Artist’s concept of the New Horizons spacecraft as it approaches Pluto

On July 14th, the Nasa space probe New Horizons will make its closest flyby over the dwarf planet Pluto and begin its first scientific observations(...)

Dublin’s Kevin Nolan: the former All Star decided to spend his summer in the United Stares. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Every day it seems we’re reading about the latest batch of young, talented GAA players heading over to the US, but believe it or not there have bee(...)

The Leaving Cert diarists from Adamstown Community School: Evelina Siaulyte, Natalia Staroscinska, Henry Kareem, Muntaz Rostam, Emily Kane, Keith Coffey. Photograph: DAVE MEEHAN 3:55

It was to be a model town. Adamstown, at the edge of the Dublin-Kildare border, was hailed as a well-planned new community where families and young p(...)

Sergio Agüero scores Manchester City’s second goal against West Ham during the  Premier League game at the  Etihad Stadium. Photo: Jason Cairnduff/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Manchester City 2 West Ham 0 This was the easy and controlled performance that has been missing in action recently for Manchester City. True, W(...)

Aaron Ramsey scores Arsenal’s  second goal in the Premier League clash against West Ham at the   Emirates Stadium. Photograph:  John Sibley/Action Images via Reuters/Livepic

Arsenal 3 West Ham 0Olivier Giroud’s thunderbolt helped Arsenal see off the challenge of West Ham and cement their place in the top four of the Premie(...)

Meath’s Conor Gillespie is set to be involved this weekend. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Nine months after his 2014 season was ended by a fiendish cruciate ligament injury Meath midfielder Conor Gillespie is set to make his Meath return th(...)

 Eden Hazard scores Chelsea’s winner against West Ham United at  the Boleyn Ground in London. Photo: Clive Rose/Getty Images

  West Ham Utd 0 Chelsea 1 If Chelsea do indeed hoist their third Premier League title under José Mourinho’s stewardship in May then(...)

Brown Ideye’s West Brom turnaround continued as the Baggies routed West Ham 4-0 at the Hawthorns. (Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire)

West Bromwich Albion 4 West Ham United 0Reinvigorated striker Brown Ideye inspired West Brom to a 4-0 FA Cup romp against West Ham as the Baggies reac(...)

 Daley Blind of Manchester United celebrates after scoring an injury-time equaliser aganist West Ham at the  Boleyn Ground. Photograph:  Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

West Ham United 1 Manchester United 1An injury-time strike from Daley Blind earned Manchester United a point that they scarcely deserved. The visitors(...)

West Ham United’s Diafra Sakho  celebrates with team mates Aaron Cresswell and Andy Carroll after scoring  against Bristol City during their FA Cup fourth-round  match at Ashton Gate. Photograph:  Toby Melville/Reuters

Bristol City 0 West Ham 1It was not convincing by any stretch and for long periods Bristol City threatened to add their name to the list of giantkilli(...)