The Meath side is considerably stronger with Kevin Reilly (above) and Michael Newman back along with Mickey Burke, Bryan Menton and Cormac McGill made a strong impact during the league at full back. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin’s provincial supremacy has frustrated no county as much as Meath, runners-up in the last three Leinster finals and the last team to defeat the (...)

Viper: Martin Foley with the fang-like handlebar moustache that gave him his nickname. Photograph: Collins

The circumstances of this week’s arrest of Martin Foley, the criminal also known as the Viper, mirrored much of his criminal past: chaotic, unusual(...)

Dave King greets the press following his election at the Rangers egm at Ibrox Park in Glasgow. Photo:  Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

  Dave King has promised to repair Rangers after being voted on to the club’s board at an extraordinary general meeting yesterday, with Mi(...)

 John Gilligan, Dave King and Paul Murray have been voted in to replace Derek llambias and Barry Leach at Rangers Photograph: Getty

Dave King, Paul Murray and John Gilligan have been handed the keys to Ibrox after the Rangers shareholders overwhelmingly voted to remove Derek Llambi(...)

Brian Meehan: appealing against his conviction for the murder of Veronica Guerin in June 1996. File Photograph:  Ronan Quinlan/Collins

Lawyers for the State have been told to prepare a “substantive response” in the lead up to Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for the murder of(...)

  Dave King has called a general meeting of Rangers shareholders and plans to ask them to vote to remove the current Ibrox board, he has confirmed in a statement. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Dave King has called a general meeting to ask Rangers shareholders to rout the entire Ibrox board. The former oldco director will call for the heads o(...)

The Jessbrook Equestrian Centre near Johnstownbridge, Enfield, Co. Kildare built by convicted drug trafficker John Gilligan beside his home. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The new owner of the equestrian centre formerly known as Jessbrook has said the facility will be put up for sale, only two months after its official u(...)

Brian Meehan being brought to court in 2006 for his appeal against his conviction for the murder of Veronica Guerin. Photograph: Ronan Quinlan/Collins

A date for Brian Meehan’s bid to have his conviction for the murder of journalist Veronica Guerin declared a miscarriage of justice will be fixed next(...)

James Buckley (left), new owner of the property formerly known as Jessbrook, and his father Noel who says “We knew it had history, but it’s got nothing to do with us.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan 1:26

The new owners of an equestrian centre formerly known as Jessbrook hope to give a fresh start to the facility’s shadowy past as they paint the fences.(...)

Eight people are escorted from the Special Criminal Court in Dublin in 2013: the Act permitting the avoidance of a jury trial has been criticised by civil liberties groups. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Special Criminal Court has yet to hear a single case under legislation introduced five years ago to use the non-jury court to deal with organised (...)