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Garrick Higgo of South Africa  after his victory in  the Palmetto Championship at Congaree  in Ridgeland, South Carolina. Photograph:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Garrick Higgo’s meteoric rise – he was 2,006th in the world rankings at the end of 2008 and his win in the Palmetto Championship moved him to a career(...)

‘Put your mask on, will you? You’re only making things worse for yourself’

I watch the old dear totter into court in her high heels, sunnies perched on top of her head, a scowl of disapproval on her face, like she’s ordered a(...)

In 1979, the average age of men getting married was 26.5; for women it was 24. By 2019, it was nearly 37 for men, 34 for women.

There is one factor successive governments don’t seem to have taken into account in planning for Ireland’s housing needs. Actually, there’s significan(...)

Host Paddy McGuinness on I Can See Your Voice. File photograph: Tom Dymond

Paddy McGuinness has amassed great power in the world of light entertainment. His hair has gone blond with this power. He is lord of all he surve(...)

Thomas Byrne, TD for Meath East, was disgusted. It’s bad enough to be compared to Cromwell in Dáil Éireann, but to make such an accusation to “someone born and reared in Drogheda” is particularly “outrageous”, he howled. Photograph:  Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

Unfortunately the Dáil sat on Wednesday, forcing political observers to drag themselves away from Eat Yer Greens, the political soap opera providing e(...)

Ardagh, which traces its roots back to the long-shuttered Irish Glass Bottle factory in Ringsend in Dublin, entered the drink cans business in 2016.

Ardagh Group, the glass and metal packaging group led by Dubliner Paul Coulson, confirmed on Tuesday that it plans to secure a separate US stock listi(...)

An Ardagh bottling plant.

Ardagh Group, the glass and metal packaging group led by Dublin financier Paul Coulson, said on Tuesday it plans to increase its medium-term investmen(...)

Rory McIlroy watches his approach shot on the 14th hole during the final round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale in Arizona. Photograph: Abbie Parr/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy aims to spend quite a bit of time with his swing plane perfector over the next week as he prepares for a hectic upcoming schedule. “I’m (...)

Veteran broadcaster Pat Kenny had the audacity to read Gordon D’Arcy’s column live on Newstalk last Thursday morning without crediting the media outle(...)

Augusta, Georgia: Shane Lowry of Ireland, his caddie Brian Martin, Tiger Woods and his caddie Joe LaCava prepares to play shots on the 15th hole the Masters last weekend.

Shane Lowry has inputted the data into the memory bank, which – as he has been advised – is a necessary element of winning a Masters title at Augusta.(...)

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