Rory McIlroy and Horizon MD Conor Ridge pictured together at the White House in March  2012. Photograph: Benjamin Myers/Reuters

By rights, Rory McIlroy, the world’s number-one ranked golfer and one of sport’s most marketable figures, should be preparing to smell the azaleas. I(...)

The High Court was told Ivor Callely was consenting to judgment for an €11 million sum and Investec Bank was agreeable to that.  Mr Callely was not in court. Photograph: Eric Luke

Former Fianna Fáil TD and senator Ivor Callely has consented to an €11 million judgment being entered against him at the High Court.The Irish branch o(...)