Cian Treacy and Barry Ryan (right ) with the captains of the Munster-winning teams:   Katie Ryan (soccer),  Anna Gavin (camogie) and  Aoife Maher (football).

The old streets of Thurles have rattled and hummed to a sporting beat for so long that its place in our hearts can often be taken for granted. Birthp(...)

Keady Clifford (29), originally from Emlough in Dingle, Co Kerry but living at Broomfield in Midleton was pronounced dead at the scene of the single vehicle crash on the N25.

Tributes have been paid to a young nurse who was fatally injured when her car left the road and crashed near Midleton in Co Cork early on Tuesday morn(...)

Many modern children have been taught to be ‘over sensitive’ to their own feelings. Photograph: iStock

Your teenage daughter doesn’t want to go to school. She’s upset by the mere thought of it, she says; yet she seems to be performing well academically (...)

Purcell first began toying with the idea for the play three years ago but it was only in October that she began writing.

Tipperary born actress, Roseanna Purcell (27) is in reflective mood as she recalls the response to her one woman show, ‘Test Copy’. “One of the most (...)

Students at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A number of special awards were announced at the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition on Friday. Science for Development Award (Worldwise glo(...)

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(...)

Pupils of the Lion King junior cast from Scoil Realt na Mara, Kilmore, Co Wexford, Best Overall School Musical Winners at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Separate productions of The Lion King Junior have won two of the big prizes at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards. Scoil Réalt na Mara from(...)

Minister for Communications Alex  White says he will implement the €550m plan outlined by Mr Rabbitte earlier this year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Communications Alex White has identified increasing fast broadband to rural Ireland as his first and immediate priority in his new offic(...)

A good spread of questions greeted students, although some were surprised at the omission of the topic of migration, especially considering how current the issue is. File photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

It was a good morning for Junior Cert students, particularly the geography buffs who would have done well in a “very predictable” higher level paper.A(...)

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Grainne FallerRote learners beware: this morning’s higher level geography paper required an understanding of the topics. “Even if you’d learned the wh(...)