Kevin Kilbane visited Leinster House this week in the company of Mayo TD Michael Ring. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

So Enda came out on Thursday night and named the day for the same-sex marriage referendum. It’s May 22nd.And he was the toast of Longford as a result,(...)

The Court of Appeal has found Paul Rice’s five-year prison term  was not unduly lenient. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal has found a five-year prison term given to a man for killing his best friend was not unduly lenient.Paul Rice (28), with a last ad(...)

Gareth Bale continues to be linked with move to Real Madrid

Tottenham director Keith Mills has admitted the club are almost powerless to keep Gareth Bale if he wants to move to Real Madrid, even though he signe(...)

 British 2008 Olympic sailing gold medalist Andrew Simpson was killed when Sweden’s America’s Cup entry, the catamaran Artemis, capsized  on a training run  in San Francisco Bay. Photograph:  Clive Rose/Getty Images.

America’s Cup bosses have promised a full investigation into the accident in which British Olympic gold medal winner Andrew Simpson died. Simps(...)