New  Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his party’s headquarters in London on September 14th,  Photograph:  Neil Hall/Reuters

Political honeymoons don’t come much shorter than Jeremy Corbyn’s. The new leader of the British Labour Party is having to adjust to his position in t(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan was one of the many Irish athletes to accept a scholarship at a US university. Photograph: Getty.

The plan was to smash a few records and then run in the Olympics. There is no sure-fire path to any sporting glory, only the tried and trusted. And wh(...)

The DUP says British Labour Party shadow chancellor John McDonnell “still has more to do” following his apology. Photograph: PA

The DUP says British Labour Party shadow chancellor John McDonnell “still has more to do” following his apology for comments he made a over a decade a(...)

Jeremy Corbyn outside his home in north London. Photograph: Ben Pruchnie/Getty Images

As the world’s attention continues to focus on the refugee crisis overwhelming Europe, efforts by Britain to renegotiate its relationship with the Eur(...)

 Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses the TUC Conference at The Brighton Centre on in Brighton, England. Photograph: Getty

Jeremy Corbyn has launched a furious attack on “poverty denier” David Cameron as he rejected claims his radical policies were “dreams”. In a defiant s(...)

 New shadow chancellor in Britain John McDonnell:  was involved in the campaign to secure the Irish in London their first St Patrick’s Day festival in 1999. Photograph:  Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The new shadow chancellor in Britain, John McDonnell, has been among the most active MPs on Irish affairs in the House of Commons. Mr McDonnell, who(...)

John McDonnell, shadow chancellor: lists  “generally fomenting the overthrow of capitalism” among his interests in ‘Who’s Who’. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

The British Labour Party’s new leader has named as finance spokesman an ally who lists “fomenting the overthrow of capitalism” among his interests in (...)

John McDonnell, who will be shadow chancellor in Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire 1:30

The new leader of Britain’s opposition Labour Party has named a hard-left former trade union official, who has backed re-nationalising the country’s b(...)

Drogheda United managerJohn McDonnell: his side have taken just two points from the last 22 on offer. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Limerick defender Robbie Williams has targeted winning five of their remaining eight games in the hope of completing their great escape. While they re(...)

Drogheda’s Lee Duffy celebrates at the end of the game after scoring his team’s equaliser against Longford Town. Photo: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Longford Town 1 Drogheda United 1 Micheál Schlingermann produced two stunning late saves to earn Drogheda United a point at the City Calling Stadium. (...)