Irish Red Cross volunteer inmates at the Community Based Health in Detention Workshop at the Midlands Prison in Portlaoise. Photograph: James Forde

A pioneering health programme in Irish prisons has been credited with reducing knife attacks, improving the mental health of inmates and increasing th(...)

Ballyhale Shamrocks’ Adrian Mullen celebrates scoring a goal with Eoin Cody. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ballyhale Shamrocks (Kilkenny) 2-21 Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) 0-11 Never let it be said that Ballyhale don’t know how to share the credit around.(...)

Irish troops moving over the captured German 2nd line at Cambrai, France, circa 1917. Photograph: Paul Popper/Popperfoto/Getty Images

January 21st, 1919 was an auspicious day in Irish history. The War of Independence started when men from the 3rd Tipperary Brigade of the Irish Volunt(...)

Stephen O’Connor (19), of Castle Manor, Newcastle, Co Wicklow, leaving  Dublin Circuit Criminal Court  after receiving a suspended sentence. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A Wicklow teenager who stole two bags of cash while he was working with security company G4S has been given an 18 month suspended sentence. Stephen O(...)

Broadband wholesaler Siro and telecoms group Vodafone aim to supercharge businesses in Cavan with the launch of a new “gigabit hub”. The hub provides(...)

Ireland took two bronze medals at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria on Saturday. The Ireland lightweight pair of David O’M(...)

The Dublin Festival of History will conclude this weekend with a lecture by Trinity College Dublin historian Dr Stephen O’Connor about ex-British servicemen who joined the IRA during the War of Independence. He has counted 124 to date, the best known of whom was Tom Barry

Back To Our Past: Back To Our Past is a genealogy, family and social history event for people interested in tracing their Irish roots and learning mor(...)

The Irish team competing at the World Rowing Championships in Plovdiv, Bulgaria this week.

Ireland crews found the going tough in their heats at the World Under-23 Rowing Championships in the high temperatures of Plovdiv in Bulgaria. All fo(...)

Crews train ahead of racing on the first day of last year’s Henley Royal Regatta at Henley-on-Thames, England. Photograph: Getty Images.

Three Irish crews must fight to make it to the main draw at Henley Royal Regatta. The young coxed four from University College, Cork, compete in the (...)

 Kevin Bonnie of St Vincent’s  scores his side’s third goal against Ballyboden St Enda’s. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

St Vincent’s 4-12 Ballyboden St Enda’s 0-15: First-half goals by Diarmuid Connolly, Ciaran Dorney and Kevin Bonnie helped St Vincent’s comfortably a(...)

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