FAI general manager Noel Mooney said Niall Quinn’s involvement with the association  could be “of benefit to Irish football”. File photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

FAI general manager Noel Mooney says that some “brave decisions” are required if Airtricity League clubs are to achieve tangible change after a two-da(...)

The  Pizza Sunday Club operating their free pizza service for homeless people, on Grafton Street. Pictured are cofounder Martin Connolly, Anto Brophy, cofounder Cormac Noonan, Colm Gleeson and Sebastian McKenna. Photograph: Dave Meehan

It’s 8:30pm on a sunny Sunday evening on Grafton Street – as most of the final revellers from the Taste of Dublin festival make their way home, anothe(...)

The Sunday Pizza Club:  from left,  Martin Connolly, Anto Brophy, Cormac Noonan, Colm Gleeson and Sebastian McKenna. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A pizza club for Dublin’s homeless which began more than a year ago is appealing for more volunteers to help. The Sunday Pizza Club, the brain child (...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny was dejected following his side’s 1-0 defeat to AZ Alkmaar. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Stephen Kenny looked like a man who had just checked into the Heartbreak Hotel. Late Thursday, Tallaght Stadium, and Kenny had his back to a wall as h(...)

A terrace complete with homage to manager Stephen Kenny at Oriel Park.  Photograph: Eric Luke

There are many stories about how bad the bad old days got at Dundalk FC. Some are probably apocryphal, but all are plausible. What is certainly true(...)

Ciaran Kilduff’s equaliser against AZ Alkmaar earned Dundalk €120,000 as well as a priceless point away from home. Photograph: Inpho/Karel Delvoije

Around half of Dundalk’s Europa League €6 million or so windfall will be accounted for by costs according to the club’s General Manager, Martin Connol(...)

Mayo’s Lee Keegan has no regrets about the incident in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final that led to Diarmuid Connolly’s dismissal. “There’s no point in me trying to make out that we go out to be innocent,” he says. Photograph: Donall Farmer/inpho

You are born into this stuff. It’s a bloodlines thing. It’s you and your father and his father and everyone’s father and back and back for generations(...)

People walk past a house with billboards displaying portrait of incumbent Djibouti President Ismail Omar Guelleh in Djibouti. Photograph: AFP PHOTO / SIMON MAINASIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images Facebook: in the High Court. Photograph:  SIMON MAINA/AFP/Getty Images

When Facebook, Twitter and Google established their international headquarters in Dublin, they didn’t just bring investment, exotic tax accounting pr(...)

Irish pubs: due to be snapped up by  US investment houses

Ulster Bank is expected shortly to bring to market its Project Coney portfolio of assorted commercial loans, which is thought to include about 70 pub(...)