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Ireland's Sam Bennett triumphs on stage 3 of Criterium du Dauphine
The 28-year-old finished with a time of 4:15:25, comfortably ahead of Wout Van Aert and Davide Ballerini.
Unbeaten Fermanagh stay on course for promotion to Division 1 as Clare face relegation battle
Three points separated the sides in Enniskillen today.
'When you mentioned you were going training, people would laugh at you'
Galway’s Siobhán Divilly on how ladies football went from ‘non-existent’ to where it is now and her decision to take a year out in 2019.
Kante on target as Chelsea climb into top four with back-to-back Premier League wins
N’Golo Kante’s second-half goal was enough for Chelsea to see off Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Sunday.
Shaqiri inspires Liverpool to first Anfield win over Man United since 2013
Two goals from the Swiss international helped the Reds regain their place at the Premier League’s summit.
Taoiseach: 'Householders will have to pay more to fill their cars, for electricity and gas under carbon tax hikes'
Varadkar said the increase in carbon taxes will be needed over the next number of years.
Brilliant night for Scotland as Celtic star's hat-trick secures Euro 2020 play-off place
Alex McLeish’s side were also promoted to the second tier of the Nations League thanks to some clinical James Forrest finishing.
Lowry climbs into top four with steady second round in South Africa
Sergio Garcia leads the way on nine under par at the Nedbank Golf Challenge.
Dublin rental prices now €500-a-month higher than boom time as students 'left scraping the barrel'
The latest rental figures show increases across the country.
Elon Musk sends Tesla stock price soaring with a tweet
The controversial CEO says he’s considering taking the company private.
Tribes on top! Galway football is riding the crest of a wave across the board
It’s been a great period of football success in the West.
Mark Roche double gives Ireland men landmark win over Australia in Paris 7s
Australia went into this weekend as the fourth-ranked team in the World Series, but were 10 points off the in-form invitational side.
'Super exciting' - Positive update from Williams following French Open withdrawal
A day after pulling out of the French Open through injury, Serena Williams has hinted at a positive prognosis from her doctor.
Captain fantastic Sheppard nets brace as Cork go top after hard-fought victory
The reigning champions were made to sweat by Derry City today.
'The standard's gone through the roof. It's become one of the most attractive games to watch'
Mayo manager Peter Leahy on ladies football, learning from Joe Schmidt and his side’s league semi-final against Cork.
There has been a jump in the number of people buying a TV licence in the last year
The jump in the figures over the last year is largely attributed to the public awareness campaign rolled out by the Department of Communications.
Rising stars: 10 young footballers who announced their arrival on the big stage in 2017
From Con O’Callaghan to Sean Powter, here are the young footballers who impressed us this year.
'It's actually crazy when you think of where we were' - the rise of Na Piarsaigh
Manager Shane O’Neill knows well how far the Limerick club have journeyed.
House prices across the country rising by more than €50 a day
Prices have risen by almost 47% from their lowest point in late 2013.
Property prices are rising at the fastest pace in three years as supply hits a 'critical low'
There were only 3,900 housing units advertised for sale in Dublin during July.
How a Dublin council engineer wound up hanging out with the Silicon Valley 'mafia'
Michael O’Dwyer of Swiftcomply tells us how his business is growing.
Significant increase in LOI attendances as Cork City named best-supported club
Numbers have grown by 48.8% across the SSE Airtricity League since last season.
Ireland U20 forwards Jones and Regan make switch from Leinster to join Ulster academy
The second and back row represented Leinster through age grades and up to ‘A’ level.
Let go by Leinster and now captaining his country: Billy Dardis hoping to land European title for Ireland this weekend
The Naas native looks an ideal fit to be a core member of an Ireland Sevens squad that will continue to aid development of provincial academy prospects.
Bradley faces biggest test to date as passage through Europe lies on the horizon
Shamrock Rovers face Stjarnan tonight with a 1-0 lead and a priceless away goal from their opening leg in Iceland.
Frenzied demand for Help to Buy scheme before it's scrapped 'could push up prices'
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy says the scheme is under review, with reports it could be wound up in the next Budget.
Seagulls soar to second despite draw at home to Saints
It was an entertaining game in Bray.
'Unheard of': Royal County rugby on verge of coronation as Navan challenge on two fronts
The influence of director of rugby Alan Kingsley and some energetic U20s is pushing Navan torwads their first promotion since reaching the UBL.
Venue standards, live broadcasts and highlights show part of developments for women's 6 Nations
We’ll now be able to watch all of the women’s Six Nations games live.
Children's hospital costs like a 'runaway train' as they rocket to €1bn
Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the debate about where the new children’s hospital should be built is “finished”.
Social welfare increases to be rolled out in March
The State pension, Jobseeker’s Allowance and One Parent Family Payment among payments to benefit from increase.
Ruthless Liverpool thump 10-man Hull as Meyler grabs consolation goal
It was a birthday to forget for interim manager Mike Phelan as his side were thrashed 5-1.
Byrne strike sees Bohs clinch three points against Wexford Youths
The win moves Keith Long’s side up to sixth in the table.
Irish builders are commanding €100,000 salaries as companies hunt for construction skills
Recruitment firm Hays says that demand for construction professionals was up 40% on a year ago.
Rent supplement set to increase from this Friday
The announcement was made in Dublin Castle this morning.
Coveney set to freeze bin charges for 12 months
The environment minister held discussions with Ireland’s waste companies today.
Bin charges treble for customers as companies accused of operating 'a cartel'
The Tánaiste said legislation would be introduced if waste companies are found to be exploiting customers.
Ladies gaelic games to receive a €1 million government investment over the next two years
The funding, provided through Sport Ireland, will be distributed among ladies football and camogie.
'His car insurance jumped from €7k to €56k - he's being forced out of business'
The Dáil will debate a Fianna Fáil motion to tackle the spiralling costs of car insurance.
There's been a big jump in the number of people being refused car insurance
This week, Fianna Fáil is to propose a motion to tackle the rise in motor insurance costs.