Floral tributes  at the scene of the bin lorry crash in George Square on Monday in Glasgow, Scotland. Photograph: Mark Runnacles/Getty Images

Tributes have been paid to the victims of the Glasgow bin lorry disaster, including three members of the same family.Grandparents 68-year-old Jack and(...)

Robbie Keane wants to keep scoring goals and prove to Martin O’Neill he should be Ireland’s first-choice striker. Photo: Harry How/Getty Images

Robbie Keane has all but ruled out a mid-winter return to the Premier League with the 34-year-old saying he is extremely tempted by the offers he has (...)

David Anderson (@Dandelion933): “I liked her and I was very, very shy and I regret that now.”

Dear Aoife,You were in Scotland this week, Aoife, you and three of your pals.You were in Edinburgh. I don’t know why, but from what I do know, you had(...)

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton:  resigned to being out of action until at least February 14th, the day Ireland play France at the Aviva Stadium. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland will have to begin the defence of their Six Nations crown against Italy without Johnny Sexton, who is resigned to being out of action until F(...)

Helen Rochford Brennan, who was diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease three years ago: “We can live well with it. It’s a more simplified world but then at least we are here.” Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Depending on the moment, Helen Rochford Brennan’s husband calls her the “Helen that was” or the “Helen that is”, she explains, offering a glimpse of (...)

The Ana Liffey Project has committed to introducing residential stabilisation services nationwide aimed at helping existing drug users to overcome their addictions. File photograph: PA Photo.

Draft legislation to introduce medical injection centres for users of opiates such as heroin may be put to Government early next year, according to An(...)

The tourist industry provided solid back-up growth for the economy as it emerged from recession during the past two years and the indications are it w(...)

Alan Yarrow, the lord mayor of the City of London. “We have got to make sure that we have got friends in Europe”

Britain needs friends in Europe, says Alan Yarrow, the Lord Mayor of the City of London, who is becoming ever more concerned about the drift in the (...)

 Jim Murphy, who was the favourite to win, became well-known for his soap box brand of pro-union patriotism during September’s referendum on independence. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The opposition Labour party has elected former cabinet minister Jim Murphy as its new leader in Scotland, five months before a national election in wh(...)

Ally McCoist, who  took over as manager of Rangers in 2011, is under pressure at Ibrox.

Ally McCoist insisted he is still the man to lead Rangers back into the Scottish Premier League despite a 2-0 defeat to Queen of the South and repor(...)