Barry Corcoran (39),  from Wicklow Town, who was last seen on the morning of  July 6th last in Ballyfermot. Photographs:  Colin Keegan/Collins

No trace has yet been discovered of a man who went missing at the beginning of July. Barry Corcoran (39), from Wicklow town, was last seen in Ballyfe(...)

Grieving relatives of the crashed  Trigana Air ATR 42-300 plane wait for information at the crisis centre in Jayapura on Monday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

An Indonesian passenger plane that crashed with 54 people on board in Papua province was carrying cash worth around $470,000 for remote villages, a po(...)

Prof Richard Wool, who has died aged 67, emigrated to the United States after graduating from UCC in l969 and went on to become an internationally ren(...)

Gucci owner Kering said on Tuesday that the weak euro and strong dollar were likely to boost revenue this year but could hit margins in the first half(...)

François-Henri Pinault, who took over the Kering business from his father in 2006. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Since September, at least nine senior executives have left businesses controlled by French billionaire François Pinault. The latest came this month, w(...)

Dortmund’s charismatic manager Juergen Klopp with his players in front of the Südtribune prior to their Champions League clash with Arsenal.

Once you’ve been to a certain number of football stadiums they begin to blur into each other, but something about the Westfalenstadion in Dortmund bre(...)

Paul O’Connell, Rob Kearney and Tommy Bowe in Ireland’s new home and alternate kits. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Canterbury and the IRFU unveiled the new home and alternate kits that the Irish team will wear for the next six years, beginning with the Guinness Ser(...)

 Costa Rican jerseys much sought after at World Cup. Photograph: Mast Irham/Epa

Costa Rica have been a World Cup revelation, reaching the quarter-finals for the first time and their success has proved an unexpected bonus for Lott(...)

Pro-democracy lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung sticks a protest sign in support of a strike by workers of Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings in Dongguan, during International Labour Day in Hong Kong on May 1st, 2014.

China is often discounted lately as a basic manufacturing centre. Some say it’s become too expensive or too high-tech or that everyone is now making t(...)

Tualupe Faletau of Wales will be bound to make an impact when he comes on for  the Dragons against Connacht at Rodney Parade tomorrow. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

It’s going to be very difficult to put money behind Connacht for the remainder of this season. Having admirably c(...)