Ireland’s football team:  continues to dole out nothing but heartbreak. Photograph: Reuters / Matthew Childs Livepic

The Ireland football team continues to dole out nothing but heartbreak and misery for supporters but at least we still have our accountants to keep th(...)

Ireland scrumhalf Charlie Rock scored a late try but it was too little too late for Ireland  at the Zaffanella Stadium. Photograph: Inpho

Wales 22 Ireland 12 This is what Ireland feared might happen against New Zealand but few expected them to be 19-0 down after just 15 minutes of(...)

Mikey Drennan benefited from a goalkeeping error for Shamrock Rovers’ first goal. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two goals from Mikey Drennan saw Shamrock Rovers finally find their scoring boots at Tallaght Stadium this season.Substitute Brandon Miele rowed in wi(...)

 (L-R) Lorcan Dow, captain Nick McCarthy, head coach Nigel Carolan and Rory Moloney of Ireland U20s. (Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan)

The Irish Under 20 team will play in Dublin for the first time since 2005 as an extended squad of 30 players was named ahead of the Six Nations campai(...)

St Patrick’s Athletic midfielder Killian Brennan has designs on stalling the progress of high-flying Dundalk in tonight’s League of Ireland Premier Division game at Richmond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Moving another step towards a first league title in 19 years will be something St Patrick’s Athletic will be determined to prevent Dundalk taking at R(...)

Fingal County Council is second in State to signal intention to cut the rate. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Fingal County Council has become the second council in the State to signal its intention to reduce the local property tax by 15 per cent, following a(...)

Local Property Tax receipts accounted for €32.5 million in funding for Fingal last year, and such a move will see a reduction of almost €5 million in council finances next year if similar figures are recorded. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Fingal County Council has become the second council in the State to signal its intention to reduce the Local Property Tax by 15 per cent following (...)

Foley’s bar on the corner of Merrion Row and Merrion Street

Foley’s licensed premises at the corner of Merrion Row and Merrion Street, Dublin 2, has been sold by receiver David O’Connor of BDO for €3.3 million (...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Stephen McPhail and Craig Walsh of Bohemians battle for the ball. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 Bohemians 0 Having asked questions of Shamrock Rovers’ title aspirations to frustrate their arch-rivals in a derby that rarely(...)

A file picture of councillor Ruth Coppinger. She has said the  Socialist Party did not want to block Dubliners from voting. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A Fianna Fáil group vote to allow Dubliners to decide whether they want a directly elected mayor could push the prospect through Fingal County Coun(...)