With their Defence Forces Values Champions  awards are Leading Seaman Ryan Carroll, Niamh McColgan (accepting on behalf of her deceased husband Stephen), Sgt Richard Muldarry, Sgt Leona Walsh, Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett, Cpt (retired) Noel Carey, Pte Jennifer O’Connor, Sgt Maj (retired) Noel O’Callaghan and Company Sergeant Matt Masterson.

A member of the Defence Forces who was involved in the rescue of 705 migrants in the Mediterranean last summer was among those recognised for their co(...)

Former Fianna Fáil TD Bobby Aylward has been selected to contest the upcoming Carlow-Kilkenny byelection for the party. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Former Fianna Fáil TD Bobby Aylward has been selected to contest the upcoming Carlow-Kilkenny byelection for the party.Kilkenny based Mr Aylward (59),(...)

All eight seats in the Bagenalstown area were filled early yesterday morning when the count finished shortly after 4am. File photograph: Reuters

Jim Deane, a first time candidate in the Carlow local elections, has secured an historic third seat for Sinn Féin. Deane was elected on the twelfth co(...)