Health benefits: “Kids who exercise have better attention spans and can store, retrieve and process information better than those who don’t.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Prof Niall Moyna of Dublin City University began examining the health condition of inactive teenagers in recent years, he got a shock. The cardio(...)

All-Ireland champions: Galway captain David Burke with Martin Cummins at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, in Crumlin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The morning after the night before for the All-Ireland champions always involves a visit to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, in Crumlin in Dublin. It i(...)

Students from Gort Community School, Co Galway, who designed a special badge to mark the deaths of all Irish soldiers in first World War.

“Forgotten” Irishmen who died in the first World War have been commemorated with a special badge designed by secondary students in a south Galway scho(...)

Niall Donohue won an All-Ireland under-21 title with Galway in 2011

Kilbeacanty and neighbouring Ballyturin, home to the Donohue family, quiet rural communities east of Gort were in shock yesterday after news of the(...)