Rory McIlroy is presented with a birthday cake ahead of the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy believes he is close to eliminating the “bad habits” which have contributed to being the only member of the world’s top five without a vi(...)

IPO candidates have not been helped by the performance of the broader stock market. The European Stoxx 600 equity index is down 9% this year

The vast majority of initial public offerings in the euro zone in 2016 are now trading below their offer price, raising doubts over whether this quart(...)

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, is to carry out an investigation following the death at the weekend of a young person in its care. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, is to carry out an investigation following the death at the weekend of a young person in its care. Chief executi(...)

Stonebreakers Yard at Kilmainham Gaol where 1916 Rising leaders were exectued. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Four leaders of the Easter Rising were remembered at Kilmainham Goal 100 years to the day after their execution. Joseph Mary Plunkett, a signatory t(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump makes an appearance prior to the start of play and speaks with golfer Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship at Trump National Doral Blue Monster Course. Photo: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

It’s probably no shock to learn that most US golfers tend to vote Republican – but the strength of ill feeling towards Hillary Clinton is perhaps mor(...)

Ben-David at the district court in Jerusalem. The state prosecutor said the damage Ben-David had caused Israel and the family of the Palestinian teen was “irreparable”. Photograph: AFP Photo

The family of a Palestinian boy abducted and burned alive by a Jewish extremist have demanded that the perpetrator’s home be demolished and his citize(...)

There is no real cause of alarm in that figure: the collection of €4.16 billion in VAT was still ahead of the opening four months of 2015. Although domestic demand drove the most recent phase of recovery, the VAT figures shows that consumers are spending somewhat less than anticipated even after an income tax cut in January.

New data illustrates the scale of the challenge awaiting the incoming government, whenever it takes power . Tax returns are up and unemployment is d(...)

Renoir Taha (30) from Dublin was on his way to a booking in Knockbridge, Co Louth, when  incident occurred

A striptease performer has said he is leaving his profession after he was attacked by a gang of men wielding iron bars that he believes were hired by (...)

Proposals for public sector pay set to be enacted by a Fine Gael-led minority government have met with a mixed reaction from unions. File photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has welcomed a commitment to increasing the number of gardaí to 15,000 and called on the next government to(...)

Barrister Ciaran Lawlor, counsel for 77-year-old cattle exporter Hubert Maxwell, told the Circuit Civil Court on Wednesday that his client was abandoning any claim of financial loss and should therefore not have to disclose financial documents.

One of the country’s leading exporter of pedigree cattle, who alleges he was defamed in an article in the Irish Farmers Journal three years ago, has b(...)