Warwickshire Police undated handout photo of Louise Porton who has been jailed at Birmingham Crown Court for life with a minimum term of 32 years for the murder of her two young daughters. Photograph: PA

A mother who murdered her two young daughters after they “got in the way” of her sex life has been jailed for life with a minimum term of 32 years. L(...)

Kieran Whelton with some of his UK imported secondhand cars at his car dealership in Knock, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

For the Irish motor trade, the market is as much about currency rates as cars. Dealers watch the latest forex market as closely as the IFSC currency t(...)

Presidential election candidate Joan Freeman: “I would not be going for it if I did not think I would win.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Joan Freeman has a theory. It’s that she is the last ordinary person who will ever contest an Irish presidential election, the kind of person who live(...)

Hilda Coles (née Clayton): her   calligraphy and illumination, metalwork and jewellery design were much admired
Hilda Coles – An Appreciation
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The funeral of Hilda Coles (née Clayton), of Nuneaton, Warwickshire, England, and Cheeverstown House, Clondalkin, Co Dublin, took place in St Mary’s C(...)

Zak Moradi arrived in Ireland aged 11

The Lory Meagher Cup final on Saturday will be noteworthy for a number of firsts. It will be the first time a Leitrim senior hurling team has played (...)

A vigil to the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing, at the nearby St Ann’s Square in Manchester on Wednesday. Photograph: New York Times

Five adults and five children remain in critical condition following the bombing at the Manchester Arena on Monday, in which 22 people were killed. P(...)

Leinster Lightning’s Simi Singh: “His bowling is strong with subtle variations, mixing up his pace and he extracts good turn and bounce from the pitch,” said Ireland head coach John Bracewell. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Simi Singh has been named in the Ireland squad for the Tri-Nations series against Bangladesh and New Zealand which starts on Friday at Malahide. The(...)

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn pushes Isabella (right) and Freddie during a visit to Oxford on Thursday. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images)

The Conservatives are cruising to a landslide victory in local voting in the UK on Friday, in a foretaste of a potential victory in the June 8th gener(...)

Former footballers and victims of abuse Steve Walters  and Andy Woodward who have helped to bring the topic of sexual abuse to the fore. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty

Britain’s largest police force has launched an investigation into sex abuse claims involving London football clubs. The Metropolitan police said a te(...)

Tipperary’s James Barry is brought out to centre back with Tomás Hamill getting a run at full back against Dublin at Thurles. Photograph: Alan Betson
Weekend GAA previews

SATURDAY (Matches at 7.0 unless stated) AIB All-Ireland club SFC semi-finals Ballyboden St Enda’s (Dublin) v Clonmel Commercials (Tipperary), O’(...)

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