At Dublin Castle for the referendum count,  from left: Helen McCarthy, Dee Campbell, Erin Reddy and Aisling Tierney of  Maynooth Pride Society. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 3:18

Exhausted, elated, tearful, hungover, incredulous, grateful, flat broke. And, transcending it all, a radiant calm. Yesterday, Ireland woke up to a mor(...)

Celtic players celebrate  as Scott Brown lifts the  Scottish Premiership trophy. Photograph:  Graham Stuart/Reuters

Celtic began their Scottish Premiership title-winning party after a Stefan Scepovic double helped them to an easy 5-0 win over a weakened Inverness si(...)

Five fishermen rescued after their Scottish registered fishing boat sank in heavy seas in the Celtic Sea are safe and well aboard an Irish trawler and are on their way to port in Co Cork.

Five fishermen rescued after their Scottish registered fishing boat sank in heavy seas in the Celtic Sea are safe and well aboard an Irish trawler and(...)

Tom Kitt: “I found it hard to call myself a professional poker player . . . The first question people ask at a wedding is, ‘What do you do?’ And I wonder, ‘Do I tell them?’” Photograph: Danny Maxwell

There’s a sound like that made by crickets in the conference room at the Regency Hotel in Dublin. It’s the sound of hundreds of people flicking their (...)

Shoptalk: Cooley Peninsula

The Cooley Peninsula is best known as a hideout for leprechauns and IRA men, but there are some terrific shops hiding out there too. The most p(...)

Tell me, do you Strictly? I have to admit to a particular addiction to the BBC Saturday night dancing extravaganza. Perhaps it’s the fact that it eats(...)

Footballer Anthony Stokes arrives at Dublin’s Circuit Criminal Court where he has been ordered before a court again next year over an alleged assault of an Elvis impersonator. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Football star Anthony Stokes has been ordered before a court again next year over an alleged assault of an Elvis impersonator. The Celtic and I(...)

Anthony Stokes (26) of Claremont Terrace, Glasgow appeared at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court charged with assault causing harm. Photograph: Court Collins

The trial of Glasgow Celtic and Irish international footballer Anthony Stokes has been adjourned until Tuesday. Stokes (26) of Claremont Terrace, Glas(...)

 Lusitania moored in the Mersey, England,  in 1911. Photograph: PA Wire 4:01

The sinking of the RMS Lusitania may well be a critical chapter in the history of the first World War but it was also an immense human tragedy with th(...)

Comedian Eddie Izzard and Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy on the British general election campaign trail in Glasgow on Monday. Many Catholics in Scotland have stuck by Labour in the face of the nationalists’ surge, but some are disillusioned over the party’s stance on independence. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA

Two stadiums, two radically different views of the upheaval in Scottish politics. Parkhead and Ibrox are just a few kilometres apart, but in the heart(...)