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# rise and fall

Last year
5 years on from €116 million Barca move, Coutinho leaves Aston Villa
After captaining Ireland to Euros triumph and a debut against Roy Keane, what happened next?
The story of the world champion who ended up in a homeless shelter
All time
Global population forecast to peak by 2064 before shrinking at end of century
'The Tipp jerseys haven't been washed, I'd say. They're wearing them to bed and all!'
'There was an absolute moment where the light goes from his eyes'
The astonishing demise of the Irish coach who promoted boxing's richest fight...and world peace
As HP shuts its Leixlip print plant, we look back at its 20 years in Kildare
A century ago Irish whiskey dominated the world - so what happened?
Residents fear house price drop as estate 'resembles a giant penis' from above