Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says he will have no hesitation in immediately calling up new signings Yacouba Sylla and Simon Dawkins despite their lack of Barclays Premier League experience.
New signings are ready to go - Lambert
Complaint made to Gardaí about disclosure of information by NAMA
Political pressure mounted on the secretive state property agency for full disclosure of alleged suspicious transactions by its former officials.
Man charged with the kidnapping of Securicor worker acquitted
One of four men accused of taking part in the kidnapping of a Securicor worker and his family and the robbery of the company of €2.28 million has been found not guilty after a 45 day long trial.
Man tries to swap alligator for beer in Florida shop
A man has tried to swap an alligator for a pack of beers at a shop in Florida.
In Photos: Great Train Robber Ronnie Biggs
Kathryn Thomas planning a family Christmas... but without her new squeeze, Padraig
SHE won't be lonely this Christmas. RTE's golden girl Kathryn Thomas will not be spending Christmas Day with her other half, Padraig McLoughlin, but she'll have her hands full.
Happy 50th Brad - 10 things you probably didn't know about the star
Imagine, it's Brad Pitt's 50th birthday today.
Bruce Willis set to become a dad again with supermodel wife
DEMI Moore's ex-husband is to become a dad for the fourth time at the age of 58.
Glee end 'bittersweet' for Morrison
Matthew Morrison has revealed that he has "mixed feelings" about Glee ending.
DiCaprio fine with screen nudity
Leonardo DiCaprio has revealed he didn't mind showing some skin in The Wolf Of Wall Street.
Tarantino: I wanted to quit movies
Quentin Tarantino has revealed that he once considered quitting the movie-making business.
Cooper: Booze would have ruined me
Bradley Cooper has revealed that he had to stop drinking - because it would have "sabotaged" his life.
Simon Cowell chooses Christmas with ex-girlfriend Sinitta and not pregnant partner Lauren
Simon Cowell will reportedly spend Christmas with ex-girlfriend Sinitta.
While Kendall Jenner and Harry Styles heat up, little sister Kylie is looking for love
Kylie Jenner isn't dating Jaden Smith, but does want a date for prom.
Bradley Cooper: Drugs almost ruined me
Bradley Cooper decided to get sober after realising his addictions were going to "sabotage" his life.