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Irish men are now the 20th tallest in the world, with an average height of 5ft 10in. Irish women are five inches shorter.
The current status, where possible, of each Olympic sport in turn…
The Court of Appeal has ordered that a man be retried for one of two murders, after finding that the trial judge in one of his trials, should have simply said ‘yes’ in response to a question from the jury.
An annoying statistic caught Martin McMahon’s eye last week. Apparently, Clare were then one of nine counties who had yet to feature in an All-Ireland football quarter-final since the back door was introduced back in 2001.
The remains of one of Ireland’s finest Georgian villas could face demolition after it was gutted in a suspected arson attack.
Russia made it to Rio by the skin of its teeth and it may see Putin suspend his bid for military glory, writes Nina L Khrushcheva
Three Irish films have been selected to be shown at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The mother of an eight-year-old boy with Down’s Syndrome has spoken of the emotion that overcame her when she found out her son’s classmates deliberately lost a race on sports day so her son Will could win instead.
Rainbow Six Siege’s third season gets underway on August 2 with the release of Operation Skull Rain.
When militants loyal to Islamic State seek to inflict pain on Europe, France is their preferred target, a grim reality borne out yet again with today's killing of a Catholic priest.
The Democratic convention has begun badly in Philadelphia as the chairwoman of the party’s national committee resigned over an email scandal.
A Co Mayo law firm representing hundreds of claimants has become the first in Europe to have a case relating to the global Volkswagen emissions scandal heard in court.