Prince Joachim of Prussia, the sixth and youngest son of Kaiser Wilhelm II, took his own life 100 years ago this month. Some of the 1916 leaders in the GPO discussed the possibility of putting the German prince on the Irish throne.

One hundred years ago this month, Prince Joachim of Prussia, the sixth and youngest son of Kaiser Wilhelm II, shot himself in his castle outside Potsd(...)

A fit Joey Carbery will be a huge boost for Munster when the season gets back underway. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

This week the Heineken Champions Cup organisers are expected to confirm the dates and kick-off times for the quarter-finals on the third weekend of Se(...)

Ian Flanagan has faced a number of challenges already in his role as Munster CEO. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

One of the major stumbling blocks to a proposed global calendar is that club and provincial rugby would have to break with over a century of tradition(...)

Munster Rugby chief executive Ian Flanagan (right) with Leinster counterpart Mick Dawson. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster chief executive Ian Flanagan believes there is “no significant fault or blame attached” to James Cronin despite the prop receiving a one-month(...)

Sinn Féin won the highest share of the popular vote (24.5%) ahead of Fianna Fáil with 22%, but it won fewer Dáil seats than Fianna Fáil – 37 versus 38 . Photograph: iStock

When does a new government have to be formed by? There is no deadline for this as there are, in legal and constitutional terms, no rules on forming a(...)

Garret Fitzgerald: it’s doubtful if any single person has given more to Munster rugby during  the professional era.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tributes from around the country and indeed the world of rugby have poured in for the former Munster chief executive Garrett Fitzgerald, who passed aw(...)

 Garrett Fitzgerald talking to Rassie Erasmus in March 2017. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tributes have been paid to former Munster Rugby chief executive Garrett Fitzgerald after the province announced his death on Friday following illness.(...)

Long table dinner at Sage in Midleton during the East Cork festival

September is food festival prime time, with some of the country’s biggest events taking place in the coming weeks. The East Cork Food & Drink Fest(...)

Munster head coach Johann van Graan after the defeat to Leinster in  their Pro 14 semi-final at the  RDS. He  has a point when highlighting that Munster won three more games in the Pro 14 this season than last. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Come May only two teams, and sometimes it’s only one, do enough to lift silverware. For the rest the season generally ends in a defeat or coming up sh(...)

Doug Howlett is going to leave his role with Munster and return to New Zealand in the autumn. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Doug Howlett has confirmed he is to leave his role as the head of commercial and marketing at Munster in November, ending his 11-year association with(...)

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