Ryan Griffin Vearer (17) arrives for the start of his Leaving Cert exams at Beneavin De La Salle College, Finglas. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The predicted poets appeared and students had more choice and time than ever before in one of the most well-received English papers in years, teachers(...)

The west coast is especially suited to developing floating wind turbines combined with green hydrogen production. Photograph: iStock

Island communities off the west coast are to join forces with a view to generating offshore wind energy tied into hydrogen fuel production through a n(...)

Paul McCormack (left) with guide Karl Pierce at the US Blind Golf Open.

Rory McIlroy’s pursuit of a maiden US Masters title and a career Grand Slam goes on after he fell short again at Augusta, finishing tied for seventh p(...)

Gareth Jones (22),  of Mellowes Park, Finglas, Dublin pleaded guilty to careless driving causing the death of Paul McCormack at Tolka Valley Road, Finglas on June 26th, 2015. He has been handed a nine-month sentence. Photograph: Collins Courts

The mother of a boy killed by a learner driver has presented a letter to her son’s killer wishing him well, showing what a judge noted was magnanimity(...)

Gareth Jones swerved to avoid three pedestrians as they crossed Tolka Valley Road (above) but hit Paul McCormack (16), who had changed direction to try and get back to the path. File photograph: Google Street View

A 21-year-old unaccompanied learner driver who was speeding when he hit and killed a teenager will be sentenced next week. Gareth Jones swerved to av(...)

Gavin Lynch, who is growing nut trees, with some of last year's harvest. Photograph: Eric Luke

A mini-revolution is happening in fruit and nut cultivation in Ireland as pioneering horticulturalists introduce varieties of walnuts, hazelnut(...)