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Sunday, May 31, 2020



Explained: The Irish are repaying a 173-yr-old ‘debt’ to Native Americans during Covid-19; here’s why

May 21, 2020 2:19 pm

A crowd-funding campaign on GoFundMe that had been set up to help Native Americans during the COVID-19 outbreak was unexpectedly flooded with donations in early May, from people in Ireland and those with Irish surnames.

Ireland's PM Dr Leo Varadkar to work as doctor during coronavirus crisis

April 07, 2020 5:42 pm

Leo Varadkar worked as a doctor for seven years before leaving the profession to become a politician and was removed from the medical register in 2013.

Study in Ireland: Top ranked colleges, courses, visa and other details

February 20, 2020 4:20 pm

Even though Gaelic is the official language of Ireland, English is the most spoken language, which removes a lot of the language barriers faced by international students when moving to a new country.

Storm Dennis blows ghost ship to Ireland

February 19, 2020 11:28 am

This week, after more than a year being ravaged by strong seas and powerful storms, the ship’s voyage came to an end when it crashed onto the rocky shores of Ballycotton, a tiny fishing village on the south coast of Ireland.

Explained: The implications of the Irish election result

February 13, 2020 12:39 pm

The Sinn Fein, a left-wing nationalist party, delivered its best-ever performance in the national polls, upsetting the two dominant centre-right parties

Irish border residents worry about future if no-deal Brexit

October 09, 2019 2:17 pm

With both in the EU, the border barely resonates. As members, both the U.K. and Ireland have to abide by the rules of the club the free movement of goods, services, capital and people.

Explained: Why Irish Backstop could derail more than just seamless Brexit

August 01, 2019 7:01 am

The border between Ireland and the UK is the only significant land border between the UK and the rest of the EU, and Brexit negotiations have recognised the Irish border issue as one of the three most important issues any withdrawal agreement would need to satisfactorily resolve.

Explained: What is the Irish 'backstop' at the heart of Brexit impasse?

July 28, 2019 8:26 am

Under the mechanism, the United Kingdom will remain in a customs union with the EU "unless and until" alternative arrangements are found to avoid a hard border.

Watch: Jason Roy loses shoe while ducking bouncer from Mark Adair

July 27, 2019 12:18 pm

Roy tried to take on Mark Adair but had to pull out of the shot as the Irish bowler bowled a bouncer. In an attempt to move his body away from the line of the ball the English opener lost his right shoe. 

Watch: How 20 wickets fell at Lord's on Day 1 of England vs Ireland Test

July 25, 2019 12:19 pm

The euphoria of 10 days ago after England's nerve-jangling World Cup final win over New Zealand, turned to stunned disbelief as Ireland bowler Tim Murtagh caused mayhem.


World Cup 2015: The week in pictures

March 16, 2015 8:11 pm

As the group stage comes to a close, we take this opportunity to look at some of the key moments from the week.

Pakistan seal last quarter-final berth at World Cup 2015

March 16, 2015 11:47 am

After a hard group stage Pakistan finally made it to the quarter-finals with a win over Ireland.

World Cup 2015: The week in pictures

March 11, 2015 6:46 pm

After a hectic week in the World Cup, we take a look at some of the highlights from the games.

India win five in a row at World Cup 2015

March 11, 2015 11:30 am

India beat Ireland by 8 wickets in Hamilton to win their ninth successive match in World Cups.

South Africa vs Ireland: South Africa stall Ireland's dream run

March 03, 2015 6:35 pm

South Africa won their second successive match in comprehensive fashion.

World Cup 2015: The Heroes from the Minnows

March 03, 2015 5:25 pm

We take a look at some of the biggest performers from the minnows in the first fortnight of the World Cup.

West Indies vs Ireland, World Cup 2015: Ireland bruise Caribbean ego

February 17, 2015 6:01 pm

Ireland added another scalp to it's list of 'upset.'