Jimmy Deenihan TD has backed a call for the establishment of a substantial memorial to the Liberator, Daniel O’Connell in the UK. Pictured is the O’Connell street statue. Photograph: Eric Luke

Former Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Jimmy Deenihan TD has backed a call for the establishment of a substantial memorial to the Liber(...)

Kerry’s Darren O’Sullivan and Jonny Cooper of Dublin during the National League game played in Killarney in 2013, the same time as Ireland played England in the Six Nations Championship.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The GAA could be looking at a crowd shortfall next March 1st when Dublin travel to play All-Ireland champions Kerry in Killarney in the national le(...)

 Minister for Diaspora Affairs Jimmy Deenihan: “The funding will support frontline welfare organisations to help members of the Irish community, particularly those who are elderly or vulnerable.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sixteen organisations providing welfare services and support to Irish emigrants in Australia will receive a total of almost €415,000 this year, Minis(...)

It has been a challenging time for arts organisations and artists, both affected by the downturn. I have always been a strong advocate for the arts an(...)

Tributes have been paid to the former Kerry Fine Gael Senator and former Tralee councillor John Blennerhassett who died on Sunday.

Tributes have been paid to the former Kerry Fine Gael Senator and former Tralee councillor John Blennerhassett who died on Sunday.He was 83. Mr Blenne(...)