Ireland U-20 players celebrate Cormac Foley’s try against England during the Six Nations victory  in Cork. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ireland, the Under-20 Six Nations Grand Slam champions, travel to Argentina for the Junior Rugby World Championship without four of their starting tea(...)

Ted Hill:   made his full England debut against Japan in the November internationals.  Photograph:  Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Pool A France: The defending world champions won the tournament on home soil last summer and there are a number of familiar faces including world pla(...)

A Dublin man who took delivery of a stuffed toy which contained nearly €200,000 worth of cannabis has been jailed for dealing drugs.

A Dublin man who took delivery of a stuffed toy which contained nearly €200,000 worth of cannabis has been jailed for dealing drugs. The man, Michael(...)

Time to hear the bassist get wicked. Over the past few years, Stephen Bruner has began to accumulate quite a stack of accolades for himself. From prov(...)

Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote is only going to grow as counting of votes in the US presidential election continues. Photograph: Doug Mills/New York Times
US election facts that may surprise
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The US presidential election has given rise to a wide range of responses and opinions. But some aspects of it are rooted in fact – not open to interpr(...)

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on the TV show The Apprentice, reacts next to lawyer Gloria Allred (left) while speaking about allegations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump during a news conference in Los Angeles on Friday. Photograph:  Kevork Djansezian/Reuters

Two more women came forward on Friday with allegations that Donald Trump had groped them, including a contestant on his reality show The Apprentice, a(...)

Michael McDonald, Fintan O’Farrell and Declan Rafferty

The Supreme Court has, by a four/three majority, dismissed the State’s appeal against orders directing the release of three dissident republicans serv(...)

Guatemala’s president-elect Jimmy Morales, who has never held elected office. Photographer: Saul Martinez/Bloomberg.

Jimmy Morales, a comedian who has never held elected office, won Guatemala’s presidency on Sunday after voter fury over corruption scandals fuelled mo(...)

Judge Patricia Ryan has adjourned sentencing of Michael McDonald (44) to next July.

A burglar was wearing a Yankees baseball cap he had stolen from a priest’s house when gardaí arrested him hours after the break-in.Michael McDonald (4(...)

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan in the High Court today directed three dissident republicans must be released “forthwith” after finding the court has no jurisdiction to vary defective warrants under which they are detained.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Three dissident republicans convicted of trying to buy weapons and explosives on behalf of the Real IRA are expected to walk free from prison later to(...)

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