A line of taxis wait for customers near Grafton Street, Dublin. “Passengers are urged to establish the likely cost before taking a taxi and to get receipts to ensure dates and times are accurately recorded and all additions applied are valid.” Photograph:  Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images

A case in the Dublin District Court earlier this week stoked the perhaps low-level fears many Irish people have that they are being ripped off in a di(...)

 Andrew Luck: the Indianapolis Colts player was booed  at Lucas Oili Stadium after the preseason game against the Chicago Bears when  it was announced that he would be retiring for health reasons. Photograph:  Justin Casterline/Getty Images

When you look at athletes, normally you’re doing so with envy and annoyance. I mean, what sort of God creates and moulds such a perfect human, physic(...)

Margaret Wall Brady and Tony Rochford’s sister Gillian Wall, protest  outside the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court against his conviction. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

A man who caused over half a million euro in damage and loss of earnings to the eFlow toll collection system on the M50 has been jailed for two and a (...)

 Minnesota Vikings running back Matt Asiata  dives past Washington Redskins outside linebacker Adam Hayward to score a touchdown on a one yard run in the second half in Minneapolis. Photograph:  Craig Lassig/EPA

NFL round-up: Tom Brady continued his success against Peyton Manning by throwing four touchdowns to lead New England to a 43-21 win over the Denver Br(...)

 Tiger Woods  rubs his back before hitting his second shot on the 17th hole during the second round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

After the playing of a video clip of highlights from Tiger Woods’ golf trip to India in February, Woods stepped to the microphone yesterday at Islewor(...)

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning celebrates with  wide receiver Demaryius Thomas after the pair combined for   a third quarter touchdown against the Philadelphia Eagles  at the  Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. Photograph: Dustin Bradford/Getty Images

Unstoppable Peyton Manning continued his electric start to the NFL season by throwing four touchdown passes as the Denver Broncos moved to 4-0 with a (...)

Ben Roethlisberger: paid a handsome tribute to Steelers’ owner Dan Rooney.

It being July 4th we are at the currently vacant US Ambassador’s residence in the Phoenix Park to interview Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethl(...)