Juan Mata  celebrates scoring  for Manchester United. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Juan Mata thinks Manchester United will be challenging for silverware this year under Louis van Gaal.When Mata signed for United last January, the cl(...)

Of the 18,435 applicants who took the first stage of tests this year, only 418 said they were from an ethnic minority background. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There has been a steep decline in the number of applicants from ethnic minority backgrounds to the Garda, statistics from the most recent recruitment(...)

Sr Philomene (Phil) Tiernan was onboard the lost MH17 flight.

Irish nun Sr Aideen Kinlen was one of the last people to see Sr Philomene (Phil) Tiernan before she stepped onto the lost MH17 flight.US intelligence (...)

Vendors have always held glitzy technology events to push new products and services, but seismic changes in the way enterprise technology is delivered(...)

The LSE student centre by O’Donnell + Tuomey which is expected to make the RIBA shortlist for its Stirling Prize

Dublin-based architecture practice O’Donnell + Tuomey is widely expected to make the shortlist for the prestigious Stirling Prize to be announced tod(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald faces a second day of questioning by the UN committee in Geneva. Photograp: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald faces a second day of tough questioning today at the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva, having been told yes(...)

“We are progressing a package of measures aimed at restoring confidence in the performance, administration and oversight of policing in Ireland,”  Minister for Justice  Frances Fitzgerald told the United Nations Human Rights Committee in Geneva today.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has referred to the “dreadful situation of the survivors of symphysiotomy” in her statement to the United Nati(...)

Pope Francis leads prayers in St Peter’s Square at the Vatican yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Tony Gentile

In a highly unusual move, senior Vatican spokesman, Fr Federico Lombardi, intervened yesterday to deny comments allegedly made by Pope Francis to R(...)

Bríd Smith (second from right) at a water charges protest during the local election campaign with fellow People Before Profit candidates Paul Shields,  Kim O’Donnell and Andrew Keegan. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Every householder will be asked to provide their bank account details, their PPS numbers and the PPS numbers of any children living with them to Irish(...)

Exit stage left: Garth Brooks in Croke Park in January. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Many years ago, the English comedian Alexei Sayle joked that anything could be justified so long as it was for charity, the punchline being that if(...)