Paul O’Connell  leads the Ireland Captain’s Run at  Aviva Stadium ahead of Saturday’s World Cup warm-up match against  Wales. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

(...)’Connell also echoed what other Irish squad members have been saying since Ireland’s win over Scotland and he(...)

Dan Martin has signed a two-year deal to join the Etixx-QuickStep team for the 2016 and 2017 seasons. Photograph: Harry Engels/Velo/Getty Images)

Ireland’s Dan Martin has agreed a two-year contract to ride for Etixx-QuickStep, the Belgian team has announced. The 29-year-old Birmingham-born cycli(...)

Migrants wait for Macedonian police to allow them to cross the border along the Greek-Macedonian border, near the town of Gevgelija, on Friday. Photograph: Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images

(...) other issues, the country doesn’t have any mosques. “Since Slovakia is a Christian country, we cannot(...)

Van Morrison, Woodstock, NY, 1969. Moondance album cover shot. Photograph: Elliott Landy/LandyVision Inc.

(...) any other job, and if you wanted to do it, and loved doing it, then it was a good job. So that’s the(...)

Ultan MacDaragh: Moving away can slip you into a life you never wanted

(...). Beneath all the “Have a nice day, sir” and other plastic positivities, a loneliness had begun to fester. I(...)

(...) unashamed utopians.” No, we don’t. Utopianism has never led to anything other than catastrophe, because it(...)

Indian soldiers march at the India Gate war memorial during a ceremony to commemorate 50th anniversary of a war between India and Pakistan, in New Delhi, India. Photograph:  Reuters

(...) the other side had opened fire first. “Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing. Initially(...)

Stephen. It is understood Mr Alama raised the alarm with other crews on the quay after Mr Joyce collapsed(...)

Ksiaz castle in the underground of which there may be hidden the “ Nazi gold train” according to Polish treasure hunters. Poland’s government warned treasure-hunters that the Nazi “gold train” allegedly discovered in the country’s west is probably booby-trapped. Photograph: AFP Photo

(...) the Czech border that local legend says is laden with gold and other loot. Deputy Culture Minister(...)

(...) unsullied. Other cult movies that have managed to stay clear of that kind of attention include: John(...)