Glorious migrants: Chris O’Dowd and Nick  Murphy. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Chris O’Dowd and Nick Murphy are glorious migrants. Both have recently relocated, with their families, to Los Angeles. Both are aware that the plan(...)

It’s not dead, it’s resting: Michael Palin and John Cleese in Monty Python’s Dead Parrot sketch. Photograph: Columbia Pictures/Getty Images

Have you ever returned a faulty product to a shop only to be told by some jobsworth at the till that it’s out of warranty so there’s nothing they c(...)

Conor McDonald celebrates after scoring Wexford’s first goal  in the  Bord Gáis Energy Leinster  U21 Hurling Final against Kilkenny  at  Wexford Park. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Wexford 4-17 Kilkenny 1-9 Wexford hurling may have suffered over recent weeks but they bounced back with a scintillating display to claim a three-in-a(...)

The announcement marks Malin’s first new asset following its stock exchange debut earlier this year

Malin, an Irish-based company set up by a number of former Elan executives to invest in privately held life science assets, has invested $35 million a(...)

John Lester: Sheriff YC player’s ball over the top resulted in UCD goalkeeper Niall Corbet coming out of his area to head it away, but a poor clearance led to winger Sean Murphy capitalising on Corbet’s mistake. Photograph: David Maher / Sportsfile

Dublin Junior side Sheriff YC stunned UCD 3-1 at the UCD Bowl last night to provide the biggest shock of the FAI Cup second round. Winners of the cup(...)

Laois goalkeeper Enda Rowland in action here against Antrim, made a confident save late on to ensure victory. Photograph: John McIlwaine/Presseye/Inpho

Laois 1-17 Carlow 1-14Laois half-time substitute Ben Conroy made an instant impact, scoring 1-2 in the opening minutes of the half as the O’Moore Coun(...)

Westmeath’s Brendan Murtagh: his goal after  a quarter of an hour elapsed in the second half was key to his side’s victory over Carlow in Mullingar. Photograph: Inpho

Westmeath 2-19 Carlow 2-17 A brilliant goal from Brendan Murtagh in the 50th minute proved to be the decisive score as Westmeath eked out a deserved (...)

Bus Eireann coaches parked in Phibsboro Bus Depot during a 48 hour strike by Siptu and the National Bus and Rail Union members in Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann. Normal services resumed on Sunday.

As Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus services returned to normal on Sunday after a 48-hour work stoppage, business leaders maintained that the strike had had(...)

Bus drivers on strike in the rain at the Phibsborough depot in Dublin on May 2nd.

Business organisations said their trade has been significantly damaged, particularly in urban areas, due to the continuing bus strike . The 48-hour wo(...)

Kidney donor Mahon Murphy; kidney recipient Lia and her baby Colm; kidney recipient Jack; mother Síle; kidney donor and also kidney recipient father Sean; and Bob, three times kidney transplant recipient.  The Murphy family attended the national launch of Organ Donor Awareness Week. Photograph: Conor McCabe

A Co Waterford family with a hereditary kidney complaint have had seven transplants between them in recent years. Sean Murphy from Kilrossanty,(...)