President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, is greeted by well-wishers at College Green, Dublin in 2011. Photograph: Eric Luke

A proposal to award US President Barack Obama with the Freedom of the City of Dublin has had to be postponed after councillors were unable to agree on(...)

Garda Eireannach, as they call themselves, already have a kit designed by O’Neill’s. Their socks include their nickname ‘the Micks’. Archive photograph: Mark Richards/Reuters

The Irish Guards has become the first British army regiment to be affiliated as a club within the GAA. London GAA voted at its September county board(...)

The manager of Dunnes Stores on Patrick Street in Cork said   the store had introduced much tighter checking procedures and put locks on the main toilet doors so no one can enter after they’ve been checked for the evening after a woman who was locked in the store overnight died last April.

Dunnes Stores has revised their lock-up procedures after a woman died overnight in a toilet in one of their stores after staff failed to properly c(...)