Denis Bastick scores  Dublin’sopening goal during the Allianz Football League Fivision One game against Mayo at   MacHale Park in Castlebar. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo 0-10 Dublin 2-18 Beware the Ides of March. It is hard to believe that if and when these heavyweight teams collide in high summer that this cold n(...)

The trial of former property developer Kevin McGeever, for wasting Garda time in relation to a six-month long investigation into his alleged kidnapping two years ago, has been adjourned to May.  File photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The trial of former property developer Kevin McGeever, for wasting Garda time in relation to a six-month long investigation into his alleged kidnappin(...)

Analysts warned that now that the European Central Bank had decided to use its veto on Greek bonds, a solution to the country’s debt crisis had to be found quickly.

A fall in Greek shares, sparked by the European Central Bank’s decision to stop accepting the country’s bonds, held back stock markets yesterday. A(...)

The Swiss National Bank scrapped its euro cap on the franc and drove Swiss stocks down nearly 9 per cent, their biggest one-day percentage fall for at least 25 years. One trader described the central bank’s move as “carnage”. Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Switzerland’s move to jettison a three-year-old cap on the franc threw global markets into turmoil yesterday, sending the currency and most European(...)

The match fixtures are shown on a panel following the draw of the round of 16 soccer matches of the UEFA Champions League 2014/15 in Nyon, Switzerland, Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. The final is scheduled for June 6 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin. (AP Photo/Keystone,Jean-Christophe Bott)

This year’s draw for the knockout stage has thrown up some tantalising games, including Manchester City’s clash with Barcelona and a tough encounter (...)

In 2010, the European Court of Human Rights found the Irish State was in breach of the Convention on Human Rights, following a case taken by three Irish women, known as ‘A’ ‘B’ and ‘C’.

The Council of Europe has closed its examination of Ireland’s implementation of the European Court of Human Rights ruling on the controversial A, B an(...)

Moorefield captain Ronan Sweeney played influential role at midfield for winners. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Moorefield 0-17 Rathnew 2-7 Moorefield from Kildare advanced in the Leinster Club football championship yesterday when they saw off the challengers R(...)

Spirit Pub recently rejected a takeover approach from cider maker C&C Group but gave the Irish firm a month to submit a formal offer to challenge the Greene King bid.

Brewer and pub owner Greene King said it had reached an agreement on a recommended offer for Britain’s Spirit Pub Company, valuing Spirit Pub at about(...)

Following on from Sunday’s stress test results, AIB was down by 5 per cent to 10 cents. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

European shares rose yesterday, reversing the previous session’s dip as better-than-expected results from a number of blue-chips including pharma gro(...)

Austin Stacks’ Kieran Donaghy squeezes the ball into the Mid Kerry net during yesterday’s county final. Photograph: Inpho

After one of the best county finals of recent vintage, the common emotion running through both Austin Stacks and Mid Kerry camps is one of relief, tin(...)