KPMG, the special liquidator of what remains of  Irish Nationwide, is seeking damages from Michael Fingleton and his board for alleged failures in their duties to the society.

Michael Fingleton, the former managing director of Irish Nationwide, has been accused of having an “unusual and excessive concentration” of power that(...)

Portugal’s Joao Moutinho (left)  after he colliding with Ireland’s Kevin Doyle  in the second half of their international friendly  ahead of the 2014 World Cup in East Rutherford, New Jersey, last night. Photogrraph: Ray Stubblebine/Reuters

Portugal 5 - Republic of Ireland 1: No reprise of the mid-summer glories of 20 years ago as Ireland revisited a favourite old football haunt out in(...)

The Emeralds GAA club ground, Páirc Smáirgaid, in Ruislip, London.

The race for domination of this season’s television championship coverage has had a staggered start with The Sunday Game team first out of the traps. (...)

 Gordon D’Arcy is one of a number of senior players who have signed new contracts with Leinster. Donall Farmer/Inpho

Leinster have confirmed that 21 players have signed new contracts to continue playing with the province next season and beyond and that Dudley born, (...)

 Working for The Boss: Julianna Margulies in The Good Wife

Not even superstar musicians who have sold more than 120 million records are insulated from the winds of change still blowing a storm through the musi(...)

Fionn Davenport
Fionn Davenport's travel desk

AND ALL THAT JAZZ Readers of these pages will guess that I’m pretty excited about direct flights from Dublin to Marrakesh, and this week I(...)

US police are investigating whether a wave of random street assaults are part of a violent “knockout” game where young men try to knock innocent bystanders unconscious with a single punch. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

US police are investigating whether a wave of random street assaults are part of a violent “knockout” game where young men try to knock innocent bysta(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: the Government will display ‘the same attitude, the same strategy’ on the day after Ireland exits the bailout on December 15th as it has done over the last three years. File Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Ireland’s decision to exit the troika programme will not undermine the Government’s determination to get borrowing figures under control, Taoiseach En(...)

 Stuart Olding   in action during the Heineken Cup match between Ulster and Leicester Tigers at Ravenhill . Photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images
Olding moves to fullback for Ulster
  • Rugby
  • October 24, 2013, 13:10

Ulster coach Mark Anscombe, has made two personnel changes and one positional switch to the team that beat Montpellier for tomorrow night’s game again(...)

The US Capitol dome is seen from the House side on Capitol Hill in Washington after the US Government shut down yesterday. Photograph: Reuters.

Nothing stuns an audience like a cliffhanger ending, but suspense is the last thing investors and the US treasury want from Washington. Yesterday’s ma(...)