The “New Jungle”, where some 3,000 people have set up camp. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

When a friend asked me to travel with him on a “Convoy to Calais” to take supplies to refugees I was unsure, to say the least. Many people think abou(...)

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers after the game at the Aviva last summer. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork City FC and Waterford United will both host Liverpool XI in a set of glamour friendlies at Turner’s Cross and the RSC respectively in July. (...)

 Jordan Henderson opens the scoring for  Liverpool  during the  Premier League match against Burnley at Anfield. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

Liverpool 2 Burnley 0Brendan Rodgers insists it is no foregone conclusion that Jordan Henderson will be promoted from vice to club captain when Steven(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney says similar benefits to those in Cork would be seen in many other rural communities. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The ending of the milk quota regime could provide 4,000 more jobs in Co Cork by 2020, new research has found. However, it warns that Cork County Counc(...)

George Boyd of Burnley scores the opening goal against Newcastle United at Turf Moor. Photograph:  Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Burnley 1 Newcastle United 1Burnley climbed out of the bottom three despite letting a half-time lead slip against Newcastle. With the teams just above(...)

Aston Villa’s  Jack Grealish in action against  Manchester City’s Frank Lampard  during last weekend’s  Premier League match at Villa Park.  Photograpgh: Nick Potts/PA

Aston Villa starlet Jack Grealish has been withdrawn from the Republic of Ireland’s under-21 squad for Thursday’s friendly international away to Norwa(...)

  Tyler Blackett (right) is suspended ahead of West Ham game.  Photograph:   Clive Rose/Getty Images

Louis van Gaal has admitted Manchester United’s plight is the hardest moment of a glittering managerial career. United have only five points from fiv(...)

An aerial view of Michigan Stadium during the Guinness International Champions Cup match between Real Madrid and Manchester United. Photograph: Leon Halip/Getty Images

Manchester United 3 Real Madrid 1: Louis van Gaal claimed his biggest scalp of pre-season as Manchester United beat European champions Real Madrid to (...)

Manchester United’s James Wilson (right) scores his second goal against Hull City  at Old Trafford last night. Photograph: Reuters

MANCHESTER UNITED 3 (Wilson 31, 61, Van Persie 86)HULL CITY 1 (Fryatt 63)Ryan Giggs may now have made a final appearance as a player for his beloved M(...)

Dr Sardar Ali, a former consultant respiratory physician at Roscommon General Hospital, denies five allegations of poor professional performance. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins

The alleged failure of a doctor to look into a patient’s low blood platelet count, was a “significant omission” an expert witness told the Medi(...)