James Taplin: ‘I just want to live back in Ireland. I want my children to grow up in the country they were born in, and I want us to be happy.’

So the election is over and in Ireland the squabbling over who will fill the last few Dáil seats is in full swing. After I was made redundant in 20(...)

Robbie Henshaw is expected to join Leinster at the end of the season. Photograph: Inpho

Leinster coach Leo Cullen refused to be drawn into commenting on Ireland and Connacht centre, Robbie Henshaw, who is reportedly joining Leinster next (...)

Ulster’s Iain Henderson faces disciplinary hearing in Wales today after being sent off against Munster on Saturday. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

Ulster find out today whether they will be without Iain Henderson for the remainder of their Guinness Pro 12 campaign. The 23-year-old, who faces a d(...)

Ireland’s Jamie Heaslip stands for the National Anthem against France. He was substituted after 60 minutes with a back injury. Photograph:  James Crombie/ Inpho

Jamie Heaslip will miss Ireland’s next Six Nations Championship match against England at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday week after scans revealed that(...)

L’Equipe report  that the Top 14 medical committee have banned Johnny Sexton from returning to play until February 14th. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

The head injury Johnny Sexton suffered in Ireland’s 26-23 win against Australia in November could sideline the outhalf until the new year, with Frenc(...)

 Paddy Jackson  could be forced to miss Ireland’s summer tour to Argentina. Photograph: James Crombie

Ulster outhalf Paddy Jackson will miss Ireland’s summer tour to Argentina after suffering a stress fracture to his lower back.Jackson had been named a(...)

Ireland’s Jonathan Sexton struggling with an injured thumb. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Joe Schmidt remains hopeful Johnny Sexton will be fit to face Italy, despite the worrying prognosis that emerged from Racing Metro 92 earlier o(...)

Irish emigrants, both recent and those who have lived abroad for decades, have been keeping a close eye on the bailout story through Irish media online as it unfolded. Above is Eamon O’Hara  at home  near Cahors, southwest France with dog Filou.

By the time the bailout was agreed in November 2010, tens of thousands of people had already left Ireland as a result of the recession in search of be(...)

Jennifer Stanley: “I represent video game development companies and social media companies, and I’ve had the opportunity to do some work on a movie.”

When solicitor Jennifer Stanley left Dublin for San Francisco in 1999, the Celtic Tiger was just starting to roar. “The job prospects in Ireland were (...)

I am not Irish. I am not even one of those Americans who claims their great-grand whoever for Irish heritage. But I love Ireland. No, it is not(...)