Republic of Ireland’s Callum O’Dowda and Andrea Conti of Italy. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Republic of Ireland 1 Italy 4 A heavy defeat to Group Two leaders Italy at the Waterford RSC yesterday has all but ended the Republic of Ireland’s U(...)

Scenes at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Mountbellew, Co Galway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Massive numbers have been attending St Patrick’s Day festivities around Ireland, helped along by sunshine and relatively excellent weather in many par(...)

Carndonagh CS 2 PBC, Cork 1 (After extra time) A stunning extra-time winner by winger Christy McLaughlin-Fildara secured Carndonagh Community Schoo(...)

Penguin books are seen in a used bookshop in central London. Pearson owns Penguin Random House. Photograph: Reuters

Pearson, the British education company struggling to adapt to tough conditions in markets from the US to China, said declining sales would stabilise t(...)

Pearson, which sold the Financial Times   to focus on education publishing, said it would cut 4,000 roles and spend £320 million in 2016 to restructure.

Troubled British education publisher Pearson plans to cut 10 per cent of its workforce, cap its dividend and restructure yet again after cutting earni(...)

Republic of Ireland under-21 manager Noel King (right) is left with a huge task after the defeat to Lithuania. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Under-21s European Championship qualifier Lituania 3 Republic of Ireland 1 The Republic of Ireland’s ambitions of qualifying for a first-ever Under-(...)

 Fine Gael TD Brian Walsh is set to step down from his position.

Fine Gael TD Brian Walsh has announced that he will not contest the next general election on medical grounds. Mr Walsh (43), who represents the Galway(...)

 Joseph Cooney of Sarsfields and Niall Healy of Craughwell battle for possession in yesterdays Galway Senior Hurling Championship Final. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Craughwell 0-12 Sarsfields 0-12 A draw was probably the best outcome to a Galway club hurling final between neighbours that never opened up (...)

The Martin Roundabout on the east of Galway city where a car containing the body of a man was discovered obscured by bushes. File photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses after the body of man was found in a car obscured by bushes in a roundabout. The discovery was made after a passeng(...)

A boy aged six was injured in an  incident at the Lidl outlet in Doughiska on the east of Galway city. File photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí have issued an appeal for help in finding a man who assaulted a six-year-old boy in a supermarket car park. The boy, who suffered an injury to (...)