Celtic’s Patrick Roberts celebrates scoring his side’s second goal  at Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh. Photograph: PA

Hearts 1 Celtic 3 Celtic effectively clinched their fifth successive Ladbrokes Premiership title with a convincing 3-1 win over Hearts at Tynecastle.(...)

A Walpurgis Night bonfire. Photograph: Thinkstock

Walpurgis Night, which spans the last day of April and the start of May, is not much celebrated in these parts. But throughout Northern Europe it seem(...)

Protest against the diversion of €12 million from the mental health budget this week. Photo: gareth chaney Collins

I’m a doctor. I’ve had cancer and I’d rather get it again and take my chances than be diagnosed with schizophrenia, psychotic depression or bipolar di(...)

Shamrock Rovers midfielder Patrick Cregg is optimistic about hiSs side’s league campaign in the long run. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho.

At home to Bray Wanderers on Friday night and a trip to bottom side Longford Town next weekend offers Shamrock Rovers the not unreasonable expectatio(...)

Members of the public prepare for a parade marking the 400 years since the death of William Shakespeare, in Stratford-upon-Avon.  Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

At the risk of offending my more erudite readers, I dare say most of you will be unfamiliar with the work of Francis Beaumont. He was, nevertheless, a(...)

Celtic fans protest during their Scottish Premiership match with Ross County at Parkhead. Photo: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Celtic 1 Ross County 1 Ronny Deila’s long goodbye as Celtic manager began with an unimpressive 1-1 draw against Ross County at a disgruntled Parkhe(...)

Here’s a story about bad lads and Leicester City. Unlikely as it sounds, it concerns Frank O’Farrell and Reggie and Ronnie Kray. O’Farrell, born in (...)

A lack of improvement over the past six months is behind Ronny Deila’s decision to quit Celtic in the summer. Photograph: PA

Ronny Deila revealed the lack of improvement in his side during the last six months led to his decision to leave Celtic at the end of the season. The(...)

Celtic manager Ronnie Delia at Hampden Park last weekend where his team lost to Rangers. Photograph: EPA

Celtic manager Ronny Deila has decided to leave the club at the end of the season. The 40-year-old Norwegian’s position had come under increased scru(...)

A view of the Sabine Mac Mahon exhibition So Through the Singing Land He Passed

So Through the Singing Land He Passed – Sabine Mac Mahon The Lab, Dublin ★★★★★ If you find yourself suffering from 1916 fatigue, Sabine Mac Mahon’(...)