Dublin Bus driver Kevin McDonnell: being spat at had a “major impact” on his mental health, so much so that he hasn’t returned to work since. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Debbie Lawlor (49), from Tallaght, has worked as a Bus Éireann driver for 12 years. Last March, she sat in her bus ready to depart from Busáras statio(...)

Carnacon players celebrating their All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Football Championship victory in December 2017. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

All-Ireland senior women’s club football champions Carnacon will not be able to defend their title following the shock decision to remove them from th(...)

Patrick O’Connor’s goal helped inspire Sligo’s come back against Derry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sligo 3-11 Derry 2-12 Second half goals from Kevin McDonnell and Patrick O’Connor in a four-minute spell set up Sligo for survival as they sent Derry(...)

Aidan O’Shea scored a hattrick as Mayo thrashed Sligo to in their fifth Connacht title in a row. Photograph: Inpho

Sligo 2-11 Mayo 6-25 There comes a point on a day like this when numbers start to lose their meaning. Still, for what it’s worth and to satisfy the re(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Carlow 2-15 Laois 4-7 Not since they beat Laois in O’Moore Park five years ago had Carlow scored a goal in the championship or won a game but l(...)