The scene at Balmer’s Bog near Dundalk in Co Louth where ther search for missing teenager Ciara Breen is taking place.  Members of the Defence Forces have joined gardaí in the ongoing operation. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

An army bomb disposal team was called to a bog in Dundalk, Co Louth on Thursday after a suspicious device was discovered during the search for a missi(...)

Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan, Ronan Finn and Brian Gartland tackle Danny North of Shamrock Rovers at Oriel Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dundalk 2 Shamrock Rovers 0 Dundalk took a huge step towards the title as two Shamrock Rovers old boys came back to haunt them at Oriel Park. Despite (...)

Senator Mary Moran: she called on the congregation “to sit down and listen to the people and their priests – to communicate”

Labour Senator Mary Moran has expressed disappointment at the reception she and others received at the headquarters of the Dominican congregation in T(...)

Sligo Rovers’ Sander Puri tackles Ryan Brennan of Shamrock Rovers during the sides’ Airtricity League clash at the Showgrounds last night. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Sligo Rovers 1 Shamrock Rovers 1 Former international Damien Duff was the star attraction, but current international Sander Puri stole the head(...)

Richie Towell of Dundalk celebrates scoring his side’s equaliser in injury time. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians 2 Dundalk 2 Keith Long’s Bohemians side have done more than any other club so far to keep the title race alive this season. But (...)

Drogheda United managerJohn McDonnell: his side have taken just two points from the last 22 on offer. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Limerick defender Robbie Williams has targeted winning five of their remaining eight games in the hope of completing their great escape. While they re(...)

Ciara Breen was 17 when she went missing in 1997

A man in his 60s was released without charge after being arrested on Monday as part of the search for Ciara Breen, who went missing form her Dundalk h(...)

FC Astana’s players celebrate after advancing to the UEFA Champions League group stage after the Qualifying Round Play Off Second Leg match between APOEL Nicosia and FC Astana at GSP stadium  in Nicosia, Cyprus. Photo: Getty Images

A late Nemanja Maksimovic equaliser was enough to see FC Astana into the Champions League group stages - becoming the first ever team from Kazakhstan (...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams participates in  a national hunger strike commemoration march in Dundalk on Sunday, August 23rd, 2015. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams TD has insisted “the IRA has gone away” and was not involved in the killing of Belfast man Kevin McGuigan or engaged i(...)

John Caulfield’s Cork City side will play Derry away in the quarter-finals of the FAI Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Cork City’s reward for their cup win over St Patrick’s Athletic is a trip to the Brandywell in mid-September with Peter Hutton’s side now standing bet(...)