The full total of applicants from fans based in the Republic of Ireland was 70,480.Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

More than 70,000 Irish fans have applied for tickets for Uefa 2016, the FAI has revealed. The full total of applicants from fans based in the Republ(...)

Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey (foreground) have a six-nation fight for Olympic selection in the 49erfx class next month in Spain. Photo: Brian Carlin.

An Irish berth at the Rio Olympics hangs in the balance following the announcement of an unexpected African entry in the women’s International 49erfx(...)

Austrian Max Schrems, who took a data privacy infringement case to  the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg in 2015. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Ireland once again found itself at the heart of European Union policymaking this week as negotiations on a new transatlantic data deal reached a clima(...)

The claimant must attend National Lottery headquarters in person to officially claim the prize but has 90 days from the date of the draw to do so. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Irish winner of Friday night’s shared €132 million EuroMillions jackpot will have to wait till the end of the week before the money is pooled from(...)

Knockranny House Hotel

Rua Deli, Bakery & Cafe in Castlebar, Co Mayo has come out on top as the overall winner of the Bord Bia Just Ask  Restaurant of the Year 2(...)

Tuesday evening’s road death brings to three the number of cyclists who have lost their lives on Irish roads so far this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times Targets to be achieved by the next government include having at least 10 per cent of all journeys by bike by 2020. Photograph: The Irish Times

All parties fighting the general election should commit to spending a minimum of 10 per cent of transport funding on cycling, according to the Irish C(...)

Refugees and migrants arrive aboard the passenger ferry Nissos Rodos at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Greece, January 27, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Greece has been given three months to avoid being suspended from Europe’s free-travel Schengen area because of its alleged failures to get a grip on t(...)

“The health of the Emperor of Austria [Franz-Joseph, pictured] is ‘giving rise to grave anxiety’.”

January 27th, 1916 The Commons hears of the execution in France of Private L Hope of the 2nd Leinster Regiment, for “desertion”. “It is well known (...)

Ite O’Donovan. Photograph: Frank Miller

A 250th anniversary is called a sestercentennial, as you all know.  But I’m fairly sure there’s no word in English for a 260th. So, for that and (...)

Cars in the flooded car park  at Seapoint, Salthill, Galway, following the gales and high tides on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

The insurance sector has said it is impossible to provide blanket national flood insurance but stressed fixed defence schemes will greatly enhance th(...)