Brian Smyth

8 results

The Green Party’s Northern leader, South Belfast MLA Clare Bailey, abstained from the parliamentary party’s vote on the programme for government. Photograph:   Arthur Allison

The votes of Northern Greens could be important in determining whether or not a government will be formed in the Republic, in the event of a close con(...)

Martin Gallagher blew kisses to supporters in court. Photograph: Facebook.

A 20-year-old man accused of attempting to kidnap an elderly woman in Dublin on Monday said it was “a joke that went wrong” after being charged, a cou(...)

Mary Caulfield from Co Roscommon with her son, Seamus, who participates in social farming, supported by the Brothers of Charity, Roscommon. Photograph: Brian Farrell

The number of farmers who provide training and care to vulnerable people, including those with intellectual and physical disabilities, could be increa(...)

Liam and Simone Webb: participants bring life to the farm too as farming can be isolating.

Social farming seems to be a win/win situation if ever there was one. People with intellectual disabilities, individuals struggling with mental health(...)

St Columba’s 0-13 Abbeylara 1-7 After waiting 66 years to claim the Longford SFC title last year, St Columba’s retained their crown with a deserved w(...)

Paul Cahillane: score 2-6 for Portlaoise to help propel side to Leinster final against Ballyboden St Enda’s. Photograph: Inpho

Portlaoise 5-12 Emmet Óg Killoe 0-11 Having lost out to Dublin opposition in the last three years Portlaoise footballers will face Ballyboden(...)

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

Portlaoise 0-15 Emo 2-9 A point from a 30-metre free three minutes into injury time ensured a first drawn match in a Laois football final in 1(...)

A  motorist  taking a breath test. File Photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

A man arrested for alleged drink-driving should not have been put through two periods of observation to ensure he did not ingest any other substance (...)