The study documented the diet and body weight of a nationally representative sample of secondary school students across Ireland during 2019 and until March 2020. File photograph: Getty

Irish teenagers are not eating enough fruit and vegetables. They are consuming less than three servings a day while consumption of sugar, salt and sat(...)

Irish journalist Donie O’Sullivan said he was ‘overwhelmed by all the love from Ireland’ on Wednesday night after he starred in US network CNN’s coverage of the siege at the Capitol in Washington. Image: CNN Screengrab.

Irish journalist Donie O’Sullivan said he was “overwhelmed by all the love from Ireland” on Wednesday night after he starred in US network CNN’s cover(...)

The mean body mass index of 19-year-old men and women in Ireland  increased in the period from 1985 to 2019. Photograph: Getty

Irish teenagers have become taller and heavier in the last 35 years, according to a global study published in The Lancet. The study of child and ado(...)

Willie Ahern, of Palace Bar on Fleet Street, Dublin, cleaning up in the closed pub during the coronavirus lockdown. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish poet and novelist Patrick Kavanagh once described the Palace Bar on Fleet Street in Dublin city centre as the “most wonderful temple of art”. T(...)

Team Ireland during the Special Olympic World Games 2019 opening ceremony in the Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Team Ireland got a taste of the big time on Thursday night when they participated in the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games in the U(...)

A portrait of George HW Bush hangs near the registry at the George HW Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas. Photograph: EPA

Irish tenor Ronan Tynan sang to the former US President George HW Bush during his final hours. The tenor sang Silent Night and a Gaelic song, accord(...)