Ulster’s Ian Humphreys charges through the Scarlets defence during the province’s victory at Kingspan stadium. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Ulster fulfilled the pre-match remit of winning with a bonus point, but the victory extracted a high tariff as five players went off injured. Stuart O(...)

 AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd leaves Tauranga District Court today after being charged with attempting to arrange a murder. Photograph: Joel Ford/Getty Images. 0:52

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd has been charged with attempting to procure murder, threatening to kill and possession of narcotics.The 60-year-old Australian(...)

63 Upper Drumcondra Road, Dublin 9. €1.25m

The couple who bought this four-bedroom house seven years ago planned to stay here forever and it was transformed with that in mind. Apart from its g(...)

 Brian O’Driscoll  is to join Newstalk in September. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho 1:50

Brian O’Driscoll has announced that he will join the Off the Ball team on Newstalk radio, starting in September. The former Lions, Ireland and (...)

(From left): Frank and Paula Cullen, the parents of Leo  with Brian O’Driscoll’s mother and father Geraldine and Frank at the Westin Hotel, Dublin .Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Tonight at the RDS Leinster will hope to celebrate victory in the RaboDirect Pro12 against the Glasgow Warriors and in doing so provide the appropr(...)

It is claimed that the Russian revolutionary Vladimir Lenin not only spoke English with an Irish accent but specifically a Rathmines accent, due to th(...)

I’m in love with a new bike. If Farrow & Ball made high nellies they’d look like my new lady bike. Never underestimate the power of nostalgia. (...)

 Aintree Racecourse on the opening day of the Crabbie’s Grand National 2014. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

County Kildare trainer Peter Maher feels he has Big Shu in the shape of his life ahead of Saturday’s first £1 million Crabbies’ Grand National (...)

The easiest way to transform a room is with a lick of paint. The right colour can brighten, add depth and even enhance your mood. With so many shad(...)

Wales Luke Charteris and French captain Pascal Pape during the RBS 6 Nations match at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire.

Scarlets lock Jake Ball will start for Wales at Twickenham on Sunday after Luke Charteris (Perpignan) was ruled out with a neck injury. B(...)