Joe Carroll

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Gonzaga’s Henry Godson  and his team-mates celebrate at the final whistle of the Leinster Schools Senior Cup semi-final against Clongowes at Donnybrook. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Gonzaga College 22 Clongowes Wood College 19 Gonzaga created history by making the Leinster Senior Cup final for the first time on the back of the un(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Eileen Battersby in Drogheda at St Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Co Louth.  Photograph: Donall Farmer

Literary critic, author and journalist Eileen Battersby was a “brilliant”, “beguiling”, “beautiful”, “courageous”, “dynamic” romantic who lived by her(...)

Readers can view Mundy singing An Spailpín Fánach with Kíla.

Who said learning Irish wasn’t fun! Prominent Irish band Kíla have published an experimental DVD aimed at inspiring children to learn songs in Irish t(...)

Their six-track mini-album Curtains held a lot of promise when it was released in 2016, but all too often we see bands falling at the first hurdle and(...)

Sticky, tasty rotisserie chicken from Poulet Bonne Femme - perfect for summer picnics

Barbecue classes Cooking on a barbecue is something most of us do, with varying degrees of success. I know someone who cooks a family-sized turke(...)

Miler Magrath: “The rehabilitation process could be tricky. For Catholics, Miler has the double black mark of being a ‘heretic’  for taking the Oath of Supremacy to Elizabeth and for having been excommunicated. On the Protestant side, Miler is an embarrassment, although the only known portrait of him hangs alongside those of other bishops in the Clogher episcopal gallery. ”

It may be time to rehabilitate Miler Magrath as Ireland’s pioneering ecumenist. He managed to be simultaneously a Catholic and a Protestant bishop, a (...)