Irish television history was made tonight on RTÉ One, when Brian Dowling and Kai Widdrington, and Lottie Ryan and Emily Barker took to the floor as same-sex professional and celebrity dance partners, in a first for the dance series, both in the Ireland and in the UK.
All issues are still in play in the claim by the widow and family of murdered Garda Tony Golden for compensation, the High Court was told today. Mr Justice Michael Twomey heard the trial may take up to five days.
Mike Haley has a debt of gratitude to Danny Cipriani for the mentoring he provided the full-back as a young professional in the Sale Sharks academy. Now on opposing teams, the Munster full-back knows just how dangerous he will be for Gloucester at Kingsholm tomorrow night, should the fly-half pass a fitness test today.
Lawyers acting for the man convicted of murdering Lin and Megan Russell in England in 1996 say they have new evidence of his innocence, including a "very detailed confession" to the killings from serial killer Levi Bellfield.