Glanbia managing director Siobhán Talbot, IAG chief executive Willie Walsh and Ardagh Group chairman Paul Coulson at the launch of Boston College’s Ireland Business Council. Photograph: Bryan Brophy

One advantage of being a nation of emigrants is that Ireland has a ready-made, extensive business diaspora, a network in every developed nation on Ea(...)

 Kenny Dalglish speaks during the memorial service marking the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough Disaster. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool will officially unveil the newly-named Kenny Dalglish Stand at the home match against Manchester United on October 14th. Work on branding a(...)

Bubba Watson of the United States hits his tee shot on the 4th hole during a practice round prior to the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson has virtually written off a “terrible” season as he puts his family first this year. The 38-year-old big-hitti(...)

Joshua King’s late goal gave Bournemouth a point at Anfield. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA

Liverpool 2 Bournemouth 2 Bournemouth stalled Liverpool’s momentum for the second time this season as an 87th-minute equaliser from Joshua King denie(...)

 Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring Liverpool’s  fourth goal against Watford at Anfield. Photograph: Dave Howarth/PA Wire.

It’s only 13 months since Brendan Rodgers was the manager of Liverpool, but already it seems so long ago. When the now-Celtic manager was sacked after(...)

 Ipswich manager Mick McCarthy is under pressure. Photograph: Alex Morton/Getty Images

Whatever happened to Ipswich Town and Mick McCarthy? Possibly not the question on the tip of many tongues this morning, but it’s been one recurring (...)

Gordon Strachan’s Scotland were soundly beaten in Slovakia. Photogrpah: PA

Slovakia 3 Scotland 0 Even given Scotland’s recurring and deep-rooted woes, nobody could have foreseen this swift a regression. The Scottish FA now(...)

The stadiums of Liverpool and Everton, Anfield (foreground) and Goodison Park respectively, separated by Stanley Park in the city of Liverpool. Photograph: Jonathan Webb/Getty Images.

Twenty-four hours in Liverpool: love and laughter, longing and belonging, blue and red, football, football. Never a chore. Scene One: Wednesday night(...)

Liverpool’s owners have approached manager Jurgen Klopp about extending his contract. Photograph: PA

Liverpool parent company Fenway Sports Group has declared its long-term faith in manager Jurgen Klopp by offering him a new, extended contract. The G(...)

Ryder Cup captain  Darren Clarke wants to talk to  Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp as he continues his build-up to Hazeltine. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Darren Clarke has revealed Jürgen Klopp will be among those he will approach for advice before the Ryder Cup battle with the United States at Hazeltin(...)