Jack McCaffrey celebrates after the game. Photograph: ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

Jack McCaffrey takes a big comfy seat in the lounge of the Gibson Hotel and lets another one sink in, sip after delicious sip. Every player who wins a(...)

Cork children Olan Hanrahan (7) from Charleville, Kumail Alhlaichi (5) from Blackpool, and Alex Madden (6) from Aherla have unleashed their superpowers for the ‘Mercy Heroes’, which raises funds for POONS, the Paediatric Oncology Outreach Nursing Service. The service allows children with cancer to receive treatment from the comfort of their own home. The Mercy Hospital Foundation in Cork is holding its fundraising day on Friday, October 19th. Register at mercyfundraising.ie to receive a ‘Mercy Heroes’ pack full of information and ideas. Photograph: Ed Godsell and John Allen

1) Only one in seven people bring their unused, out-of-date medications back to their pharmacy, where they can be disposed of safely, according to a n(...)

The new system will  see insurance companies sharing data on insured drivers with gardaí. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardaí will be able to capture uninsured drivers by automatic number plate roadside checks from the end of September, the Minister of State for Financ(...)

Conor McManus and his team-mates celebrate the Ulster final victory over Donegal last year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This weekend the Ulster championship semi-final brings together the two counties who have shared the last five provincial titles. Donegal are well-k(...)