The Left Wing: Champions Cup review, rugby Christmas parties and Jordi Murphy on why he decided to leave Leinster
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Jordi...
On this week's episode of The Left Wing, Will Slattery and Luke Fitzgerald are joined by Jordi...
Irish band Picture This is to play a surprise gig tonight in Dublin, with the location set to be revealed at 8pm.
Gardaí have seized €500,000 worth of counterfeit car parts following the search of a premises in Castleblayney, Co Monaghan.
Yesterday, Dublin chef Oliver Dunne hit out at the number of people who don’t cancel their restaurant bookings and then fail to show up.
Two Chicago police officers have been fatally struck by a train as they investigated a report of gunshots in the city.
A man missing from Dublin has been found safe and well.
A young student has captured her grandfather's reaction every time she visits him - and her compilation video has sparked a lot of love online.
Kathryn Thomas said she is eagerly awaiting her incoming 40th birthday and plans to celebrate accordingly.
More than 40 people have been injured in an explosion at a restaurant in Sapporo, northern Japan.
Chester Zoo has said it is "devastated" by the loss of some of its animals in yesterday's fire, as supporters helped it smash a fundraising target.
Armoured vehicles and thousands of officers are to be deployed again in Paris on Saturday and Sunday as police anticipate a fifth straight weekend of...
Former Republic of Ireland defender Richard Dunne has claimed he was called an 'Irish c***' by a Chelsea fan during his playing career in the...
Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he bought the silence of two women because Mr Trump was "very concerned" about how their stories of alleged affairs with him would affect his...
Ireland's Shane Ryan has won bronze in the final of the 50m backstroke at the World Short Course...
Joey Carbery eagerly anticipated partnership will be formed tomorrow when Munster lock horns with French champions Castres Olympique at Stade...
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that she intended to re-schedule a delayed vote in parliament on her Brexit plan in the week starting on January 14.
Former Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hinted he is staying at Los Angeles Galaxy amid speculation about his future.
Premier League leaders Liverpool have been handed a Champions League last-16 tie against German giants Bayern Munich.
Former Munster and Ireland international Alan Quinlan has branded Castre Olympique a disgrace for the tactics they deployed in their ill-tempered 13-12 win over Johann van Graan's side on Saturday.
BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May will state her opposition to a second Brexit referendum on Monday, telling parliament such a vote would "break faith" with British people and do "irreparable damage" to politics.
A 67-year-old woman who had been reported missing from her home in Tallaght has been found safe and well.
The grandfather of a three-year-old boy who died after being struck by a car in Co Down has said he is heartbroken.
Gardai have appealed for witnesses to a cash-in-transit van robbery which took place on Friday afternoon.
Gardai are continuing to appeal for witnesses after a man in his late 40s was killed after being struck by a car in the early hours of this morning.
Thousands of protesters took to the streets of French cities on Saturday in the fifth weekend of nationwide demonstrations against Emmanuel Macron's government, despite calls to hold off after a shooting in Strasbourg earlier this week.
World Rugby Player of the Year Johnny Sexton has been passed fit to start in Leinster's Champions Cup clash with Bath tomorrow evening at the Aviva Stadium.
A Galway man is now €20,000 richer after his mother gifted him a National Lottery scratch card this week.
A baby boy who was attacked by two dogs near Peterborough last month died in hospital on Thursday, Cambridgeshire Police said.
Applegreen is dropping fuel prices by 5c a litre across all service stations from today.
The cost of redeveloping Páirc Uí Chaoimh has spiralled to almost €110m according to a leading GAA executive.
A seven-year-old girl from Guatemala died of dehydration and shock hours after she was taken into US Border Patrol custody, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has said preparations for a no deal Brexit are being stepped up after a night of bruising discussions with EU leaders in Brussels.
VETERAN left-wing Irish republican Sean Garland has died aged 84.
The US Senate has passed a resolution saying Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is responsible for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Celtic dramatically won through to the knockout stage of the Europa League despite a 2-1 defeat by Salzburg at Parkhead.
Aston Villa have suspended long-serving youth coach Kevin MacDonald from working with players pending an investigation into allegations of bullying in the 1990s.
The suspected Strasbourg shooter Cherif Chekatt has reportedly been killed during a police operation.
Rangers crashed out of the Europa League after conceding a late goal to lose 1-0 against Rapid Vienna.
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen will step down at the end of the 2019 World Cup, New Zealand Rugby Union has announced.
Substitute Olivier Giroud saved Chelsea from an embarrassing Europa League loss at Vidi.
Former Ulster and Ireland flyhalf Paddy Jackson has been named at number 10 for Perpignan's Challenge Cup clash with Connacht tomorrow night.
Gardaí are appealing to the public for information on a missing 17-year-old boy.
Ireland's Shane Ryan will compete in the final of the 50m backstroke final at the World Short Course Swimming Championships in China after breaking the Irish record twice today.
Tottenham have expressed their "great concern" at reports their supporters were subjected to heavy-handed treatment from stewards in Barcelona and said they would be seeking answers from the relevant authorities.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Brussels today to lobby European leaders for help after she survived a parliamentary mutiny that highlighted the deadlock over Brexit.
After news broke that a body was found in the search for missing tourist Grace Millane; New Zealand host Megan Annear of 'The Edge Breakfast with Dom, Meg & Randell', read this emotional open letter.
The European Union "stands ready to examine whether any further assurance can be provided" to Britain over the Irish backstop and their tentative divorce agreement, a draft seen by Reuters shows.
Families of some of the 189 people killed in a Lion Air plane crash plan a protest rally in Indonesia on Thursday, while stalled efforts to bring the main wreckage to the surface and find the second black box are set to resume next week.
Hundreds of security forces have combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man suspected of opening fire near Strasbourg's famous Christmas market.
A high-speed train has hit a railway engine and crashed into a pedestrian overpass at a station in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing nine people, officials and news reports said.
High-profile women from across public life gathered in the National Gallery of Ireland to mark 100 years since women were granted the vote and first participated in a general election.
The historic law to legalise abortion in Ireland is expected to move a step closer today as it returns to the Seanad for the final stages.
BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May has vowed to get "legal and political assurances" on the backstop from EU leaders after she survived a challenge to her leadership of the Conservative party.
A PEDESTRIAN in his 60s has been killed in Dublin.
A street in a western German town got a repaving worthy of fictional sweet maker Willy Wonka when a tonne of chocolate flowed out of a factory and solidified.
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed that Leigh Griffiths will be out of football "for a period of time" as he "needs some help."
Dublin Airport has warned passengers not to wrap Christmas presents if they are carrying them in hand luggage this festive season.
Kerry native Conor Cox has completed his transfer from Listowel Emmets to Roscommon club Eire Óg and will join Anthony Cunningham's squad for the 2019 season
Four men who were arrested following an investigation into the alleged deception in the buying and selling of vintage and classic cars have been released without charge.
Met Eireann has issued two weather warnings as strong winds and heavy rain is expected to hit on Wednesday.
Former Manchester City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure has left Olympiakos Piraeus three months after rejoining the Greek Super League club.
Joe Schmidt turned down a job on the All Blacks backroom team to lead Ireland to next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Former Tyrone star Sean Cavanagh has admitted he fears the effects of suffering 3-4 concussions a season throughout his career.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has told Conservative MPs she will not lead the party into the next general election.
Theresa May faces a leadership challenge from Tory MPs after delaying a Commons vote on her Brexit deal.
Sky has announced that it will no longer be involved with cycling after 2019, bringing an end to its nine-year ownership and sponsorship of Team Sky.
Lawmakers in British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party on Wednesday triggered a confidence vote in her leadership after Britain's planned divorce from the European Union was plunged into chaos.
Police searched through eastern France on Wednesday for a man suspected of killing at least two people in a gun attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg and who was known to have been religiously radicalised while in jail.
An under-strength Borussia Dortmund deepened AS Monaco's season-long misery with a 2-0 away victory that ensured they finished top of Champions League Group A ahead of Atletico Madrid.
THE Government is ramping up preparations for a cliff-edge Brexit but is keeping many details under wraps for the moment. Here is what we know so far:
Friends of the Elderly hosted their second of three annual Christmas parties today, raising money for the charity.
Gardaí investigating the circumstances of a farm death have arrested a man this morning.
A woman who died from serious head injuries suffered on a train was a charity worker returning from a Christmas shopping trip with friends.
Former Munster boss Rassie Erasmus will step down as Springboks coach after next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan.
Leinster and Ireland fly-half Johnny Sexton has signed a contract extension with the Irish Rugby Football Union until the end of the 2020-21 season.
Dragons have parted company with head coach Bernard Jackman, according to reports.
Kerry GAA have formed a committee and produced an informative booklet with a view to keeping young players playing and living in the Kingdom.
Gary Neville has criticised Manchester United's backroom team over their treatment of Romelu Lukaku.
Republic of Ireland under-21 boss Stephen Kenny will have to negotiate a group containing Italy and Sweden if they are to qualify for the 2021 European Championships.
The Chelsea fan accused of abusing Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling has denied the insults were racist in nature.
Gary Neville believes Raheem Sterling has been subjected to years of "vicious", racially-motivated critcism.
Northern Ireland's most senior fireman has been suspended from duty.
The US military has declared five missing crew members dead after their refuelling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast.
Irish rugby coach Joe Schmidt has encouraged families of seriously ill children to be "open" and share their personal stories to help stay positive.
Saoirse Ronan has revealed that she signed up to be Mary, Queen of Scots when she was just 18.
The Food Safety Authority (FSAI) have issued a warning to restaurant owners to ensure “compliance with the law” over the festive period, after 14 enforcement orders were issued last month.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes racist behaviour in football should be punished but that the perpetrators do not deserve the attention they are given.
A youth accused of the rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl has opted not to give evidence in his defence.
Not only can they play football, the Mullinalaghta history-makers can sing too.
Dublin Fire Brigade (DFB) has issued a warning over Christmas trees in homes this festive season.
A former policeman in Russia has been convicted of murdering 56 women, bringing the number he is believed to have killed to at least 78.
The Champions League returns this week with the final fixtures of the group stage.
Laois star John O'Loughlin wants players and coaches to give proposed new rules in gaelic football a chance, even though he was the first ever player to fall victim to the new handpass law in a competitive game
The man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane was jeered in court as his identity was revealed publicly for the first time.
Liverpool defender Joe Gomez has signed a new contract which will keep him at the club until the summer of 2024.
Chelsea fan Nathan Lewis says it was "quite scary" to have been so close to the supporters who allegedly racially abused Raheem Sterling.
A decision on the future of Wallabies coach Michael Cheika should be "wrapped up" by Christmas after he presented his end-of-year review at a Rugby Australia (RA) board meeting on Monday, according to chairman Cameron Clyne.
The British Foreign Office is providing support to a group of British nationals after four teenagers and their teacher were reportedly sexually assaulted in Ghana.
Donald Trump has been evaluating new candidates to serve as his next chief of staff after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through.
MPs will vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal on Tuesday in what is the most important Parliamentary decision in decades.
New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern has given an emotional apology to the family of British backpacker Grace Millane, saying: "Your daughter should have been safe here, and she wasn't, and I'm sorry for that."
Leicester kept their slim Heineken Champions Cup hopes alive by securing a four-try bonus point in a thrilling 36-26 defeat to Racing 92 in Paris.
A young boy who was earlier reported missing has been located safe and well.
Munster head coach Johann Van Graan hailed his side's second-half display as they secured a 30-5 win over Castres Olympique in their Heineken Champions Cup clash at Thomond Park.
Ben Earl came off the bench to inspire a second-half turnaround as Saracens survived a scare from Cardiff Blues to record an emphatic 51-25 bonus-point victory in the Heineken Champions Cup.
Mullinalaghta's historic run in the Leinster club championship got its fairytale finale today after a late penalty saw them defeat Dublin champions Kilmacud Crokes by 1-8 to 1-6 in O'Connor Park Tullamore.
Min showed admirable battling qualities to make a winning return to action in the John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase at the Naas track.
The prospect of working for the British royal family had thousands clicking online job adverts this year.
Sarah Healy was a victim of the treacherous under-foot conditions at the European Cross Country Championships at the Beekse Bergen Safari Park in Tilburg, Netherlands.
Three second half tries helped Munster to a comfortable victory in a frustrating game to watch.
Virgin Media presenter Aidan Cooney has left Ireland AM, the station has confirmed.
Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian has admitted he misses Italy as rumours linking him with a return to his homeland continue.
Raheem Sterling has accused newspapers of helping to "fuel racism" with the way in which they portray young black footballers.