Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho refused to reveal his team for the clash with Benfica. Photograph:  Patricia De Melo Moreira/AFP/Getty Images

José Mourinho has refused to commit his long-term future to Manchester United, with the manager stating that in football, the “future is tomorrow”. T(...)

The number of people employed in Ireland’s fast-growing services industry is now at its highest level on record, according to the OECD. The Paris-bas(...)

Men gather cattle during a forest fire in Vieira de Leiria, Marinha Grande, Portugal on Monday. Photograph:  Ricardo Graca/EPA

Late season wildfires that broke out over the weekend in Portugal have killed at least 35 people, including a one-month-old baby, making 2017 the dead(...)

 Dublin Bus buses in Broadstone Bus depot Dublin after services were cancelled as ex-hurricane Ophelia hits. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/PA Wire

Luas: There will be no Luas service on the Red or Green lines on Tuesday morning due to damage at a technical room at the Red Cow depot. It is current(...)

Ireland’s win against Wales, courtesy of James McClean’s winning goal, brings the national team closer to a place at the World Cup – and reminds us that international soccer has a way of subverting the rules of global power. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With Ireland’s win against Wales, Martin O’Neill’s team is within two matches of a spot at the World Cup – another reminder that international soccer (...)

Adelaide Road synagogue in  Dublin 2. Photograph: Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

The State’s Jewish population has risen by 28.9 per cent, or 573, since 2011, according to the 2016 census. The population of Jews in Ireland had bee(...)

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(...)

In Ireland, we dodge ladders, black cats and magpies, but other cultures have their own seemingly senseless superstitions. Photograph: Getty Images

Consider yourself superstitious? Do you dodge ladders, black cats and magpies? If so, here are 13 more superstitions for you to take note of as you tr(...)

Ireland is ranked 33rd out of 100 countries in terms of the value of its brand

Ireland is one of the fastest growing national brands in the world, with its value rising 24 per cent last year to $427 billion, according to a new st(...)

Brazil

It was after 10.30pm on March 7th when a car carrying billionaire Joesley Batista pulled up at the Jaburu Palace, one of the modernist masterpieces by(...)