Kilkenny’s Eoin Kenny scores one of their eight goals against Derry. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 8-35 Derry 0-7 Kilkenny will have learned little from this rout as they bid to capture their first All-Ireland Under-21 crown since 2008. Fo(...)

Tomorrow (and until August 20th): ‘Annie’ at  Cork Opera House. Photograph:  Clare Keogh

★★★★★ It’s impossible to detect where any expense has been spared in this Cork Opera House production of Annie. Director Ronan Phelan establishes a (...)

A psychiatrist has told the Seanad of a severe  lack of beds in the child and adolescent mental health service in Ireland. Photograph: iStock/File

It is almost impossible for medical professionals to find a hospital bed for a child or adolescent struggling with mental health problems, a psychiatr(...)

Rudd’s is based in Birr Co Offaly and makes premium sausages, black and white puddings and rashers which it sells under its own brand. It also supplies own-label products to multiples such as Dunnes and Musgraves.

Meat processor Loughnane’s is poised to buy rival Rudd’s from the O’Brien Fine Foods group. Sean Loughnane Galway Ltd confirmed on Monday that it has(...)

Rachid Redouane flanked by Khuram Butt (left) and Youssef Zaghba. It is probable Redouane associated with extremists while living in Ireland. Photograph: London Metropolitan Police/Reuters

The revelation that one of the three men involved in the brutal attack in London last weekend had been an Irish resident will place Ireland’s security(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and British prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Andy Buchanan/Lindsey Parnaby/AFP/Getty Images

As Britain prepares to go to the polls next week, Irish Times Abroad asks readers there who they intend to vote for, and why. Denise Power, living in(...)

Sporting Fingal celebrate their 2009  FAI Cup victory over Shamrock Rovers. Withinh 15 months the club was gone.  Photograph: Paul Walsh

It is 4.51pm on November 22nd, 2009 in Tallaght Stadium and Gary O’Neill has contorted himself in a superhuman manner to head the winning goal in the (...)

 Mourners at the funeral of victims of the fire in Clondalkin at St Anne’s Church, Shankill. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Holly and Jordan loved their mammy, and she loved them, but they were together now and not alone, their funeral Mass heard on Monday. The two childr(...)

Mourners at the prayer service in Bray for Annmarie, Paris, AJ, Holly and Jordan O’Brien, who died in the Clondalkin fire. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A backdrop of children’s balloons and five coffins side-by-side underscored the sense of unreality at the prayer service on Sunday for those who died (...)

Annmarie O’Brien, her daughter Paris, and her cousin’s  daughters Holly  and  Jordan O’Brien who died in a fire at Kilcronan estate in Clondalkin, Dublin.

The funeral of four people who died in a fire in an apartment in Clondalkin, Dublin will take place on Monday. Pregnant Annmarie O’Brien (27) and he(...)