Peter Stringer of Bath dives over for a try during the Aviva Premiership match between Bath and Leicester Tigers on Saturday. Photograph:  David Rogers/Getty Images

John O’SullivanThere’s no doubting the performance of the day in the Aviva English Premiership belonged to Bath as they thumped the Leicester Tigers b(...)

Prof Michael Keating: “We are going to have to grow up politically. The next challenge will not be independence but the budget.”

Michael Keating sat in a hall in Stirlingshire, along with other academics, before over 100 people hungry for facts, not propaganda, about Scotland’s (...)

The UCD team celebrate their Collingwood Cup win last year.  Photograph: Stephen Hamilton/Presseye/Inpho

The benefits of landing a bye in round one of the Eircom-sponsored Collingwood Cup were never lost on the competing teams but resting up as pot(...)

Paddy Donegan, second from left, in 1963 with, from left,  Michael Mullen TD, Dermot Doolan, secretary, Irish Actors’ Equity, and the Abbey actor Vincent Dowling. Photograph: Gordon Standing/The Irish Times

Paddy Donegan, who has died aged 92, was a formidable driver of major educational change in the second half of the 20th century. Appointed as a(...)