Proposals by Minister for Communications Alex White to designate the Six Nations rugby championship free-to-air on TV will be resisted by Fine Gael Ministers, according to party sources.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times.

(...) general public. That process is expected to take several months. Over the course of the weekend, Mr White(...)

The controversy that has dogged the investigation into the murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier started on the day her body was found near her holiday home at Drinane,Toormore outside Schull.

(...) confession and that is how I treated it . . . I didn’t take it as black humour.”By the time gardaí moved to(...)

 Jules Thomas and Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts earlier this month. Photograph: Collins.

(...) with her husband, Chris Farrell and their five children from Glanmire near Cork city following their(...)

 Accompanied by his lawyer Giulia Bongiorno (left) Raffaele Sollecito departs after giving a press conference in Rome on Monday following the overturning of his murder conviction last week by the country’s highest court. Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/EPA.

(...), what measures to take, but this is all far in the future.”The American Knox and Italian Sollecito were(...)

A car carrying British prime minister David Cameron leaves Buckingham Palace after he  had a private audience with  Queen Elizaberth to formalise the dissolution of parliament in London on Monday. Photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images.

(...) overhead, a formality marking the end of five years of coalition government between his Conservatives and(...)

Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the Portiuncula Hospital in Co Galway, says the review team is independent, and will be supported by investigatory staff drawn from other HSE hospital groups. Joe O’Shaughnessy

(...) of Leeds, is expected to take five months to complete the investigation.Its initial focus will be on(...)

Shane Long’s stoppage time goal keeps Ireland’s Euro 2016 qualification hopes alive. Photograph: Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • March 30, 2015, 08:41

(...) disappointed they missed a golden opportunity to take all three points and make a vital step towards a ticket(...)

Jimmy Walker waves to fans after winning the Valero Texas Open  at TPC San Antonio. Photograph: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

(...), having perhaps left his run too late before finishing with four birdies in the last five holes(...)

“When we entered the awards we were selling 100,000 units a year,” says Aerogen CEO John Power. “This year we will do one million units and we have treated more than two million patients overall so far.”

(...) empowering business owners throughout the world to take control of the image of their business and produce(...)

On the moo-ve: after more than three decades, the milk quota regime is being abolished. Photograph: AFP/George Gobet

(...) be celebrating too. Five years of preparations for the new era of Irish dairy will culminate tomorrow(...)