Hugh Douglas Hamilton’s pastel and crayon portrait of Mary Preston

The autumn auctions season at Adam’s in St Stephen’s Green gets under way tomorrow (Sunday, September 20th) with a “fine period interiors” sale at 11.(...)

“That’s some unique s**t, man” was supposedly LeBron James’s reaction to being presented with a chart of every shot he had taken over the previous five seasons.   Photograph: Hans Deryk/Reuters.

“That’s some unique s**t, man”. That’s what Kirk Goldsberry says basketball great LeBron James told him when presented with a chart of every shot the (...)

 Blackpool chairman Karly Oyston, who is loathed by the club’s supporters, has been asked by the FA to explain text messages in which he called a fan a “massive retard.” (Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA Wire)

The Blackpool chairman, Karl Oyston, has been asked by the Football Association to provide his observations about insulting text messages he sent to a(...)

Croftwood Gardens, Ballyfermot, Dublin, where a six-year-old boy was shot on Friday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Croftwood Gardens, situated near Cherry Orchard Hospital in the west Dublin suburb of Ballyfermot, would be a great place to raise children were it no(...)

Aer Lingus chairman Colm Barrington welcomed yesterday’s ruling, saying: “Today’s CAT judgment is a key milestone on the path toward removing Ryanair from the Aer Lingus share register.”

Ryanair may have just one last avenue of appeal open to it before the UK competition regulator forces the airline to cut its near 30 per cent s(...)

Wommera in South Australia has been closed to the public since 1947, when it was used for Cold War rocket and nuclear tests by Britain, Australia and the US. Image: Google Maps

Australia will ease access restrictions on the world’s largest weapons test range in the remote outback - an area larger than England - to unlock an e(...)

Q&A: Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith says “he’s just not into running”, but the cancer survivor is doing a 10km run next month anyway – and has helped persuade anothe(...)