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‘Air travel is a small – but growing, and significant – part of international greenhouse gas emissions.’ Image: Getty Images/iStock

Beef is cancelled. Well, on many Virgin flights, anyway. Earlier this year, Richard Branson – whose company is about to charge people $250,000 (€228,(...)

Kerry’s Brian Ó Beaglaoich is tackled by Meath’s  Bryan McMahon during the clash at Páirc Tailteann. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kerry 2-18 Meath 1-13 Peter Keane ducked out of the Kerry dressing room like a politician on the campaign trail. No time to lose. The questions came (...)

 Kerry’s Killian Spillane gets his shot away under pressure from Bryan McMahon of Meath in Navan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kerry 2-18 Meath 1-13 It appears there are at least two deals on offer for a place in the All-Ireland semi-final. Bluff your way in with the ghost o(...)

A cult of male homosexuality/bisexuality was apparently not only prevalent but widely tolerated among the upper echelons of Gaelic society.

In recent years, Irish society has undergone sweeping transformations, including legalisation of same-sex marriage and decriminalisation of homosexual(...)

Brian Ó Cuív: “The harder you work, the more opportunities come your way, and keeping an open mind is something I strongly believe in.”

Brian Ó Cuív got his first taste of working abroad when he moved to New York with PwC in 2006. He spent a year in the Big Apple before transferring to(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice puts it all on the line on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Only in Kerry. Éamonn Fitzmaurice goes into this All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin knowing that he kind of has to win or else he kind of has to go(...)

Times past: The original Oireachtas 1913 group photograph outside the Town Hall in Galway

Éamonn Ceannt, Douglas Hyde, Pádraig Pearse and Constance Markievicz were in anything but insurrectional mood when they gathered in Galway for a very (...)

Climate change is not high on the public agenda despite the impacts, such as increases in extreme weather and flooding.

For the first time, Ireland now has a Minister with responsibility for climate change. The appointment of Denis Naughten is an important statement o(...)

Former Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has been elected to the Seanad

Former Fine Gael TD Jerry Buttimer has been elected to the Seanad and two other ex-TDs who lost their Dáil seats are also expected to win in the Upper(...)

An Gaeltacht sign near Claregalway, Co Galway. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Our national approach to Irish as a spoken language is in urgent need of a rethink. Given the pending demise of the Gaeltacht, the status quo is clea(...)