Andy Carroll of West Ham United celebrates scoring his second against Swansea City during their English Premier League soccer match at Upton Park in London. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Andy Carroll’s elation was unbridled. It all came tumbling out the moment when he knew his second battering ram of a header careered into the net. He (...)

West Ham United’s James Tomkins celebrates scoring the winner with Andy Carroll (right)   at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

West Brom 1 West Ham 2The contrast from last season’s meeting here in April could barely have been more marked before kick-off. Then, antipathy toward(...)

A Heathrow flight information screen is shown above a television screen reporting the Ebola outbreak at Heathrow Airport in London, yesterday. Heathrow Airport has begun Ebola screening, whereby passengers will have their temperatures tested for the Ebola virus. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Ireland is well prepared for an Ebola outbreak. We are far from the epicentre of the current outbreak in west Africa and there are no direct flights b(...)

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney celebrates scoring the opening goal against West Ham  at Old Trafford. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Man United 2 West Ham United 1Wayne Rooney’s reckless dismissal did not stop Manchester United from returning to winning ways as they edged past West (...)

 Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could return from a thigh injury to play some part in the Merseyside derby on Saturday. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Arsenal (4) v Tottenham (9) Arsenal expect to have midfielder Mathieu Flamini back from a dead leg. Defenders Kieran Gibbs and Per Merte(...)

Aidan McGeady (left) of Everton celebrates his goal with James McCarthy  at the King Power Stadium. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Substitute Chris Wood gave Leicester something to celebrate on their return to the top-flight as his 86th minute effort sealed a 2-2 draw with Everto(...)

The principal tenants of the buildings are FBD Holdings, Commerz Management Services and BNY Mellon

Property investment vehicle Hibernia Reit has acquired Guild House and Commerzbank House in the IFSC for €90.75 million in cash from a syndicate of pr(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin: man in possession keeps jersey unless challenger earns a shot. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

GAVIN CUMMISKEY Perhaps the most interesting aspect of Dublin’s entry into the football championship, this Sunday against Laois in Croke Park, is how (...)

Hibernia REIT chief executive Kevin Nowlan said the two office buildings have “significant reversionary potential.”

Hibernia REIT has agreed to buy two Dublin office blocks from the Hardwick Group in a deal that values the buildings at €60 million.The office blocks (...)

Manchester City’s captain Vincent Kompany and manager Manuel Pellegrini pose  with the English Premier League trophy. Photograph:   Darren Staples/Reuters

Manchester City 2 West Ham 0: Samir Nasri and Vincent Kompany scored the goals as Manchester City reclaimed the Barclays Premier League title with a c(...)