Shareholder Mary Clarke from Wicklow speaking to David Duffy (left),  AIB chief executive and David Hodgkinson, chairman, AIB, at the agm yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It was probably a sign of the changed mood in Ireland these days that the battalion of pensioners marching through Ballsbridge yesterday morning wa(...)

AIB chairman David Hodgkinson told shareholders today that the bank intends to repay the €20.8 billion in bailout funds that it has received from the (...)

Demand for tickets has gone up 100 per cent from the drawn game,” says Clare County Board chairman, Michael McDonagh. “We got around 14,500, but with the cheaper prices and €10 tickets for children there has been unprecedented demand.”

Nigerian Independence Day celebrations come to Ennis next Tuesday, but of more importance to the Clare capital will be the arrival – hopefully – of th(...)

Wexford captain Lee Chin. “I just hope a lot of people don’t think ‘sure look we have won Leinster, that’s good enough’.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

This match will garner little interest but Wexford have already set the under-21 hurling championship ablaze with their dismissal of Kilkenny in th(...)

A file photo of Brian Shivers who has been acquitted of murdering two British soldiers in Northern Ireland. Photograph: PA

Brian Shivers has been found not guilty of the 2009 Real IRA murders of British soldiers Patrick Azimkar and Mark Quinsey. At Belfast Cr(...)