Hopes for 16 jobs at Fossett’s Circus hang in balance

Experts urge speedier merger between colleges

Court dismisses Cork man’s rape conviction appeal

Council may take additional estates under its control

PDFORRA takes fight for union recognition to Europe


Quirky World ... Polar bear chills Londoners on trip on Arctic Circle line

Facebook outage ‘was self-inflicted’

Last survivors remember 1.5m killed at Auschwitz

Paula, 81, recalls day soldiers liberated camp

Ex-spy Litvinenko poisoned twice, inquiry told


Another blow for England as knee injury rules Owen Farrell out

New England Patriots chief Robert Kraft hits back as ‘Deflategate’ storm rumbles on

Woe for Munster as Sean Dougall set to join James Coughlan at Pau

Champions Cup a qualified success

Cool Andy Murray ready for Tomas Berdych battle


Solid reasons behind good beginning for stock market

First-quarter revenues up 4.4% for Greencore

€70m in working capital available for Irish SMEs

Oil prices to reach as low as $30 (€26.40) a barrel

No more stress tests for Irish banks this year, says ECB