John Robbie in action for Ireland. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“I’m here 36 years,” says the man who still sounds like he’s from Greystones. “I’m very much a South African now.” John Robbie lacks the ability to (...)

Ronald Lynam, solicitor for the Connors family, outside the Coroner’s Court. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

All 10 victims of a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines in south Dublin died of carbon monoxide poisoning, an inquest has heard. The inquest into t(...)

Fifa’s ethics committee has recommended a two-year ban from all football activities for former German FA president Wolfgang Niersbach. Photograph: Getty

Fifa’s ethics committee has recommended a two-year ban from all football activities for former German FA president Wolfgang Niersbach for an alleged b(...)