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Russian president Vladimir Putin “has become the richest man in the world and has committed many heinous crimes in Russia to get that money,” said UK-based financier Bill Browder. Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin

Russian president Vladimir Putin will continue to have people killed “as he wills” until he is faced with devastating personal consequences, according(...)

Louise Allen is spreading the word about what’s happening in craft here in Ireland.

Go back in time through thousands of years, or travel thousands of miles, and you’ll find a common thread linking people together. We all make things,(...)

Tesla’s Model S at the firm’s supercharging station at the Topaz service station just off the M8, outside Ballacolla, Co Laois.

For such a high-profile premium brand, Tesla’s new facility in Dublin is surprisingly underwhelming. Forget the fussball tables, hammocks and bean bag(...)

 Cork team celebrate after beating Kilkenny in the All-Ireland senior camogie final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There’s been a bit of the wounded lion about Cork’s camogie team through the years, rarely more dangerous than when there’s talk of them no longer pos(...)

Ireland captain Niamh Briggs has been ruled out of the WRWC with an achilles injury. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Just eight days before the World Cup on home soil, Ireland are forced to stare into a gaping leadership void. The loss of Niamh Briggs to an Achilles(...)

Michael Fennelly: has battled serious injury problems in recent years. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kilkenny’s former Hurler of the Year Michael Fennelly is facing a race against time to be fit for the county’s All-Ireland qualifier first round the w(...)

Dublin players go through their warm-up routine before the league match against Mayo at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

It would be misleading to describe this as a “streak”. The term is too flashy and volatile and to capture what has been a gold-standard two years of u(...)

Vincent Clerc scored seven tries in four matches against Ireland between 2004 and 2008, including the winner at Croke Park in 2007. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Vincent Clerc, Les Bleus enfant terrible, is responsible for arrowing more pain into Irish rugby hearts than any humongous French bruiser. At 35 now, (...)

Stephen McGuinness, general secretary of Professional Footballers Association of Ireland (PFAI), says the association has seen ‘first-hand’ the issues that long-term injury cause former players. Photograph: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

The Rugby Six Nations began with a bit of a whimper from Ireland, and at least some of the blame was placed on our injury woes, with Johnny Sexton sid(...)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola looks perplexed during his side’s 4-0 defeat to Everton despite dominating possession at Goodison Park. Photograph: Getty Images

On June 24th, 2013, Pep Guardiola was ceremonially introduced as the new manager of Bayern Munich. There were 247 journalists on Munich’s Sabener Stra(...)

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