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Spain arrests seven over Vinicius racism incidents
La Liga has been engulfed in a racism scandal after the Real Madrid player was subjected to racist taunts during Sunday’s 1-0 defeat at Valencia.
All time
'Whoops' as DeChambeau flies 1,000 miles home, then learns he made cut
The 27-year-old American fired a three-under par 68 on Saturday to stand on one-under par 212 after 54 holes.
'He couldn’t read a game': Fitzgerald hits back, says he feels 'sorry' for Loughnane
Fitzgerald was defending his position as he heads into another year with Wexford.
Ex-NFL star looks to make first PGA cut
Tony Romo fired a two-under par 70 on Thursday.
Antonio Brown released from Patriots contract amid sexual assault allegations
After playing just one game for New England, the Patriots have released the controversial wide receiver.
Tesco axes 4,500 supermarket jobs in the UK
Irish operations will not be affected by the cuts.
Injuries catch up with Cavendish as he's dropped for Tour de France
The 34-year-old will miss the Tour for the first time since 2006.
Europe captain Padraig Harrington gets Ryder Cup wildcards reduced to three for 2020
His request for the number of wildcards for Europe’s 2020 Ryder Cup campaign to be decreased from four has been accepted.
Morgan says England team-mate axed for 'complete disregard' of team values
The England captain addressed the controversy surrounding Alex Hales at a press conference in Dublin today.
Ireland insist Cronin's omission down to 'building squad depth'
Forwards coach Simon Easterby insisted it was not a harsh call to leave the Leinster hooker out of this week’s squad.
Here are the three books shortlisted for the 2018 eir Sport Sports Book of the Year
After a GAA book winning every year, there’s none on the shortlist.
Analysis: Isa Nacewa runs the purest of pure switch lines
The veteran Leinster captain was impressive at inside centre against Glasgow.
Judge refuses settlement after girl (6) suffered slice wound to her chest at Eddie Rockets
The judge thinks that the €19,500 offer may not be enough.
Toulon won't renew Leigh Halfpenny's contract for next season
The Welsh full back’s contract with the Top 14 side has expired.
Man who came to aid of crash victim has own car cut to pieces by emergency services
Paul Egan’s car was destroyed in the process, but now a fundraising campaign has been set up to aid his compensation.
'They were crying on the bus home': Students upset after being cut from TV3 Toy Show
The pupils spent six hours waiting to go on air, and didn’t realise they were cut prematurely until afterwards.
Man jailed over crash that killed his girlfriend has "unduly severe" sentence cut
James O’Donovan pleaded not guilty to dangerous driving causing the death of Rosana Potts and another woman.
Marc Wilson ruled out of the Euros after aggravating knee injury
Paul McShane among 4 players cut from Ireland squad
Antrim's Norman Parke has received his marching orders from the UFC
The lightweight had a 5-3-1 record with the organisation.
Teen boy "lost control" and punched girl on night out
He has been given community service over the incident.
Settlement of €3k rejected after schoolboy cuts leg on broken glass
The injury has been described as being worth ten times that amount.
Cristiano Ronaldo is being paid €19.3 million NOT to appear in Martin Scorsese's new movie
The Real Madrid star is unwanted but his apartment is very much in demand.
The leading try scorer from the last World Cup has been axed from England's squad
We’re not going to see the ‘Ash Splash’ at this World Cup.
Well-known UFC crew member fired after 'speaking the truth'
Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran has been given his marching orders.
One old, one young cut from England's squad as World Cup preparations intensify
Saracens flanker Maro Itoje is among five left out.
VHI customer? A small bit of good news for you
Might save you a few bob.
RTÉ removal of Senator's comments was an "editorial decision"
John Whelan said Bord Gáis had “sold the government a pup” on Irish Water.
The Dunphy and Giles Cadbury blooper reel seriously scrutinises their acting chops
I don’t think either of the legendary pundits are one-take thespians.
Will Enda be cutting the top rate of tax?
Taoiseach Enda Kenny wants a 1% cut in the top tax rate, it is being reported.
This rugby league player suffered one of the ugliest hand injuries we've seen
Chev Walker of the Bradford Bulls was surely in pain after this ‘scratch’.
13 television reporters that are definitely having a worse day than you
Your work day was NOT this bad.
Meet the festival that celebrates the films Ireland banned
Yep, it even includes Gone With the Wind.
Runaway teen shot by police after cutting officer with a knife
The incident occurred at a Hawaii high school today, when the boy turned up at the school and police were called.
PICS: Pregnant mothers protest against maternity benefit cut outside Dáil
The Social Welfare Bill passed its final stage in the Dáil today though Fianna Fáil’s Willie O’Dea said it’s not too late for the government to reverse this cut.
'Mean, ruthless, vicious': TD scathing as Dáil votes to abolish bereavement grant
One opposition TD labelled the cut to the €850 grant as “a mean, ruthless, vicious targeting of people at their most vulnerable time”.
Howlin says notion of 'shame' over bereavement grant abolition 'entirely inappropriate'
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform said that there is a “very generous provision” for the spouse of an elderly person who dies.
Poll: Should disability services be exempt from HSE budget cuts?
The HSE has committed to reducing costs nationally – but should disability services be exempt from cuts?
Poll: Should the old age pension be cut to help reduce the Budget deficit?
If the pension was cut by €10 a week, it could save up to €300m, greatly reducing the country’s Budget deficit. But is it worth it?
'A sick bureaucratic monster' - Department slammed after disability payments axed
The government confirmed last night that it will axe the Mobility Allowance and the Motorised Transport Grant because it would be too costly to widen the schemes to ensure compliance with equality laws.
Want to cut food waste? Check the dates, says safefood
New research by safefood shows that almost a third of consumers believe ‘best before’ and ‘use by’ dates on food labels mean the same thing.