Gerry Heaslip (right) receiving his first prize from club secretary Stan Keon, following the fundraising competition on Lough Owel, last Sunday

With the game angling season now firmly closed for 2021, the focus turned to Lough Owel in Mullingar last Sunday for the club’s annual fundraising com(...)

Bluefin tuna, subject of an intense catch, tag and release programme in Irish coastal waters

Anglers in Ireland are taking part in a unique catch, tag and release programme to help Irish and international scientists learn more about the larges(...)

At a re-enactment to commemorate Martin Doyle were Brendan O’Neill and John Greer. Photograph: Mary Browne

In March 1919 Martin Doyle returned to his native New Ross a war hero. He won the Victoria Cross in September 1918 for an incredible feat of gallantry(...)

A garda handles a piece of debris near the scene of the aircraft crash in Duncormick, Co Wexford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

A former manager of Waterford Airport was one of the men who died in Sunday evening’s aircraft accident in Co Wexford. Peter Tawse (61) from New Ros(...)

Fianna Fáil general election candidate Lisa McDonald: ‘not happy’ at party moves.

A Fianna Fáil general election candidate has accused her party of “sexism” and says its Dáil team resembles an “out of shape” male soccer team. Wexfo(...)

Banksy’s Turbo Zone Truck 2000 (£1-£1.5 million), Bonhams

Results Wednesday, September 4th – Victor Mitchell, Mount Butler Rooms, Roscrea. Large Donegal carpet €2,600 (€2,500-€3,500) Forthcoming auctions S(...)

One of the first press packs of the band U2 sold for €2,700

Auction results Monday, August 26th, RJ Keighery, Waterford, Antique Furniture Auction, Waterford Crystal lots sold well, including the master cutter(...)

Lester Cassidy with RTÉ’s Fergal Keane and  Irish Times angling correspondent Derek Evans at the new facility on the river Moy

“This new facility is going to be a life-changer for me,” declared Lester Cassidy following the opening of the East Mayo Anglers’ Association (EMAA) d(...)

“Deep concern and dissatisfaction”: the Abbey Theatre’s directors, Graham McLaren and Neil Murray. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

More than 300 actors, directors, designers, agents and playwrights have complained to the Minister for Culture about the Abbey Theatre’s recently adop(...)

Mr Justice George Birmingham reminded Michael Sheehan’s lawyers that the court had power to increase sentences as well as decrease them. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A drink-driver who knocked down three elderly men after a burglary spree has withdrawn an appeal against his eight-year sentence after being told his (...)

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