Panelto has been supplying St Mel’s with surplus bread and the brewery has been using it to make beer.

Turning bread into beer might sound far-fetched, but it’s an idea being fermented in Co Longford in a novel B2B project. At first glance, St Mel’s B(...)

Lansdowne’s Alan Peter Beirne scores a try. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Cork Constitution 12 Lansdowne 32 Three tries in the third quarter propelled Lansdowne to a long-awaited Ulster Bank Bateman Cup title - the club’s (...)

Gardaí James Hanley, James Rowan, Joe Hayes, John Reilly and Padraic Mc Weeney who were awarded medals for bravery. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For the 21 people honoured at the National Bravery Awards yesterday, the tranquil atmosphere of Farmleigh House was a world removed from the dramatic (...)