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Controlled explosion after Lahinch discovery

A MAN cleaning out a shed made a historical but dangerous discovery on Friday in Lahinch, coming across an old grenade which was left there. It is understood that the shed is on the grounds of a house on Station Road, which recently changed hands. Read more

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Robertson holds off Bingham to win Welsh Open

Neil Robertson survived a Stuart Bingham fightback to win his second Welsh Open title. The Australian world number 10 triumphed 9-7 in Cardiff after Bingham had battled back from 7-3 down to draw things level at 7-7. It is a 15th ranking title for the ... Read more

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Expectations run high for pope's sexual abuse conference, but some brace for ...

In what could be a defining moment for his papacy, more than 100 top Catholic bishops from around the world will travel to the Vatican this week for a conference aimed at dealing with the issue of clergy sex abuse. Pope Francis is the first church ... Read more

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Connacht overcome errors to stay on track

Coach Andy Friend was delighted to see Connacht claim victory over the Cheetahs, leaving destiny in their own hands as they chase a PRO14 play-off spot. It's a massive few weeks for the westerners, who take on Conference A rivals Glasgow Warriors next ... Read more

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Hughton hopes for survival lift

Brighton manager Chris Hughton hopes FA Cup progression will have a positive impact on his team's survival chances. Yves Bissouma was the inspiration as the Seagulls enjoyed a narrow 2-1 victory over Derby on Saturday. Mali international Bissouma cut ... Read more

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WATCH: Shocking video of a reported 47-car pile-up near Kansas City

As many as 47 cars are reported to have been a part of a massive pile-up in Kansas City, where a sudden downturn in the weather resulted in one of the area's busiest highways to become fatally treacherous to drivers. It is reported that at least one ... Read more

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Gardaí investigate brutal street attack after man (54) suffers fractured skull

A man was last night in a critical condition in Cork University Hospital after suffering severe head injuries in a suspected assault. The 54-year-old sustained the injuries after apparently being assaulted by a group of young men in Carrigaline in ... Read more

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Heartbreaking pictures show Emiliano Sala's dog waiting for one last goodbye ...

Nala appeared to be in attendance as thousands of mourners arrived to pay tribute to the Cardiff City striker. By Joe Miles. 17th February 2019, 8:49 pm. Updated: 17th February 2019, 9:34 pm. By Joe Miles. Invalid Date,. HEARTBREAKING photographs ... Read more

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'We are absolutely not racist' - protests hit Rooskey

Residents of Rooskey, on the Leitrim/Roscommon border, clashed with anti-racism activists yesterday at a protest following two arson attacks on a hotel earmarked to take asylum-seekers. Strong words were exchanged between the anti-racism activists ... Read more

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Rangers' replay is huge now — Wes Foderingham

Rangers have been nothing if not honest with themselves since their scoreless draw with St Johnstone on Saturday. First, their manager, Steven Gerrard, said they could “forget about titles and closing the gap” if that was the best they could do. Now ... Read more

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Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI Sells 2259 Shares of Travelers Companies Inc ...

Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft FI decreased its holdings in Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) by 8.1% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The fund owned 25,583 shares of the insurance ... Read more

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Vicky Phelan chosen as Grand Marshall for Kilkenny's St Patrick's Day parade

Cervical cancer campaigner Vicky Phelan has been announced as the Grand Marshall for this year's St Patrick's Day parade in her native Kilkenny. Vicky, who was recently named Kilkenny Person of the Year, will lead the parade through the city on March ... Read more

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Weather forecast from Met Eireann for the coming week

The weather forecast from Met Eireann for the coming week says that it will be changeable and unsettled however it will become very mild, especially after midweek. The weather forecast from Met Eireann for Monday says there will be further sunny spells ... Read more

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Routine victory for Galway as Dubs fold under pressure

This was a convincing and routine win for Galway as they easily bettered Dublin to claim both the league points on offer at Pearse Stadium. Starting with just six of last year's All-Ireland final team, and another four who appeared off the bench that ... Read more

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Dermatologist calls for closing of legal loophole after hospitals report rise ...

Accident and Emergency Departments are seeing an increase in the number of people presenting with infections and side effects from dermal fillers. The HSE has warned that some side effects can lead to the permanent loss of skin tissue and even blindness. Read more

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Tiger Woods fires up fans in LA before cold temps, delays take toll

PACIFIC PALISADES, Calif. — Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods remain tied for zero wins at storied Riviera. At the fabled course where nearly the rest of the game's greats have hoisted a trophy, the game's two greatest remain shut out after Woods was ... Read more

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Celtic take leap towards the title with late Brown winner

When Celtic win their eighth successive Scottish title and their third under Brendan Rodgers, this game will be seen as pivotal and Scott Brown's name imprinted on its recollection. The Hoops captain was at the heart of all of the flashpoints at Rugby ... Read more

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Real football does not run on remote control

For a country desperate to extract concessions from Ireland, pinching Declan Rice from under our noses without asking for anything in return was yet another careless own goal by the British government. Such is our desperation for a top-level midfielder ... Read more

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Smirking Brit ISIS girl Shamima Begum reveals why she became a jihadi as she ...

Sitting with her newborn son in a Syrian refugee camp, Shamima Begum still insists she does not regret joining Islamic State. She is at the centre of a debate over whether ISIS brides should be allowed back to the UK with their children and fears her ... Read more

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Girona defeat Real Madrid to win 2-1 at home

Real Madrid's resurgent La Liga run skidded to a halt as they fell to a shock 2-1 defeat at home by Girona yesterday in which captain Sergio Ramos was sent off in added time, leaving them nine points adrift of leaders Barcelona. Real looked on course ... Read more