Caroline Boyle, owner of Salamanca Restaurant, Dublin. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

“This is the strangest maternity leave ever,” says Caroline Boyle, owner of Salamanca, a tapas restaurant in the heart of Dublin city centre, within s(...)

Demi Isaac Oviawe in a promotional shot for RTÉ’s Dancing with the Stars.

Young Offenders actor Demi Isaac Oviawe was among those celebrating after receiving her Leaving Cert results on Tuesday. The 18-year-old from Mallow (...)

Baby Stevie Cullivan who  died two days after birth at Mullingar hospital.

A baby boy died after he suffered a lack of oxygen to the brain shortly before birth, an inquest has heard. Baby Stevie Cullivan was born limp and u(...)

Ger Cunningham:   nearly 20 players have left since he took over as Dublin manager. Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

For many Dublin hurling supporters this weekend’s opening championship match against Galway is viewed with the same enthusiasm and sense of resignatio(...)

The Dublin senior hurling team ahead of their Leinster championship quarter-final defeat of Wexford at Croke Park last month. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Dublin hurlers go up against Kilkenny this evening in Portlaoise. In ways it’s like the task of Sisyphus, shoving a boulder up the hill and watching i(...)

The death of Bernie Guerin (84) meant “the passing of another wonderful Irish mother,” said Fr Michael O’Grady at her funeral Mass in the Church of(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody  (right) congratulates manager  Anthony Daly after Saturday’s historic victory for the Dublin hurlers  in  Portlaoise. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

The phrase, “journalism is the first rough-draft of history” has predictable appeal for reporters. Providing building blocks for the knowledge and und(...)

Danny Sutcliffe slips past the challenge of  defender Tommy Walsh to score the goal that made sure of the Dublin hurlers’ historic Leinster championship victory over Kilkenny. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

A hurling All-Ireland for Dublin would be worth five football equivalents, according to former county hurling manager Michael O’Grady, who also chaire(...)