Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp: His team essentially updates the principles of Paisley’s best side.  Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire.

Statistically, this is likely to be Liverpool’s greatest league season, which for a club with 18 championships is no small achievement. The only seaso(...)

‘It is no surprise that increasing numbers of parents, devastated by a dreadful prognosis for their little girl or boy in the womb, choose abortion.’ Photograph: iStock

By proposing the repeal of the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution and the effective abolition of rights for boys and girls in the womb up until the (...)

The committee will then publish a “brief” report making its recommendations to the Oireachtas on the Eighth Amendment on December 20th

The Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which gives effect to the State’s abortion ban, will vote in two weeks on whethe(...)

Dr Peter Thompson will tell the Oireachtas committee debating the Eighth Amendment that more than  3,000 women a year travel from the Republic of Ireland to England or Wales for a termination of pregnancy. Photograph: Coloroftime/E+/Getty.

The Oireachtas committee debating the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, which gives effect to the State’s abortion ban, will be strongly advised n(...)

Harrington celebrates after clinching his first

Ireland has enjoyed a long and storied history with the Open Championship since early in the 20th century. Ahead of this year's 146th playing of the t(...)

Peter Thompson (centre), wrapping up  his 44th consecutive marathon,  pictured on Sunday in Dublin with supporters. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin was the last stop following a gruelling feat of physical endurance for British man Peter Thompson as he completed his 44th marathon in as many (...)

The 99 members of the assembly were told there are an average of 56 million abortions every year, amounting to one pregnancy in four .

Married women are more likely to have an abortion than unmarried women, while there are more abortions carried out in countries where laws are highly (...)

Justice Mary Laffoy, chair of the Citizens’ Assembly discussing the Eighth Amendment, in Malahide, Co Dublin, last November. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The number of submissions received by the Citizens’ Assembly on abortion has been “way beyond” what it expected, an assembly spokeswoman has said. M(...)

Rathsallagh golf course, on market for €1.35m,  may also be of interest to local farmers who are in need of more land for dairy and tillage purposes

The Rathsallagh golf course in Dunlavin, Co Wicklow, is back on the market at a reduced asking price after its sale by tender last year was not comple(...)