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Global athletes group calls for postponement of Olympics

This show of solidarity among Olympic hopefuls adds to the dozens of individual athletes who have come out against the IOC's current stance

22 Mar 2020 3:24 PM

Ireland cricketer Tim Murtagh announces his retirement from international cricket

The 38-year old seamer made his international debut for Ireland in 2012.

29 Nov 2019 7:40 PM

Northern Ireland to legalise abortion and same-sex marriage

The relaxation of the UK-ruled territory’s restrictive laws on the issues occurred at midnight (2300 GMT - 4:30 am, Wednesday IST).

22 Oct 2019 9:23 AM

New UK Brexit plans don't 'fully' meet Irish border objectives: Dublin

The government said PM Leo Varadkar had spoken to his Boris Johnson but said London's proposals 'do not fully meet the agreed objectives'.

03 Oct 2019 12:23 PM

Scotland scores 2nd highest T20I total as associate nation

Scotland defeated the Netherlands by 58 runs after scoring 252, which became the second-highest total by an associate nation in the T20I.

18 Sep 2019 12:44 PM


Germany routs Ireland 2-0, tops group

The win put Germany on 12 points from five games, ahead on goal difference of second-placed Northern Ireland.

11 Sep 2019 9:10 AM

WhatsApp group admin takes role seriously; rates posts, deletes members not upto mark

Twitter user Sir Michael found himself getting annoyed by silly and irrelevant messages on group chat. So he decided to remove them.

06 Sep 2019 1:54 PM

Conor McGregor questioned by police after bar punch

The security camera footage appears to show McGregor hitting an older man in the face.

17 Aug 2019 8:50 AM

Donald Trump to mark 75th anniversary of D-Day at Normandy

For Trump, it is another moment to praise alliances and military service, on the heels of defending his decision not to serve in Vietnam.

06 Jun 2019 1:20 PM

Bangladesh defeats West Indies to win Tri-Nation series

Bangladesh got off to a quickfire start as openers Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar scored 59 runs inside six overs.

18 May 2019 10:54 AM


Umpire Aleem Dar officiates 200th ODI

The 50-year-old first umpired an ODI in 2000 when he stood in a match between Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

07 May 2019 8:14 PM

Pope Francis 'begs for God's forgiveness' for church sexual abuse scandal

Irish PM Leo Varadkar on Saturday directly urged the pope to take action against abuses and ensure justice for victims worldwide.

26 Aug 2018 4:50 PM

Ireland votes to repeal abortion ban by landslide, show exit polls

Among youngest voters, 18-24-year-olds, poll found that 87 per cent of respondents voted to allow abortion.

26 May 2018 11:30 AM

Ireland: 61-year old woman’s body dismembered; police find parts in 8 locations

The man reportedly killed the victim at her house in Rathfarnham at the end of May and then drove to Wexford with the body.

16 Jun 2017 6:09 PM

India's Anirban Lahiri tied at 2nd in PGA Memorial golf tournament

The tied second finish was the best PGA Tour result for Anirban Lahiri.

05 Jun 2017 5:35 PM


Indian-origin minister to be Ireland's new prime minister

Leo Varadkar became the first openly gay cabinet minister in Ireland after coming out in 2015.

21 May 2017 9:07 AM

Video: 'F*** off' to India, Irish woman racially abuses Asian co-passengers

The woman then went on to insult another co-passenger, who tried to calm her down.

19 Apr 2017 7:04 PM

Northern Ireland holds snap election in Brexit's shadow

If Sinn Fein and the DUP cannot resolve their differences after the vote, the province will be fully governed from London.

02 Mar 2017 4:50 PM

Lionel Messi quiet but Barcelona reign

Barcelona captain Lionel Messi (left) goes up for a header against Celtic’s Nir Bitton in their International Champions Cup match in Dublin. (Photo: AP)

31 Jul 2016 11:49 PM

Ireland jails 3 bankers for 2008 meltdown

Three senior Irish bankers were jailed on Friday for up to three-and-a-half years for conspiring to defraud investors in the most prominent prosecution arising from the 2008 banking crisis that crippl

30 Jul 2016 6:38 AM