Boxer Emmet Brennan pictured with his mother Bernie, father Christy, and sisters Christine (right) and Caoimhe. Photograph: Tom Honan

Ireland’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes are headed for Japan, but without their families After all the doubt, the will-it-won’t-it anxiety, Ir(...)

Proposed merger will see Monkstown become a super mixed club for men and women. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Monkstown Hockey Club and Hermes have agreed in principle to merge following meeting between the two clubs over the last two months. Hermes, which (...)

Rt Rev Peter Barrett at Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. He had lectured in Anglican spirituality at Milltown Institute. Photograph: Collins

The former Church of Ireland Bishop of Cashel and Ossory Rt Rev Peter Barrett (59) died at his home in Dublin on Wednesday evening. His resignation as(...)