Paddy Jackson with his father Peter arriving at a Belfast court for his son’s rape  trial.      At the conclusion of the trial Paddy Jackson (27) and former team-mate Stuart Olding (26), were both unanimously acquitted of raping the same woman. File photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

The father of former Ireland and Ulster rugby star Paddy Jackson has secured judgment in a libel action over false claims that he offered to pay off t(...)

Tom Daly returned to competitive action for Lansdowne. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Daly hoping Cullen remembers a face There may not have been many smiles in the RDS on Saturday night but at Lansdowne Road Leinster’s Tom Daly ended (...)

Bringing the game into disrepute: Stuart Olding and Paddy Jackson in 2016. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Presseye/Inpho

The Ulster and Ireland outhalf Paddy Jackson, who was acquitted of rape last month, is close to a move to the French club Clermont for next season aft(...)

 Paddy Jackson leaving Belfast Crown Court on Wednesday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Ulster and Ireland rugby player Paddy Jackson has said he intends to sue Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Riordáin for defamation after the politician sent a t(...)

Ireland and Ulster rugby player Paddy Jackson arrives at Belfast Crown Court on Tuesday.  Photograph:  Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A woman who has accused Ireland and Ulster rugby players Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding of rape has told a court she “froze” when the alleged sexual (...)

Comedian Jason Byrne.

Comedian Jason Byrne appeared at Swords District Court on a road traffic charge on Wednesday. The 45-year-old, with an address at Oldtown, Co Dublin,(...)