Jamie Vardy will be looking to score against Manchester United to break the Premier League record for socring in consecutive matches. Photo: Lindsey Parnaby/Getty Images

SATURDAY (Kick off 3.0 unless stated) Bournemouth (19) v Everton (7) Artur Boruc is a doubt with a slight knee issue and will be assess(...)

The accused  admits there was some sexual contact with the woman but maintains that it was consensual and that he did not know she was mentally impaired.   Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man accused of raping a woman with Down syndrome told gardaí­ after arrest that he had never heard of the condition. The 34-year-old also (...)

Solicitor, David Christie (left) leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court with former solicitor Thomas Byrne in November 2013.  Photograph: Collins Courts.

TV3 has been ordered to pay €70,000 of a €140,000 defamation award made to a solicitor pending its appeal against that award.  David(...)

British Labour leaders

Sir, – Reading Denis Staunton (London Letter, November 27th) about the leadership problems in the British Labour party is a case of déjà vu a(...)

Jack Grealish is still not eligible to play for England, despite declaring two months ago. Photo: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Almost two months after pledging his allegiance to England, Jack Grealish is still not eligible to represent the country of his birth, Fifa h(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho speaks ahead of his side’s Premier League clash with Tottenham Hotspur. Photo: Tony O’Brien/Reuters

Jose Mourinho says John Terry could yet feature for Chelsea in Sunday’s Premier League clash at Tottenham. The 34-year-old captain suffere(...)

Heavyweight World Champion Wladimir Klitschko poses with his challenger Tyson Fury during the official weigh-in in Essen, western Germany. World heavyweight champion Klitschko will defend his IBF, WBA and IBO titles against British challenger Tyson Fury in Duesseldorf. Photo: Patrik Stollarz/Getty Images

Tyson Fury claims he may retire from boxing if he fails to beat world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and is left feeling like “a fraud(...)

World athletics’ governing body the IAAF has said there were “clearly plausible explanations” that are “entirely innocent” for blood level readings provided by marathon world record holder Paula Radcliffe during her athletics career. Photo: John Giles/PA Wire.

Paula Radcliffe has been declared innocent of any blood doping by world athletics’ governing body the IAAF which said it was “shocking” that th(...)

Dave Mahon: accused of murdering his partner’s son. File Photograph: Collins

A man charged with murdering his partner’s son has been refused a bail application to travel to Spain. David Mahon is charged with murder(...)

Skunk weed: Consumption of the drug was found to  cause  harm to the   section of the brain made up   neural fibres, along which nerve signals travel, in a study by King’s College London. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

High-potency “skunk weed” cannabis may cause significant damage to vital nerve fibres linking the two halves of the brain, a new study claims. (...)