The Four Courts. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A boy who was catastrophically injured in the final stages of his mother’s pregnancy has settled his High Court action on terms, including an interi(...)

  Glenn Whelan of the Republic of Ireland receives treatment during the Euro  2016 qualifier against  Germany   in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Photograph:  Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill is set to be without both Glenn Whelan and Wes Hoolahan for the critically important European Championship qualifier against Scotland (...)

James McCarthy (12) of Derrygrath, Clonmel, Co Tipperary pictured with his mother, Linda and her partner, James Cooney. Photograph: Collins Courts

The High Court has approved an interim settlement of €2.75 million in a case taken against a consultant obstetrician by a boy who was catastrophically(...)

Aiden McGeady takes on Germany’s Jerome Boateng during their Uefa Euro 2016 qualifier at Arena Auf Schalke in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Photograph: EPA

The forgotten man in the precious goal Ireland manufactured in the Ruhr on Tuesday evening was Aiden McGeady. The Glaswegian-born kid has been a delig(...)

 Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill and Joachim Löw of Germany before the 1-1 draw in Gelsenkirchen on Tuesday.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Martin O’Neill has dismissed suggestions that his Republic of Ireland side can now target top spot in their Euro 2016 qualifying group after nicking (...)

 Scotland assistant manager  Mark McGhee does not believe Scotland need to claim all six points available from their upcoming double-header to keep their Euro 2016 hopes alive.

So delicately poised is Group D that the mantra of requiring wins in home ties is being temporarily suspended by Scotland assistant manager Mark McGh(...)

Martin O’Neill during the game in Gelsenkirchen: “The exhilaration is something for us to carry that into that [Scotland] game.” Photograph: Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill says that he will weigh up during the next week or two how to approach Ireland’s next European Championship qualifying game next month (...)

 Cyrus Christie  (right) may declare for Republic of Ireland but not in time to make squad for the Germany qualifier. Photograph:  by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill has been in contact with six foot two inch, 22-year-old Derby full-back Cyrus Christie about declaring for the Republic of Ireland. How(...)

The National Rehabilitation Hospital, Rochestown Avenue, Dun Laoghaire. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than three quarters (76 per cent) of people with a spinal cord injury (SCI) in Ireland are unemployed and 40 per cent are living at or below the (...)

 Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane (right) with coach Steve Guppy in Malahide. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Martin O’Neill managed to deflect just a little of the attention from one Corkman to another at training this morning when he revealed that Brian Len(...)