Conor Murray and Peter O’Mahony enjoy a lighthearted moment at Munster squad training in Limerick. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Castres Olympique v Munster– Stade Pierre Fabre, 1pm – Live Sky Sports Munster will not be long finding out how much trouble they are in. They have j(...)

US president Donald Trump leaves after speaking about the Iran deal from the Diplomatic Reception room of the White House on Friday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

He denounced it as the “worst deal ever” during last year’s presidential election campaign and dismissed it as an “embarrassment” to the United States(...)

Ireland’s beef sector would be particularly vulnerable to a massive influx of beef, not least with Brexit looming.

A European Commission trade deal offer to Latin American countries which has provoked strong protests from European farmers, on Friday faced sharp cri(...)

Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of the far-left France Unbowed, who wants the European  flag replaced with the flag of the United Nations. Photograph: Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the leader of the far-left France Unbowed, says the blue and gold European flag is a “sectarian emblem” symbolising the EU’s Chris(...)

The crude divorce rate in Ireland is 0.6 per cent, according to the Eurostat.

Ireland’s divorce rate remains remarkably low when compared with the rest of Europe and the wider world. According to the April 2016 census, as publi(...)

The Asia Pacific region carried the largest number of passengers in 2016, but the top three airlines in terms of passengers carried were US carriers. Photograph: iStockphoto

In 2016 world airlines carried 3.8 billion passengers, an increase of 7 per cent on 2015. A report from the International Air Transport Association (I(...)

  Apple for Athenry: A group  supporting the planned Apple data centre in Galway celebrate after the judicial review rejected both challenges to  the project. Photograph: Courtpix

More than two and a half years after Apple first announced it would invest €850 million in a data centre in Athenry, it all came down to a judicial re(...)

Bank of America is one of only two non-French lenders that have thus far chosen Paris as a destination for some significant operations. Photograph: Jeremy Bales/Bloomberg

Bank of America signed a lease for office space in Paris, formalizing plans to move its European trading hub to the French capital after Brexit, peopl(...)

 Leinster’s Tadhg Furlong is  tackled during their victory over Munster on Saturday. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

The cornerstones of not conceding points in rugby are discipline and defence. While the switch from the Guinness Pro14 to the Champions Cup and Chall(...)

Eight-bedroom house in Callac, Brittany, France

Caribbean: St Vincent and the Grenadines Two-storey house on the island of Bequia in St Vincent and the Grenadines, Caribbean Compris(...)