Mirjana Lucic-Baroni of Croatia celebrates after beating Simona Halep of Romania during their women’s singles match at the French Open  in Paris. Photo: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

(...)-Baroni overpowered the third seed and 2014 finalist even more convincingly than at the US Open to reach the third(...)

Alexander McCall Smith during recording of the Books podcast in the Palace Bar in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

(...) for his Irish-set novel, Fatty O’Leary’s Dinner Party. It's a wonderfully witty tale of a US tourist(...)

Julia Holmes (63) and Thomas Ruttle (56), whose  bodies were discovered in the upstairs bedroom of a farmhouse in Boolaglass, Askeaton, Co Limerick. Photograph: Alan Betson

(...). “If you find us don’t revive us” – was one of the messages found among the 20 hand written post its(...)

Fifa president says the organisation welcomes “the actions and the investigations by the US and Swiss authorities and believe that it will help to reinforce measures that Fifa has already taken to root out any wrongdoing in football.” Photo: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Cayman Islands were arrested by Swiss authorities on behalf of the US Department of Justice, which has(...)

Ireland’s Ed Joyce: has the highest T20 batting average for his country – 30.84 in all games and 33.75 in internationals. Photograph: Inpho

(...) the wrong side of 30, but the heartening piece for us is their total commitment to the longer formats(...)

Members of Get the Boat to Vote, a group of Irish people who returning from London to vote in the same-sex marriage referendum last Friday, as they arrived at the Stena ferry terminal in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan 2:11

(...) had “travelled from wherever to wherever, to put a single mark on a paper” – many of us standing on(...)

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Longford’s Colm P Smyth and Dermot Brady close in on Offaly’s Joseph O’Connor during the Leinster championship first round clash at Tullamore. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

(...) get us to get a win over them in Croke Park. “Dublin are one of the best teams in the country. They(...)

‘Slowly, but surely, we have been chipping away at what former President Mary McAleese succinctly describes as “the architecture of homophobia”.’  Mary McAleese, who was speaking at a Belong To Yes event, with Dr Martin McAleese, Ciara Sheehan and Nathan Beatty, (right). Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

(...) and families – are now today’s voters and have secured marriage equality for us all. This has change(...)

Fiat’s first mid-size car for almost a decade was unveiled at the Istanbul motor show

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