Hundreds rally in Ireland after rape victim says denied abortion

Hundreds of people rallied in Dublin to call for a change to Ireland`s abortion laws on Wednesday after a rape victim said she was refused a termination and instead gave birth by Caesarean section.

Irish judge rejects demand for probe into Facebook cooperation with NSA

An Irish judge on Wednesday rejected an attempt by campaigners to force an investigation into Facebook`s alleged sharing of data from EU users with the US National Security Agency. 

Matsuyama wins first US title in Memorial playoff

Japan`s Hideki Matsuyama won his first US PGA Tour title in dramatic style on Sunday, beating Kevin Na with a par at the first playoff hole at the Memorial.

Masters champ Watson leads Memorial event

Bubba Watson moved one shot ahead of the field after firing his second straight three-under 69 in the third round of the PGA Tour`s Memorial Tournament on Saturday.

O`Driscoll hailed as Leinster win Celtic League trophy

Brian O`Driscoll`s Leinster colleagues hailed the retiring centre as he ended his career with yet another winner`s medal in Dublin on Saturday.

Mickelson plays on amid news of U.S. probe into possible insider trading

If golf star Phil Mickelson is concerned by a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, he didn`t show it on Saturday.

McIlroy stumbles, falls nine back of Casey at Memorial

Overnight leader Rory McIlroy experienced a stunning free-fall to plunge nine strokes behind leader Paul Casey after the second round at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio on Friday.

Masters champion Bubba Watson in early tie for Memorial lead

Masters champion Bubba Watson, making the most of ideal scoring conditions, birdied four of his last five holes to surge into an early share of the lead in Thursday`s opening round of the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio.

Memorial tournament again attracts a quality field

Very few of the game`s top players are absent from this week`s Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio where the leafy Muirfield Village layout is always in immaculate condition and the PGA Tour event has the feeling of a major.

Sri Lanka defeats Ireland by 79 runs in first ODI

Sri Lanka has enjoyed a comfortable start to their tour of the British Isles following a 79-run win over Ireland in the first one-day international in Dublin on Tuesday.

Sri Lanka enjoy late flurry against Ireland

Sri Lanka scored 39 runs from the last three overs to leave Ireland a victory target of 220 in the first one-day international at Clontarf, Dublin today.

Man stabbed to death in Ireland over chess dispute

In a gruesome incident, an Irish man in Dublin was brutally beaten and stabbed to death allegedly by an Italian over a row during a chess match.

€250,000 scholarship fund for Indian students

University College Dublin announces a total of over 100 scholarships in undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate programs, Gauri Rane reports.

North Ireland peace priest Alex Reid dies

Irish priest Alex Reid, who played a key role in brokering peace in Northern Ireland, has died aged 82, his Catholic order said.

Irish child removed from Roma family: Reports

Irish authorities have removed a seven-year-old from a Roma family in Dublin following concerns they were not related, police and media said on Tuesday, in a case echoing the `blonde angel` affair in Greece.

No `right to die` for paralyzed woman: Irish court

A paralysed Irish woman who wants to die cannot legally commit suicide with her partner`s help, Ireland`s Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday in a case that has moved the nation.

Sinn Fein chief testifies against brother in rape

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams is testifying in a Belfast court against his brother, who is charged with raping his own daughter.

Dublin Airport snarled as plane`s nose wheel fails

Dublin Airport is experiencing flight delays after a cargo plane`s nose wheel collapsed after it landed, forcing the main runway to close.

Suu Kyi to receive Freedom of Dublin City award

Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi will arrive in the Republic of Ireland from Norway for a six-hour visit.

Ex-Irish premier Garret FitzGerald dead at age 85

Garret FitzGerald was prime minister in Ireland from 1981 to 1987.