Pupils of Scoil Muire Gan Smal in  Inchicore, Dublin, taking part in the Daily Mile. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

At Scoil Mhuire Gan Smál in Inchicore, the school day doesn’t begin with spelling tests, maths tables or geography lessons. Instead, there’s a 15-min(...)

Young Journalist of the Year Amy Molloy with the overall winner of the 2019 Press Pass awards, John Flynn who wrote an opinion piece on scouting. Photograph:  Chris Bellew /Fennell Photography

A student from Co Cork has been named the overall winner of the 2019 Press Pass awards. John Flynn from Coláiste an Chraoibhin in Fermoy picked up th(...)

Sean Hehir is among those to have been championing the Daily Mile here. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Shane Ross popped his head up in the Dáil again this week, the Minister for Sport singing his own praises, as he usually does, on the early implementa(...)

 Grace Lynch, grandniece of Eugene Lynch, an eight-year-old killed in the Easter Rising, at his grave in Goldenbridge Cemetery which was on Friday marked by a headstone for the first time.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins.

On the Friday of Easter Week 1916, eight-year-old Eugene Lynch was playing outside his family’s home on Vincent’s Street in Inchicore, Dublin. A tri(...)

Ireland’s Paul Pollock has already proved he is capable of bettering the Olympic marathon qualification time of 2:17:00. Photograph: Ian McNicol: Inpho.

Only 314 days to go! No one does this cheap and tiresome countdown better than the Olympics. And no one recognises the utter nonsense of it better (...)

Bug-and-bird B&B: Scoil Chonglais’s winning team. Photograph: Tommy Clancy

A group of students who came up with an unusual solution to the decline of the bug population in the grounds of their school scooped the top prize at (...)

Christopher Carragher, a sixth year student from Our Lady’s Secondary School in Co Monaghan, pictured at SciFest earlier this year with his Memory Buddy automated system.

Self-portraits, or selfies, have become the most popular genre of photo, with Twitter declaring 2014 the year of the selfie. But what drives people to(...)

 TD Jerry Buttimer: “His attendance was a symbolic gesture and sent a powerful message of support for what we are doing.” Photograph: Andres Poveda

Did the Taoiseach know where he was going on Tuesday night?Or was he unwittingly inveigled into that gay drinking emporium by his Cork South Central T(...)

Timothy (Ted) O’Leary, who died suddenly and prematurely aged 64, dedicated most of his professional life to showing that accounting is much more than(...)