Melvin Rattigan (21), of St Mary’s Park, Dunsink Lane, Finglas, Dublin, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court where he received 240 hours of community service. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 18-year-old driver who fled the scene after his car hit a cyclist has been sentenced to community service in lieu of going to prison. Melvin Rattig(...)

 Eimear Scally of Cork in action against Fiona Hudson of Dublin during the Lidl Ladies Football National League Division one  semi-final  at Nowlan Park in Kilkenny. Photograph:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Cork 1-16 Dublin 0-13 Orla Finn and Eimear Scally combined for 1-10 as holders Cork qualified for a 10th successive Lidl Ladies National Football Lea(...)

With her first two young-adult novels, Taking Flight and Grounded, Sheena Wilkinson quickly established a reputation as one of our foremost writers(...)