The editor of the ‘Irish Examiner’, Tim Vaughan, told the banking inquiry information on the economic conditions that would lead to Ireland’s crash was simply not available to the media.

The editor of the Irish Examiner, Tim Vaughan, has said information on the economic conditions that would lead to Ireland’s crash was simply not avai(...)

Southampton have announced that England goalkeeper Fraser Forster will miss the rest of the season after “successful surgery” on his left knee. Photograph: John Walton/PA

England goalkeeper Fraser Forster has been ruled out for the rest of the season following surgery on a knee injury, Southampton announced on Wednesday(...)

Aston Villa’s Jack Grealish: was named under-21 player of the year at the 3-sponsored FAI International awards. Photograph: Reuters

Jack Grealish has signalled his intention to make himself available for the Republic of Ireland at the start of next season. Asked about his positi(...)

Ireland scored early and often against a Scots defence of less than Calvinist virtue to win by 30. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images 2:52

First a solar eclipse, then the spring equinox. After that, on a weekend of celestial drama, Irish rugby fans witnessed a spectacle most of them had n(...)

Ireland’s Paul O’Connell celebrates winning the Six Nations.  Photograph: Livepic/Reuters

Ireland were crowned Six Nations rugby champions on the pitch at Murrayfield on Saturday night, after a day of nerve-shredding drama in Edinburgh, Rom(...)

Poland international Arkadiusz Milik (centre) has come into his own after joining Ajax Amsterdam on loan from Bayer Leverkusen. Photograph: Reuters

He scored twice again last Saturday, Robert Lewandowski. Bayern Munich may have been 2-0 ahead at Werder Bremen, and on the way to Bayern’s sixth cons(...)

Denis O’Brien surely had plenty on his mind as he joined Alex Ferguson in the directors’ box at Old Trafford last Sunday for Manchester United’s demol(...)

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Las Vegas celebrated St Patrick’s Day with a couple of parades and an abundance of ‘Happy St Paddy’s Day’ T-shirts and badges - but the centrepiece of(...)

A Harry Clarke stained glass window depicting St Patrick at the Church of the Assumption, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

I grew up on stories of St Patrick. Some were legendary, some were almost swashbuckling. One tale that particularly appealed to my boyish imagination (...)

Celtic’s Kris Commons celebrates with the trophy after winning the Scottish League Cup Final. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Dundee United 0 Celtic 2Ronny Deila captured his first trophy as Celtic manager as the Hoops beat 10-man Dundee United 2-0 in the Scottish League Cup (...)