The Irish Prison Service has been urged to keep its nursing committal forms under constant review after an inquest returned a verdict of suicide in the case of a man who took his own life less than four hours after being committed to Cork Prison.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
An idyllic summer afternoon in Croke Park, the type of day footballers dream about — getting an opportunity to showcase their skills and the fruits of all the work that goes into being an inter-county footballer.
Mon, 11 Jun, 2018
One of the most impressive statistics in the Championship season and one that is unlikely to be repeated, was the fact that Carlow did not record a single wide in their Leinster quarter-final win over Kildare, their first over the Lilywhites since 1953.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
Michael Harrington leads the Munster team in the first All-Ireland series at Grenagh this weekend. The Killarney man is hoping to make history as the first Kerry native to win the title when he faces Paul Rafferty on Saturday.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
A Championship opener at Dr Cullen Park may not have been one for the purists to salivate over, but the intrigue was constant and the reward for Carlow far greater than the immediacy of a Leinster quarter-final date with Dublin. That may be daunting, but it can wait, writes.
Mon, 22 May, 2017
The volunteers of Kerry Mountain Rescue Team have been praised at an inquest for risking their lives to recover from a steep ledge the body of a 66-year-old former marathon runner, who had climbed alone to the top of Ireland’s highest mountain, Carrauntoohil.
Fri, 20 Jan, 2017
John Martin closes the front door of his uncle Nick Power’s house behind him and makes for the top of Oxmantown road. His instruction, from there, is to turn right onto North Circular Road and head in the direction of the City centre until Croke Park presents itself in the Dublin skyline. Martin, having never been to Croker, hasn’t one iota where he’s going.
Sat, 28 May, 2016
Mon, 28 Mar, 2016