Wexford’s Jack O’Connor celebrates after the county’s Leinster semi-final  victory over Kilkenny at Wexford Park.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Croke Park have clarified that the draw for this year’s first round of the All-Ireland hurling qualifiers could not take place until after next weeke(...)

Pro-independence lawmakers Yau Wai-ching (left) and Sixtus “Baggio” Leung:  court in Hong Kong ruled to disqualify them from parliament. Photograph: Anthony Wallace/AFP/Getty

Two pro-independence politicians in Hong Kong will apply for a court order to stop the government from removing them from the territory’s legislature(...)

A protest at the Schuman roundabout in Brussels in May against the European Commissions’ plans to relicense glyphosate in May. Photograph: John Thys/AFP/Getty Images

A last-minute intervention from the European Commission to extend the licence of a controversial weedkiller, which is used widely in Ireland’s tillage(...)

Pro-democracy activists carry pictures of the visiting chairman of the standing committee of China’s National People’s Congress, Zhang Dejiang, along with detained Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaob and his wife Liu Xia, in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photograph: Lam Yik Fei/Getty Images

A giant banner calling for Hong Kong democracy was pulled from a mountainside, a photographer’s towel in contentious pro-democracy yellow was confisca(...)

Next Thursday the General Synod will begin its annual three-day meeting, which this year will be held in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dún Laoghaire. In a(...)

The files link nine of the country’s most prominent families, including a relative of president Xi Jinping,  to secret offshore companies, mostly based in the British Virgin Islands. Photograph: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images

The Chinese government remained silent on Friday on revelations from the Panama Papers that the families of three of the seven people on the Standing (...)

Mossack Fonseca’s office in Panana. The firm has branches in Hong Kong, Miami, Zurich and more than 35 other places around the globe . The firm is one of the world’s top creators of shell companies, corporate structures that can be used to hide ownership of assets.

A massive leak of documents exposes the offshore holdings of 12 current and former world leaders and reveals how associates of Russian President Vlad(...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy and Bryan Sheehan display their high-fielding skills during their Football League Division One game against Down at Páirc Esler, Newry, on Sunday. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho.

Jarlath Burns, chair of the Standing Committee on the Playing Rules, who piloted the reform through annual congress last Saturday, has said that the m(...)

The GAA Congress voted for a mark in football for high catches, but proposals to bring All-Ireland finals forward didn’t fly. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Although the GAA director general Páraic Duffy said that he was disappointed with the outcomes of a number of Saturday’s debates, the weekend’s annual(...)

It now seems likely that one of few GAA Congress motions submitted by the Standing Committee on Playing Rules may be withdrawn from the clár before (...)

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