Graham Ball, Darragh Ball and Iarlaith McElroy at the launch of the Doora Barefield Community Games new waste reduction initiative: a reusable water bottle. Photograph: John Kelly

Monday is World Recycling Day when all across the globe people will aim to spread the message that reusing plastics and other materials is vital to pr(...)

Aoibhe Deely from Co Galway in the Girls U14 80m Hurdles at the weekend. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Hay bales and yard brushes were not used to clear up the odd torrential downpour that hit the Olympic Games in Rio but they did the trick at Athlone I(...)