A taken from CCTV issued by the Metropolitan Police of a white van seen in and around the Hatton Garden area over the Easter weekend, when the multi-million pound jewellery raid took place. Photograph: Handout/Press Association

Eight men are due to appear in court charged with conspiracy to burgle in connection with the Hatton Garden jewellery raid.Detectives from the Metropo(...)

Jennifer Payne congratulates her husband Edward Payne, Ballymoe, Castlerea, Co Roscommon,  the 2014 winner of the FBD-sponsored Teagasc Student of the Year award at The Merrion Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: John T Ohle Photography

It’s time to start attracting non-farmers into agricultural education because of the expected shortage of workers on dairy farms, Minister for Agricul(...)

Walls Construction completed €50 million worth of private hospital work for the Mater and Blackrock in Dublin

PJ Walls has spun off its profitable building business from its indebted holding company in a €10 million-plus deal partially backed by some of its s(...)

Walls Construction managing director Eugene O’Shea said the company was working on a number of flagship projects currently

Irish construction firm Walls has been acquired by a new holding company controlled by the existing management team and private investors, managing di(...)

Lezan Kimutai and Freddy Kernon lead the field past  Barringtons Hospital, Limerick. Photograph: Sean Curtin Fusionshooters

Not even the weather could dampen the determination of more than 13,000 people who took part in this year’s Great Limerick Run.The annual May bank ho(...)

We’re suckers for sad songs because they can say so much about the human condition. Heartache, heartbreak, melancholy, lovesickness, unrequite(...)

Celtic manager Ronny Deila and Inter Milan coach Roberto Mancini before the the side’s drew 3-3 in the Europa League Round of 32, first leg at Parkhead, Glasgow. Photograph: Reuters

Ronny Deila has urged the “one per cent” of troublesome Celtic fans to behave ahead their clash with Inter Milan at the San Siro. Uefa’s Control, Ethi(...)

Celtic have been fined due to fan disturbances during an Europa League tie. Photograph Claudio Villa/Inpho

Celtic assistant manager John Collins insists it is “vitally important” that Celtic fans behave during the Europa League clash with Inter Milan at the(...)

La Plagne, France: Even though it was  French mid-term, there  was plenty of room to  avoid daredevil kids and sullen teenagers
Olympic luge in La Plagne

It’s the last day of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. I’m at the Olympic sliding centre, part of an Irish team preparing to hurtle down the ice at around(...)

Scotland’s Archie Gemmill scores against the Netherlands in 1978. Coming in a 3-2 win for the Scots, it was one of the most memorable goals in World Cup history. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Scots were once so proud as to be picky about the way in which they qualified for major championships, a fact that makes the last 16 years of stay(...)