognaid, the Jes, defied the odds to claim this year’s Top Oi(...)

Garbally’s Jack Codyre on the charge against Sligo Grammar during last year’s  Connacht schools senior cup final replay at The Sportsground, Galway. Photo: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

The themes surrounding the Connacht Schools Senior Cup remain the same from one year to the next. A small pool of contenders, a proven breeding ground(...)