Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams: he comes to the fore only during major political crises, which he is always largely responsible for causing. This increasingly makes him look like a one-trick troublemaker. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

When events require media criticism of Gerry Adams, the response from the Sinn Féin faithful follows a pattern: you’re obsessed with Adams, you don’t (...)

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(...)

Dundalk’s Gary Rogers: “We’d love to go there and take the three points because of the message it would send out.” Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

For all the talk of a more open title race this season, the league table looks much the same this week as it did a year ago with Dundalk just a point(...)

Bray Wanderers have announced that manager Mick Cooke has left the Premier Division club. Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

As Bray Wanderers confirmed the departure of manager Mick Cooke – chairman Denis O’Connor said Harry Kenny will be in charge for at least two games –(...)

Bohemians manager Keith Long: Beating Longford Town and Bray  Wanderers will have injected a bit of confidence in to his side. Photograph: Inpho

Having lost to St Patrick’s Athletic at home a few weeks ago and then produced what manager Pat Fenlon described as a “gutless” performance against D(...)

The court heard Garda Lynch was off work for several weeks and had temporarily needed to interrupt his sporting activities.

A 35-year-old garda, who broke his right big toe and lost his right thumbnail while detaining a suspect, has been awarded €20,000 compensation in the (...)

A handful of students are turning up to weekly Masses held in some third-level colleges, new figures show. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A handful of students are turning up to weekly Masses held in some third-level colleges, new figures show. While colleges and universities spend abou(...)

Sligo Rovers manager Dave Robertson: says the the scoreless draw against Cork gives his side “a foundation from which to build on”. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

While it is tighter than expected at the top of the Premier Division, perhaps the most remarkable aspect of the early season table is the sight of Sl(...)

British ambassador Dominick Chilcott. Photograph: RollingNews.ie

Britain exiting the European Union would reduce the contact between Irish and British politicians and officials that takes place in Brussels and woul(...)

Dundalk were held for a 1-1 draw by Derry on Friday night at Oriel Park. Photograph: Inpho

Dundalk 1 Derry City 1 There was no separating the top two at Oriel Park on Friday night as Dundalk and Derry City ended the game with 10 aside and a(...)