The farm in Newtownshandrum, Co Cork where Paula Dinsberga was killed. Photograph: Provision

An eight-year-old girl was killed instantly after she suffered severe trauma to her spine when she was hit by the front loader of a tractor on a farm (...)

 Ghost writer Roddy Doyle and Roy Keane poses for photographs at the Aviva Stadium with the book: Roy Keane The Second Half. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Roy Keane on his options once he knew his career at Old Trafford was over. Real Madrid offered me a year and a half deal. Everton wanted me to go to t(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy and Roy Keane at training in Saipan. Photograph:   Andrew Paton/Inpho

“He came. He saw. He went home.” So ran the tag-line of the box office smash hit comedy I, Keano, an epic musical melodrama about a Roman legion prepa(...)

The High Times Growth Fund aims to raise $200 million to $300 million to invest in the legal marijuana industry. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

It was high times at a high society hotel when a new cannabis-focused private equity fund took its fundraising pitch to a big agricultural conference (...)

Westmeath’s Gavin Hoey under pressure from Dublin’s Declan O’Mahony and Kevin Nolan during last Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup match at Cusack Park, Mullingar, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Inpho

Such is the sudden onslaught of fixtures this month that Dublin football manager Jim Gavin is anticipating as much trial as error, and he’s not alone.(...)

Jim Gavin receives his Philips Sports Manager of the Year award from Cel O’Reilly (Managing Director Philips Ireland) and Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Sport, at a function in the Shelbourne Hotel. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In a reverse of 1995, Dublin football manager Jim Gavin saw off Clare hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald for the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award(...)

Former Republic of Ireland international David O’Leary won nearly €4 million from  his unfair dismissal case against Dubai club Al Ahli. Photograph: Inpho

Former Republic of Ireland international Dave O’Leary has won his long-running unfair dismissals action against Dubai club Al Ahli with a Fifa (...)

Bertie Ahern, then taoiseach, gives then US president George W Bush a bowl of shamrock during a White House ceremony on St Patrick’s Day in 2006.  Photograph Leslie E Kossoff/LK Photos

It’s easy to take for granted the extraordinary access Ireland will have to the White House today when Enda Kenny hands over a ceremonial bowl (...)