Ireland's Coleman suffers broken leg after Neil Taylor's reckless tackle

Republic of Ireland and Everton full-back Seamus Coleman suffered a broken leg as a result of a dangerous studs-up tackle from Wales defender Neil …

Republic of Ireland

'I'll cut tax on middle incomes' - Varadkar turns focus to tax cuts

Enda Kenny's much-anticipated departure as Taoiseach in a few months' time will kick off more than just a leadership contest.

Fine Gael

'We don’t really hate each other any more': people of Derry on life after McGuinness

Following Brexit vote the region feels overlooked by Westminster and talk of a united Ireland is on the agenda<p>There were no paramilitary trappings, no berets on the coffin, no police officers managing the crowds. The only helicopter overhead was the private one ferrying Bill Clinton to and from …


How to watch Ireland vs. Wales: Live stream, TV channel, time

Ireland will host Wales on Friday in a 2018 World Cup qualifier.<p>Ireland currently leads Group D with 10 points, with Wales in third with six. Serbia …

Republic of Ireland

With all we know about terror, how can we risk Northern Ireland’s peace?

Despite the horror of this week’s Westminster attack, politicians seem to be forgetting the lessons of the hard-won settlement and stability since<p>On the news channels on Thursday, they were switching back and forth between updates on the Westminster attacks and live coverage of the funeral of …

Northern Ireland

Euro heroes to World Cup flops - can Bale keep the Wales dream alive?

Chris Coleman's side must avoid defeat against Republic of Ireland to realistically keep their hopes of reaching Russia 2018 on course<p>As Wales’s players trudged off the pitch in Lyon having lost out in their Euro 2016 semi-final against Portugal, they did so having proven themselves as a …

European Football

Ireland 0 Wales 0: Neil Taylor sent off for hideous tackle as Seamus Coleman suffers horrific broken leg

A sending-off, a sickening leg break, a suspension for Gareth Bale and almost a sensational individual winner from the Real Madrid galáctico. Rarely has a goalless draw contained such incident but, once the dust settles and the horrible full extent of Seamus Coleman’s injury is confirmed, the …

European Football

B/R Experts: Big-Game Predictions, March 24-26

With domestic football on a temporary hiatus, our team of experts have the chance to get their teeth into the international programme.<p>We have a mix of international friendlies and World Cup qualifiers on what is sure to be an event-packed weekend.<p>Read on for our experts' views on the weekend's …

European Football

Row erupts over move to sell Easter egg with notorious Buckfast wine

A row has erupted over an Easter egg package which contains a notorious alcoholic brew created by Devon monks.<p>D-Bees off-licence in Lurgan, County …

Northern Ireland

FIFA World Cup qualifiers: Spain thrash Israel 4-1, Italy cruise to 2-0 win over Albania

Republic of Ireland's captain Seamus Coleman suffered a broken leg as his side drew 0-0 with Wales.<p>Republic of Ireland captain Seamus Coleman …

Republic of Ireland

Soccerway's latest betting guide has you covered this international week!

Soccerway's betting guide last racked up a 10/1 five fold and there's a free brand new edition dedicated to the latest international action<p>As we look on at another big week of football ahead, let Soccerway take the research and guesswork out of the equation for you by serving up their best picks …

Republic of Ireland

The World's Best Lamb Comes from Dingle, Ireland

Just imagine how your lamb would taste if the sea salted it for you<p>When you're in Dingle, Ireland, you have to try the lamb. It has something that …


Green Light: Ireland's longest greenway opens in Waterford

The Waterford Greenway, a 46km reboot of the Great Southern and Western Railway line, opens today as Ireland's longest off-road walking and cycling …

News (Ireland)

Why Michael O'Neill stayed put with Northern Ireland to plot another fairy tale

Northern Ireland face Norway on Sunday evening when victory at Windsor Park would mark another significant step towards qualification for the World Cup finals in Russia next summer.<p>Those who thought Northern Ireland’s bubble might burst after reaching the last 16 of Euro 2016 are being proven …


Hungry for science? NI Science Festival serves up its biggest events programme to date

<i>- Third annual NI Science Festival runs from February 16 to February 26 –</i><p>Astronauts, zombie-ologists, monsters, physicists, artists and comedians …


Friday evening will reveal if Northern Ireland talks deal possible: Charlie Flanagan

Irish foreign affairs minister Charlie Flanagan has said it will become evident by Friday evening if a deal can be brokered on the ongoing political …


Wilson: Training at Melwood is helping my development

The young forward has scored 25 goals across competitive and friendly matches for the Reds' U23s this season, having taken to his appointment as …

Republic of Ireland

Pro12: NG Dragons v Ulster - BBC Sport

Newport Gwent Dragons recall four players and make a positional switch to host Ulster in the Pro12 on Friday.<p>Carl Meyer comes in at full-back, Tom Prydie goes to left wing, Adam Hughes returns at left wing with lock Nick Crosswell and hooker Rhys Buckley also back.<p>Ulster have made four changes with …


Trent Alexander-Arnold continues brilliant form with brace for England U19s

Liverpool youngster Trent Alexander-Arnold scored twice as the England U19s sealed a 3-0 victory at home to Spain on Friday […]

Liverpool FC

Betting: Get Republic of Ireland 10/1 or Wales 16/1

New Betfair customers can count on several huge boosted offers for Friday's British derby, as the Dragons aim to end their hoodoo on Irish soil<p>There’s a massive British derby brewing when Republic of Ireland host Wales with qualification to the 2018 World Cup on the line, and Betfair have put …

European Football

Gregor Townsend excited as Glasgow Warriors go for win or bust against Connacht

Glasgow go into tomorrow's home match against Pro12 champions Connacht knowing that defeat would end their faint hopes of making the play-offs for the first time in five seasons under Gregor Townsend. Sixth-placed Glasgow are currently 11 points adrift of fourth-placed Ulster, with just five Pro12 …


Republic of Ireland v Wales: World Cup 2018 qualifier – live!

World Cup qualifying updates from the Group D game in Dublin Coleman wants team to learn from pain of England defeat And email Nick or tweet @NickMiller79 with your thoughts

European Football

Phillips wins AAMI Player of the Year

Republic of Ireland skipper Seamus Coleman suffered a horrific broken leg after a challenge from Wales' Neil Henry.<p>The Australian cricket team has …

Republic of Ireland

Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill admits he has been put off managing in England by trigger-happy owners

Michael O'Neill claims he has been put off managing in England because of the number of trigger-happy owners.<p>The Northern Ireland boss would like a …

Northern Ireland

American man wanted over murder in Florida came to Northern Ireland because he fell in love, court hears

An American man wanted over a drugs-related murder in Florida came to Northern Ireland because he fell in love, a court heard today.<p>Counsel for …

Northern Ireland

Seamus Coleman suffers horror injury in Dublin stalemate

-<p>Seamus Coleman suffered a sickening injury in the Republic of Ireland's 0-0 World Cup qualifying draw with 10-man Wales on Friday.<p>The Everton …


A380 in Dublin: Emirates postpones historic visit until further notice

The decision, which will be hugely disappointing for aviation fans, is due to "operational reasons outside of Emirates' control", the airline …


Cruinniú na Cásca - a day for culture and creativity nationwide

<b>An Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys were joined by RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes today to announce Cruinniú na Cásca,</b> …


Ireland with kids: all you need to know to plan a family vacation in ireland

Ireland is a fantastic destination for a family vacation. Safe, friendly and full of attractions for all ages, it has dynamic cities, stunning nature …

St. Patrick's Day

Could Trump be removed by the 25th amendment, drafted by a son of Irish immigrants?

You will hear a lot about the 25th Amendment to the United States Constitution these times with speculation in some parts that President Donald Trump …

Constitutional Amendments