Senior counsel Patrick McCann has been appointed to chair a review board into aspects of the draft final report on the loss of four Irish Coast Guard Rescue 116 helicopter crew off north Mayo almost three years ago. Mr McCann will be assisted by an “independent expert member”, Transport Minister Shane Ross said in a statement announcing the establishment of the review board — two months after it
For the second year in succession, Monaghan’s Josh Moffett (Hyundai i20 R5) won the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel Rally, this time finishing 27.1 seconds ahead of the similar car of Antrim’s Desi Henry. Sheffield driver Ollie Mellors (Proton Iriz R5) was third.
So has the hunter become the hunted? When Killester lagged badly behind Glanmire in the opening quarter of Saturday’s Women’s National Cup semi-final, the prospect of a first Cup success in nearly two decades was as far off as you’d care to imagine.
A combination of Ryan Baird's 21st-minute red card and a luckless spate of injuries left the Ireland Under-20s exposed down the final stretch as Australia ruthlessly took advantage to claim a 45-17 bonus point win in Santa Fe.
Captain Charlie Ryan praised the collective efforts of his Ireland Under-20 side as they repeated their Six Nations heroics with a brilliant 42-26 bonus point win over England on the opening day of the World Rugby U-20 Championship in Santa Fe.
Former La Stampa restaurant owner, Louis Murray has instructed his lawyer to apologise for and withdraw comments about a bank-appointed receiver, including calling him "a thug" the High Court has heard.
Having watched the epic unfold on television in the squad’s City West base, Irish U17 international Josh Giurgi took an important lesson away from Liverpool’s staging of the ‘Miracle Of Merseyside’ against Barcelona on Tuesday night and, in particular, the fact they pulled it off without any input from two of their most important players, Mo Salah and Roberto Firminho.
Monaghan native Barry McKenna (Ford Fiesta R5), who co-driven by Leon Jordan, jetted in from his New York base and claimed victory in the Crafted Fitted Furniture Cork Forest Rally that was based in Mallow and counted as two rounds of the Valvoline Irish Forest Rally Championship.