News (Ireland)

'I'm going straight to rehab, this is too much for me' - Noel Gallagher on partying at Bono's, his childhood, fatherhood, and the secrets of writing a classic

The caterpillar-on-cocaine eyebrows appear to move to the rhythm of his voice. This is just as well, as Noel Gallagher tells a pretty good story. …

Noel Gallagher

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died

Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died aged 49. The Czech had been battling cancer and died surrounded by her family at her home.<p>The WTA …

Tennis

US troops in Japan banned from drinking after fatal crash

US military personnel in Okinawa have been restricted to base and banned from drinking alcohol after a Marine was arrested over a crash that killed a …

Okinawa

Gerry Adams steered Sinn Fein to unrivalled success, but not to a united Ireland

Sinn Fein's ard fheis in Dublin was a hugely impressive event that will be the envy of its political opponents on this side of the border even if …

Ireland

Mugabe agrees to stand down, drafts resignation letter - reports

Under the terms of the deal, Mugabe and his wife Grace would be granted full immunity, CNN said.<p>Two senior government sources told Reuters late on …

Grace Mugabe

Clare beat Galway to Fenway Hurling Classic title in Boston

<b>Clare 50 Galway 33</b>To the particularly lively fans huddled along what we were told is the first base of this old ballpark, it might well have been the …

Ireland

Cyrus Christie ‘in tears’ after online racist abuse

Vile racial online comments directed at Cyrus Christie in the aftermath of Ireland’s World Cup play-off defeat to Denmark on Tuesday have been …

Martin O'Neill

Copper Face Jacks coins it in as firm's profits soar to €72m

In another stellar year for the company that operates Copper Face Jacks on Dublin's Harcourt Street, Breanagh Catering recorded pre-tax profits of …

Great irony of peace process is how Gerry Adams’s violent past haunted him

It wasn’t supposed to end like this. It was supposed to end with Gerry Adams in Aras an Uachtarain, the name Ireland gives these days to the one-time …

Ireland

Mary Black :"It's just in the blood, I've no say in it"

"It's just in the blood, I've no say in it, " says singer Mary Black of son Danny and daughter Róisín, now established musicians in their own right. …

Grigor Dimitrov targets grand slam after winning ATP finals

Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career by beating David Goffin at the ATP Finals - and now has his sights set on winning a grand …

ATP Finals

Consumers poised for bumper buys in Black Friday sales

It is the biggest shopping day of the year, overtaking Christmas, and with Black Friday set to get consumers buying with gusto, retailers are already …

Shopping

Rebel Australian politicians to force banking probe

Rebel government politicians in Australia have vowed to force a powerful inquiry into the country's scandal-hit banking sector, further turmoil for …

Malcolm Turnbull

Diving into opportunies of the sea

West Cork native Dr Susan Steele, has been a multitasker all her life — from voluntarily cleaning fish tanks as an eager youngster to being a busy …

Oceans

Schmidt learns more about Ireland’s youngsters from struggle against Fiji

Only Conway and Ruddock look strong candidates for promotion to first-choice team<p>about 2 hours ago<p>IRELAND 23<p>FIJI 20<p>In the heel of the hunt this was …

Rugby Union

Real Wedding: Laura and Cian's epic day in Dublin

Although they barely knew one another, they ended up house-sharing as friends. “It was during this time that we both realised that there was lots of …

Weddings

European markets jarred by German coalition collapse

European stocks have slipped and safe haven government bonds are in demand today, as the collapse of coalition talks in Germany serves as a reminder …

Economy

Martin Ferris’s decision to stand down causes surprise at Sinn Féin ardfheis

‘There’s always a time for change and this is the time for it,’ says Kerry TD<p>about 3 hours ago<p>When Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams announced in his …

No third party involved in death of missing teenager Gaia Pope, police say

No one else was involved in the death of teenager Gaia Pope, according to police.

Policing

Watch Zolani Tete make history with the fastest knockout ever in a world title boxing match

Zolani Tete has set a boxing record for the fastest ever knockout in a world title bout.<p>The 29-year-old South African made history and retained his …

Boxing

Born2Run at Cookstown - full results and pictures

The Belfast Telegraph Run Forest Run Winter Series has returned, this time to Cookstown.<p>The second race in the Winter Series took place at Drum Manor …

Today in the press

<b>SWISS BANK REVEALS IRELAND HAS 125,000 DOLLAR MILLIONAIRES –</b> The Irish Times reports the country’s number of dollar millionaires grew by 15,000 last …

Credit Suisse

Objections to Dublin rugby school erecting ball-stopping nets

The proposed netting described as ‘ugly’, ‘oppressive’ and of ‘negative visual impact’<p>about an hour ago<p>A row over balls landing in gardens next to a …

The Day That Changed My Life: Eimear Varian Barry on becoming a mother and launching her business

Currently expecting her third child, she’s curled up on the couch with a cup of tea ready to tell me her life story. I have to take her word for it, …

Chose

Reward offered for Bollywood actress's beheading in film row

A member of India's Hindu nationalist ruling party has offered a 100 million rupee (€1.35m) reward to anyone who beheads the lead actress and the …

Bollywood

The truth about being a musician: 'They see you on the Late Late and think you're making a fortune'

Image: Shutterstock/ChiccoDodiFC<p>Image: Shutterstock/ChiccoDodiFC<p>WHAT IS IT like being a full-time musician in Ireland in 2017? How do you make money? …

Golden Lane

Don't set your hopes too high ... despite the hype, Adams hasn't gone away, you know

Those who long to see the back of Gerry Adams are going to be disappointed. He has no intention of disappearing from our screens. Yes, he'll be …

Varadkar wants Irish college to be part of ‘European university’

Emmanuel Macron aims to create networks where students could move between institutes<p>53 minutes ago Updated: 50 minutes ago<p>Taoiseach Leo Varadkar …

Education

Alibaba to take $2.9bn stake in China's top grocer

Internet giant Alibaba Group has said it will invest 22.4 billion Hong Kong dollars (€2.43 billion) for a major stake in China's top hypermart …

Alibaba Group

Self-funded organisation set up to expose 'predators'

Leeds group 'Predator Exposure' describes itself as "paedophile hunters of West Yorkshire".