John Murphy

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A study by researchers at Dublin City University found that only 8 per cent of teens are getting the daily recommendation of 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity. Photograph: iStock

Teenagers who play sport are much more likely to have higher levels of wellbeing and lower symptoms of anxiety and depression, new research shows. Th(...)

Bus Éireann bus on Dublin to Cork route arrives in Cashel, Co Tipperary. Photograph: John D Kelly

Bus Éireann has said that its Expressway service from Dublin to Belfast will be suspended indefinitely from November. The route was among a number wh(...)

Donegal superfan John Murphy from Donegal Town. Photograph:  Joe Dunne

The ticket arrived by post on a sparkling Wednesday in Donegal Town. Courtesy of the county board. John Murphy was beginning to get worried. He has at(...)

Pattern performer Roaring Lion took the Irish Champion Stakes under Oisín Murphy in 2018. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Irish Champion Stakes, €750,000 centrepiece of the upcoming Irish Champions Weekend, will not be sponsored. In April it was confirmed that Qatari(...)

Séamus Heffernan  on Chief Little Hawk (left) holds off Chris Hayes on Monaasib to win the Irish EBF Ballyhane Stakes at Naas on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The inaugural running of Ireland’s richest two-year-old race saw Aidan O’Brien’s Chief Little Hawk spring a 22-1 surprise at Naas on Sunday. Owned b(...)

Bus drivers have claimed that Covid-19 restrictions have left them without toilet facilities on their routes. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Bus drivers have claimed that Covid-19 restrictions have left them without toilet facilities on their routes. They said that having to return to depo(...)

Fr John Murphy: A deeply spiritual man who cherished his parishioners and the rhythm of pastoral ministry

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

Prof Roy Philip, neonatologist at University Maternity Hospital Limerick, cites a dramatic drop in very low-weight babies being born at the hospital.  Photograph: Alan Place

Mandy Daly still wonders if she hadn’t got on to a plane, would she have not gone into premature labour and her daughter not had to cope with the comp(...)

Window cleaning at the InterContinental prior to re-opening. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/ The Irish Times

Screens, so discreet as to be practically invisible, shielding staff at the check-in and concierge desks are just some of THE things guests can exp(...)

Several companies who traditionally run camps have decided not to do so in 2020, and a few others are still in the process of deciding whether hosting camps is feasible. Photograph: Getty Images

Every year, the number of summer camps – types and locations – across the island has increased steadily. At least, that was the trend until this year.(...)

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