Relatives show pictures of garment workers believed to be trapped under the rubble of the collapsed Rana Plaza building last year. Clothes brands have been criticised for not doing enough to help families of victims. Photograph: Reuters

A call has been made for well known clothes brands to make “immediate and significant” payments to a fund set up to raise money for the victims(...)

Stephen Ferris injured his left ankle in training but is expected to back for Leinster game in a fortnight’s time.

The inclusion of the words ankle injury in a sentence that contains the name Stephen Ferris induces a sharp intake of breath and not (...)

Desmond Burke of Tourism Ireland with Emma Greene (left) and Rebecca Birka at the dress rehearsal in southern Sweden for the Battle of Clontarf re-enactment. Photograph: Tourism Ireland/Martin Lindeborg

Iarnród Éireann has warned there will be no north Dublin Dart services on Sunday, the second day of the Battle of Clontarf Festival in St Anne’s Pa(...)

Simon Zebo and Keith Earls. Earls, now recovered from injury, starts against Treviso while Zebo will be on the bench. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Besides the giant red figure locking down beside Billy Holland tonight, a suitably aggrieved Munster should take (...)

Connacht’s Kieran Marmion (left) and  Eoghan Masterson are set to start against Dragons. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht coach Pat Lam has decided against making any changes to his starting XV ahead of the PRO12 match against Newport-Gwent Dragons at Rod(...)

Sisley at 59 Grafton Street, Dublin, which has a retail area of 129sq m (1,389sq ft). photograph: alan betson

The French fashion trader Sisley is faced with the prospect of having to pay significant financial compens(...)

 Dan Tuohy leaves the field after breaking his forearm after coming on for Paul O’Connell on Saturday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt is expected to excuse a number of players from a mini-camp in Clonmel tomorrow and Thursday in favour of playing for their (...)

Keith Earls: “I am delighted to sign a new IRFU contract.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Progress can be underwhelming at times. At least that appears to be the case for the Six Nations Council as they released a statement following a m(...)

Rolf Schumacher, father of former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, arrives at the CHU hospital emergency unit in Grenoble, French Alps, where his son is being treated. Photograph: Emmanuel Foudrot/Reuters

Michael Schumacher’s condition remained stable but critical yesterday, according to his manager.The Formula One legend is under constant monitoring a(...)

Ralf Schumacher, brother of former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher, arrives at the CHU hospital  in Grenoble, France this morning. Photograph: Emmanuel Foudrot/Reuters

A camera that Michael Schumacher was wearing on his helmet when he was injured in a skiing accident has been handed to authorities, the Formula One ch(...)