A general view of the stadium during fireworks in the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Final match between Germany and Argentina Photograph: Getty Images

The World Cup may be just over but the focus is already turning to Qatar 2022. The plight of workers preparing for the World Cup in Qatar is set to fe(...)

Ireland’s William Porterfield will lead his side out against England in Malahide again next year.  Photograph: Rowland White / Inpho / Presseye

Cricket Ireland will welcome England back to Malahide for an ODI in 2015, after the hugely succesful meeting between the two sides in 2013 attracte(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks during the opening of a Primark store at Alexanderplatz in Berlin, Germany, yesterday. Photograph: Britta Pedersen/EPA 1:36

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was given a rock-star welcome worthy of David Hasselhoff himself when he arrived to open a new Primark store in Berlin yesterday (...)

German campaigners have called for greater transparency in Primark’s product supply chain. Photograph: Getty Images

German fairtrade groups have promised a “creative protest” when Taoiseach Enda Kenny opens the Berlin’s second Primark store tomorrow morning. Police (...)

From humble beginnings in Dublin, Primark is now a European giant. “Primania” may sound like an American wrestling tournament but is, the retailer assures us, the euphoric effect its fast and affordable fashion has on consumers across eight European countries.

Board Berlin’s U9 underground train and you’ll soon see why it’s nicknamed the “Primark Line”. The closer you get to the terminus in Steglitz, the hig(...)

The collapse of the Rana Plaza building outside Dhaka resulted in the death of 1,130 people, mostly garment workers. Photograph: Andrew Biraj/Reuters

Bangladesh’s Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has filed a case with local police accusing 17 people of breaching regulations over the construction of (...)

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(...)

Seventeen-month-old Sheikh Rihan, seen with his grandfather, lost both parents in the collapse of the Rana Plaza last April. Photograph: Action Aid

Fashion lovers in more than 48 countries are being asked to wear an item of clothing inside out, take a selfie and share it on social media with th(...)

Ireland all-rounder  Kevin O’Brien is positive ahead of UAE match.

Having been set the mammoth task of effectively winning a dozen matches to qualify for Super 10s stage at the Wor(...)

Ireland’s Stuart Thompson lies on the ground after making his ground to secure the bye that gave Ireland a three-wicket win over Zimbabwe at the ICC World Twenty20 in Sylhet, Bangladesh. Photograph: Surjeet/Inpho

What looked like an easy-going parade to victory turned into a frantic last-ball win for Ireland yesterday as they opened their World Twenty20 camp(...)