Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates scoring his opening goal from the penalty spot in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Galway United at Oriel Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk 3 Galway United 0Richie Towell bagged a 12-minute hat-trick as league leaders Dundalk swept aside the challenge of Galway United at Oriel Park(...)

Theresa Villiers: plans to apply to have a closed material procedure form part of her case against a challenge to her refusal to hold a public inquiry into bombings. Photograph: Kelvin Boyes/Press Eye

ALAN ERWIN The British government is to seek to have some intelligence gathered on the Omagh bombing assessed in private, the Belfast High Court has (...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell celebrates scoring his late winner. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk set an all-time club record for successive unbeaten home games in the Premier Division thanks to Richie Towell’s late winneras they secured(...)

Lawyers argued that the ongoing Historical Institutional Abuse (HIA) Inquiry sitting in Banbridge is powerless to properly scrutinise a ’closed order’ surrounding the Kincora home.

An abuse victim today won the first stage in his court battle to have claims, that politicians and high-level British state agents colluded in a paedo(...)

Police and firefighters at the scene in the aftermath of the 1998 Omagh Bombing, which killed 29 people. File Photograph: PA Photo.

A range of intelligence material could have been drawn together before the Omagh bombing in a bid to stop the killers in their tracks, the High Court (...)

Protests had been staged at the Belcoo site amid fears the controversial fracking technique would be used if large reserves of gas were found.

Two Stormont departments could be facing a billion pound lawsuit over thwarted plans to drill for shale gas in Co Fermanagh, it emerged today.Lawyers (...)

Dundalk’s Patrick Hoban  celebrates  his side’s third goal with team-mates. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 3 (Horgan 23, Byrne 48, Hoban 60), Sligo Rovers 0 Free-scoring Dundalk sent out another statement of intent with a comprehensive dismantling (...)

Two-goal hero Christy Fagan eludes the challenge of Athlone’s Derek Prendergast at Richmond Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

St Patrick’s Athletic 4 Athlone Town 0 Helped by a brace(...)

Bohemians’ Neil Yadolahi and Jason Byrne of Bray Wanderers during last night’s game at  Dalymount Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bohemians 0 Bray Wanderers 1Kieran “Marty” Waters scored a vital late winner at Dalymount Park to maintain Bray Wanderers’s survival push.The result, (...)

Bray Wanderers’ goalscorer Jason Byrne gets ahead of Graham Gartland of Shelbourne at the Carlisle Grounds. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Bray Wanderers 1 Shelbourne 1: Dean Kelly scored for the second match running as Shelbourne extended their unbeaten run to five games in coming from b(...)