Full list of candidates The electoral axe may have fallen on Meath’s three town councils – Trim, Kells and Navan – but it has resulted in a rich bo(...)

Republic of Ireland assistant manager Roy Keane speaks to the media after training today. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Roy Keane is relishing the opportunity to bring his winning mentality to the Republic of Ireland’s bid to qualify for Euro 2016. The 42-y(...)

Roy Keane and Martin O’Neill Manager are stepping up their scouting operations over the coming days. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

With the squad for Ireland’s game against Serbia due to be named next Thursday week in Limerick, Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane are stepping up their sc(...)

Republic of Ireland goalkeeping coach Séamus McDonagh and David Forde work out at Gannon Park in Malahide on Saturday ahead of the Poland friendly. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Having waited so long to get the Irish goalkeeper’s jersey, David Forde is no hurry to surrender it again but the 33-year-old knows he has a fight on (...)

Ireland Manager Martin O’Neill during the win over Latvia at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill has hit back at Paolo Di Canio with the spat between the two former Sunderland managers showing little sign of abating. The Ulsterman,(...)

The new Republic of Ireland management team of Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane take their first training session at Gannon Park in Malahide. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Roy Keane wasted little time in making his presence felt as he formally took up his duties as the Republic of Ireland’s new assistant manager. (...)

Mattin O’Neill: will be taking over the reins today as Republic of Ireland manager. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Barely a week ago the prospect of Martin O’Neill being unveiled as the new Ireland manager seemed an exciting one to many of the team’s supporters. Su(...)

Martin O’Neill and Roy Keane.  Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images.

FAI chief executive John Delaney says that Martin O’Neill will be unveiled as the Irish team’s new manager this Saturday when the former (...)

Martin O’Neill is expected to be paid in the region of ¤1.2 million byt the FAI, while Roy Keane is set to earn around ¤500,000. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Martin O’Neill could be confirmed as Ireland’s new manager over the coming 24 hours, with FAI officials apparently keen to have the deal concluded bef(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny congratulates Helen McEntee , on her election as a TD in March. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A total of €106,653.42 was spent by candidates in the Meath East byelection in March with Fine Gael’s successful candidate Helen McEntee spending the (...)