Jimmy Neary inside his restaurant on East 57th Street in New York in 2019. Photo: Michelle V. Agins/The New York Times

Jimmy Neary never threw a pass, caught a touchdown or made a tackle in his life but ended up as the only Irishman with two Super Bowl rings and a foot(...)

Jimmy Neary: his Manhattan bar attracted politicians, media players, archbishops and more, drawn as much by Neary himself as by the lamb chops he served. Photograph: Michelle V Agins/NYT

James (Jimmy) Neary Born: September 14th, 1930 Died: October 1st, 2021 Jimmy Neary, an Irish immigrant who boarded a ship to the United States in the(...)

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Stradbally 2-10 Portlaoise 1-12 A stunning goal from Jody Dillon with almost the last kick of the game denied Portlaoise the 10-in-a-row in O’Moore(...)

Emo forced a free and Mick Lawlor brought the Clan tally to 2-5 and heralded the end of a thriller.

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Cathy Holland and Barry O’Callaghan Barry (30), from Togher, Cork, an operations manager for a formwork company, and Cathy (27), a disability support (...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories .We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabulous weddin(...)

‘Our distance learners seem to be very highly motivated. They are very interested and keen to achieve.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

Could it be that sending our children to college is an extravagance? Something that would be nice to have, but we can’t really afford and do not re(...)

The online revolution

Here’s some food for thought. The largest education provider in Africa is based in the west of Ireland. With three million learners and a furth(...)

“Online education has been around for decades. The thing that has really changed is that we now have the technology for one lecturer to teach a hun(...)