Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey’s passport and accreditation on show during Friday’s police press conference in Rio. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Pat Hickey The news of Pat Hickey’s arrest in Rio broke yesterday but the sensational story is likely to develop further today. For now, the embattle(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill (right) and assistant Roy Keane celebrate qualifying for the round of 16 after the Euro 2016 Group E match at the Stade Pierre Mauroy, Lille. Photograph: John Walton/PA

Would you pay good money to see two grown men kissing? A lot of us would. There was no need to pay last night as Robbie Brady headed home a winner f(...)

Katie and Daniel on the Irish version of First Dates

Anna Nolan, head of development at Coco Television, is no stranger to reality TV. A star of the first series of Big Brother on Channel 4 and now pres(...)

‘It has taken me years to realise my physical appearance should not and does not affect my ability to do what I want to do,’ says 22-year-old Dubliner Sophie Kane. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Young women want to be leaders, but doubts about self-image hold them back, a new survey has found. “It has taken me years to realise my physical appe(...)

Actors Karen McCartney, Lisa Lambe and Sophie Jo Wasson re-enact a scene from Train at Connolly station in Dublin

‘We’ll see if any of the actors have northern-sounding accents,” Derrywoman Nell McCafferty says of Rough Magic’s latest venture, The Train. Th(...)

Rosanna Davison: ‘gluten in food should be avoided’.  Photograph: Aidan Crawley

In 2003, Rosanna Davison was crowned the world’s most beautiful woman when she won Miss World. By 2012, with dad Chris de Burgh’s blessing, Davison(...)

 Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro has been subjected to sexist chanting during Premier League games. Photograph:   Mike Egerton/PA

While football authorities and clubs have actively campaigned to “stamp out racism in their sport,” they must do more to stop sexism, the British Soci(...)

Laura Wade-Gery  attends the WIE50 Power Breakfast at the London Stock Exchange. Photograph: Getty Images

Laura Wade-Gery, Marks & Spencer’s most senior female executive, chose the company’s AGM to let her colleagues know she was planning to take so(...)

Getting up to pee during the night could be ruining your relationship new research has found. Almost one in five people who have to visit the toilet a(...)