Retired postman Michael O’Donoghue from Pallasgreen, Co Limerick, who has recovered from bowel cancer after discovering he had the disease in 2010. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Michael O’Donoghue credits a sixth sense for the fact that he is alive today. The 66-year-old from Pallasgreen in Co Limerick, had a “strange intuitio(...)

View of Sing Sing, a vault at Kilquane Cemetery, Knockraha, Co Cork, used by the IRA for holding prisoners during the War of Independence. Photograph:  Gerard Murphy

A controversial thesis that the killing of some 13 Protestants by members of the IRA in West Cork in April 1922 during the truce was sectarian has bee(...)

DIT progressed to a Walsh Cup quarter-final against Kilkenny, with a hard-fought extra-time win against Westmeath at Cusack Park, Mullingar, yesterday(...)

Martin Delaney from Clonmel at Saturday’s anti-pylon protest walk to the Mahon Falls, Co Waterford. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

More than 1,500 people walked in the cold winter rain at the weekend to protest against any proposed Eirgrid network of pylons designated for the area(...)