Justice Paul McDermott:  satisfied to quash the tribunal decision and remit the case back for re-consideration by another tribunal.

A man who claims he cannot return to his native Georgia because he will be subjected to anti-gay violence and intimidation is entitled to a fresh cons(...)

 Ireland’s Dominic Ryan tackled by Simon Maisuradze and Zurab Zhvania of Georgia. Photograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho 3:55

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt has absolved referee JP Doyle of any error following an alleged stamp on Dominic Ryan by Georgia’s Viktor Kolelishvili. The (...)

 Ireland’s Dave Foley charges at the Georgia attack at the Aviva Stadium.  Photograph: Colm O’Neill / Inpho 5:37

David Foley enjoyed a dream debut for Ireland as he was named man of the match in a 49-7 victory over Georgia in Dublin, but the Munster lock believes(...)

 Ireland’s Dave Kilcoyne scores a try despite the attentions of  David Kacharava of Georgia. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/ Inpho 5:37

Ireland 49 Georgia 7 This was always the worry. Even the All Blacks, having been completely redesigned for yesterday’s narrow escape in Murrayf(...)

Guinness Autumn International, Aviva Stadium, Dublin 8/11/2014 Ireland vs South Africa Springboks Ireland’s Devin Toner, Paul O’Connell and Rhys Ruddock with Bismarck du Plessis of South Africa SpringboksMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

I watched Rhys Ruddock play against South Africa with great joy. I had nothing to do with his journey in becoming an international rugby player(...)

Robbie Keane of the Republic of Ireland applauds the crowd after the Euro  2016 Group D qualifier against Scotland  at Celtic Park. Photograph:   Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Robbie Keane and Darron Gibson have been released from the Republic of Ireland squad ahead of the friendly against the USA. The captain, who was left (...)

Dick Advocaat (above) joins Claudio Ranieri and Temur Ketsbaia in vacating their posts for variable reasons.   Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters

Dick Advocaat became the third international manager to leave his post on Saturday as Serbia announced he was no longer their coach. The day af(...)

Roy Keane’s “distraction” won’t affect the Irish team, we’ll soon see. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
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  • November 14, 2014, 08:13

As Roy Keane continues to steal the headlines ahead of tonight’s European qualifier clash with Scotland, Martin O’Neill is insistent that his playe(...)

Martin O’Neill: “Looking back at Aiden McGeady’s wonder goal in Georgia as well, there’s a realisation that we’ve scored late goals and there is something about the side that keeps going.”  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Martin O’Neill admits he expects to re-enter Celtic Park and turn right to the home dressing room but other than that he is adamant he can treat Frida(...)

 Paul O’Connell and Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt Photo: Colm O’Neill/Inpho 5:47

You will hear the word. You will read the word. You will see the word. It now belongs to Paul O’Connell. Given to him by Joe Schmidt, it was pulled o(...)