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Five-time world champion Eric Bristow has died at the age of 60 after suffering a heart attack, the Professional Darts Corporation has announced. Photo: Adam Butler/PA Wire

Eric Bristow was just 11 when his father bought him a dartboard and, with it, a ticket to a life he could only have dreamed of. Bristow, who died on (...)

Darts has changed massively  during Phil Taylor’s time in the sport with the atmosphere  during games now  like a big Saturday night out. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Soon there will be no more throat-rattling oneunrenahnnehhteees bellowed in his honour, or match-winning doubles boozily lauded by the loaded. Instead(...)

The new account, which puts put An Post in direct competition with retail banks, is targeted at the 1.7 million customers who use the post office network each week.

An Post is planning to take on the pillar banks with the launch of an new current account product, which will offer customers debit cards, full access(...)

Danny Bracken, a musician who is homeless, will be playing at Rock Against Homelessness concert in Dublin on April 7th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

At a Lions Club event in Dublin in January, John Lowe, the investment consultant known as the Money Doctor, asked if anyone knew the words to Dublin i(...)

Joanne Byrne, from Finglas, with her daughter Róise (18 months) at the sixth annual ‘Flowers for Magdalenes’ remembrance event at Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The State must help identify every woman and child who died at all Magdalene laundries and Mother and Baby Homes, a survivors’ group has said.* The (...)

The shrine in Tuam, Co Galway, erected in memory of up to 800 children who were allegedly buried at the site of the former Mother and Baby Home, before excavations began. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Their ribbons rustling in the brisk westerly breeze, a half dozen bouquets marked a black memorial plaque close to a children’s playground in Tuam, Co(...)

Phil Taylor: These players on TV now have got a lot to thank me for. Without me they wouldn’t be there. But my time is coming to an end.’ Photograph: Getty/ Dean Mouhtaropoulos

You sacrifice your life for it,” Phil Taylor says on a gloomy late afternoon in Stoke. The last grey streaks of light are fading as the greatest darts(...)

Elizabeth O’Farrell

This poem was commissioned by the Irish Writers Centre as part of the 1916 centenary celebrations. Tomorrow’s poem, The Fallen, is by Thomas McCarthy(...)

John Loder (second right) and Arthur Shields (right) in the John Ford film ‘How Green Was My Valley’. Photograph: Fox

In his 1977 autobiography the Hollywood star John Loder let slip secrets he’d kept hidden for more than 60 years, about his part in the arrest of Patr(...)

"The principle of starting early is well recognised as it takes time to build a substantial fund," says David Malone of the Pensions Board.

Workers who have no occupational or private pension scheme and who plan to retire at the traditional age of 65 could face a major shock to their syste(...)