David Ward and Lynsey Ivory at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

A man who staged a car crash with his partner while they were pretending to be strangers as part of an attempted insurance fraud has been jaile(...)

Michael Conlan, from Belfast, with his daughter Luisne (three months) and the gold medal he won in the Boxing world championship in Doha, at Dublin Airport, Friday, October 16th, 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

We live in a golden age of Irish boxing - and none more golden than the medal around the neck of new world champion Michael Conlan. He was greeted at(...)

Had Joe Ward opted to throw caution to the wind from the opening bell of his World Championship light-heavyweight final bout he may have become Ire(...)

Shane Long scores the winning goal for the Republic of Ireland in the Group D Euro 2016 qualifier at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 1 Germany 0 Fourteen years after that memorable day when the Dutch were beaten here, the Irish team finally took another sc(...)

Joe Ward: will be bidding to join his team-mates in the last eight.  Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

Joe Ward and Seán McComb will attempt to increase Ireland’s quarter-final contingent to five at the World Championships after Michael Conlan, Brendan(...)

The security operations centre includes threat monitoring, risk assessment and incident response technologies. Photograph:  Ward website

Ward Solutions has invested €1.2 million in an operations centre aimed at expanding its managed information security services offering to customers th(...)

Joel Ward’s goal gave Crystal Palace a 2-1 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Getty

Chelsea 1 Crystal Palace 2 Jose Mourinho’s 100th Premier League home match as Chelsea boss saw a second loss as Crystal Palace claimed their first win(...)

A memorial to journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward outside the offices of  WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia.  Photograph: Chris Keane

It’s 56 seconds long, a video of two murders being executed with the intention of having the maximum public exposure. The killing of two journalists (...)

The car of suspected gunman Vester L. Flanagan, also known as Bryce Williams, is seen off Highway I-66 in Fauquier County, Virginia on Wednesday. Photograph: Reuters

Alison Parker, morning reporter WDBJ7 Alison Parker was a rising star at the Virginia station where she first began her career as an intern. The WDBJ(...)

Crystal Palace’s Irish defender Damien Delaney  reacts after diverting a header by Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez into his own net at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Getty Images

Crystal Palace 1 Arsenal 2 Arsène Wenger will hope normal service has been resumed. Embarrassed by West Ham United on the opening weekend, his team va(...)