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'Fittest Family' ordered to hand over their farm

Irish Independent - Independent.ieIrish IndependentA HIGH Court judge has granted temporary High Court injunctions compelling former winners of "Ireland's Fittest Family" on RTE to hand...

Champs in seventh heaven

... and the minimum combined 17. David Flaherty and David Mooney beat Ian Gannon and Alan Connaughton 5 and 4 in the opening match with...

Savvy shoppers flock north to save 50pc by cashing in on weak sterling

Ritz crackers in the North were priced at €1.19 compared with €2 in the Republic. Kettle Chips would set you back €2.37 in Northern Ireland...

'Hopefully this year' - Grainne Seoige and fiancé Leon Jordaan move wedding plans along

Grainne Seoige and partner Leon Jordaan. Picture: GERRY MOONEY. Under the sun: Grainne Seoige and Leon Jordaan in the bush Grainne Seoige and Leon Jordann...

The Punt: In rature, con netur re mol

Undoubtedly one of the best hotel managers in the country David and the team under him have turned the former Ritz Carlton hotel & resort...

Antonio Conte's in-tray at Chelsea

Chelsea's calamitous season has led for calls for wholesale changes, but it is clear there can be no quick solution to the problems. Patience -...

Sean O'Brien gives blunt response to comments that CJ Stander should replace him with Ireland

Sean O'Brien didn't pick a good time to get injured, with CJ Stander excelling in his debut Six Nations campaign and Josh van der Flier...

Schmidt happy with campaign as Ireland end on a high note

"There's five new caps - for those guys coming in, a couple of them were making Pro12 debuts this time last year: Ultan Dillane, Josh...

Corrie stars say sad farewells to top soap's creator Tony Warren

Bill Roache, Julie Goodyear and Barbara Knox were among current and former cast members who gathered to say a final goodbye to Coronation Street creator...

Dangerous game reaps the flawed winners it deserves

In replacing Stuart Lancaster with him, England have gone from Dick Van Dyke in a flying car to Jack Nicholson taking an axe to furniture.

'Model professional' Peter Stringer (38) signs new contract with Sale Sharks

Former Ireland international Peter Stringer has signed a new contract extension with Aviva Premiership side Sale Sharks that will take him close to his 40th...

How books can teach our children about the Rising

The history of Easter Week 1916 is well known - but what was it like to be a child or young adult as Dublin city...

More heavy rain on the horizon

Maria Lawlor and her dogs enjoy the crisp morning sunshine along the banks of the River Boyne in Trim, Co Meath, yesterday. Photo: Gerry Mooney.

Wife of former Taoiseach in surprise attack on Fianna Fail's Mary Hanafin

Fine Gael launches ad campaign targeting Fianna Fail's 'catastrophic mishandling of the... Independent.ie Newsdesk 'Don't let Fianna Fail come back to haunt us' is the...

The empty chair: Remembering those who passed away in 2015

The following also died during April: Katherine Delahunt (61), a judge of the Circuit Court; Gerry Corr (82), father of the family band of the...

Mother and her children put out of her home for second time

Counsel said that on the original loan of €242,000, there was an outstanding balance of €235,673, which included arrears of €55,462. The first default ....

Dramatic images shows men running from van after near-miss on N7

... Google · Email. DRAMATIC images show the moment a van nearly collided with a car on the N7. ... Three men then appear to...

'A devoted servant of the law' is laid to rest

The remains of Retired High Court Judge Paul Carney at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Donnybrook Alex White Mary Harney and Brian Geoghegan...

Kingdom obliterate Kildare to flex All-Ireland muscle

Kildare (SFC v Kerry) - Mark Donnellan; Ciaran Fitzpatrick, Mick O'Grady, Ollie Lyons; Kevin Murnaghan, Eoin Doyle, Emmet Bolton; Tommy Moolick, Paul Cribbin; Eoghan O...

Molloy leads way as Galway dethrone 14-man Model

Irish Independent - Independent.ieIrish IndependentPoints from Molloy and Flaherty extended their lead, before Kelly responded. Galway were struggling to turn their abundant possession into scores,...

Probe into incident with suspect's doctor took four years

A criminal investigation was launched on May 3, 2011, after Limerick GP Dr Richard O'Flaherty accused Det Supt Jim Browne and Sgt Andrew O'Riordan of...

Kildare GAA apologise for smug 'ambulance' tweet following victory over Laois

Laois led the game by a point at the break and had the aid of the wind in the second half but Kildare left Tomás...

Christy Ring Cup: Results and round-up

Kildare: P Dermody, N Ó Muineacháin, F Ó Muineacháin, J Doran, D Stapleton, Moloney, É O'Neill, M Fitzgerald, P Divilly, B Deay, E Dempsey, W...

Bonner's boys aim to make history with first minor title

Just 32 years old, his reign lasted three years but during that time, Jim McGuinness was one of the players in his charge. The football...

18 of the worst Manchester United signings of recent times

For every Eric Cantona or Robin van Persie there has been a Juan Sebastian Veron and Bebe in United's recent history. Here, we take a...

The Punt: Whiskey and bourbon galore for US drinkers

Kellie Leitch, Canada's minister for women's issues, said she's contacting the country's largest companies in a campaign to increase the number of woman on company...

'Van Gaal is not afraid to make big decisions'

Others, such as Tom Cleverley and Ashley Young, must demonstrate that they possess the versatility and technical ability with the ball at their feet to...

Will United regret not signing Jose Mourinho when he was free?

Yet before Ed Woodward and the other United directors get too carried away with the self-congratulation, they ought to consider one thing: Jose Mourinho. If...

Tycoons at war: the truth behind McKillen and Quinlan feud

"Here was a group of Irish people buying the bastion of the British establishment," his 60-year-old friend Gerry Murphy tells the magazine. "It was a...

Tycoons at war: the truth behind McKillen and Quinlan feud

"Here was a group of Irish people buying the bastion of the British establishment," his 60-year-old friend Gerry Murphy tells the magazine. "It was a...

A tale of mistrust and disgust at the heart of a very Irish battle

Any notion that the Barclays, who "picked the Coroin investors off one by one", would enjoy a fruitful relationship with McKillen was flattened when he...

Reiner: Film romances older crowd

Rob is also behind other films featuring an older cast such as The Bucket List (with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman) and The Magic Of...

Courteney Cox 'ecstatic' with musical Irish fiance Johnny McDaid

“They certainly enjoy each other's company and feel very comfortable with each other... I'm not sure that it's public knowledge, so maybe I shouldn't have...

Ireland players have lot of catching up to do – Packie Bonner

"Look at the number of teams who have changed systems in this World Cup – Louis van Gaal shifted formation three times in one game.

Ireland players have lot of catching up to do – Bonner

"Look at the number of teams who have changed systems in this World Cup – Louis van Gaal shifted formation three times in one game.

10 surprise packages from the World Cup Group Stage

Arsenal were forced to send him out on loan as he was unable to gain a work permit but with him now available to play...

10 surprise packages from the group World Cup Group stage

Arsenal were forced to send him out on loan as he was unable to gain a work permit but with him now available to play...

Toner still standing tall and not afraid to step up

He rescued three of the locker doors and turned them into commemorative pieces for their the men involved in the Championship win who had once...

Pregnant Sorca causes labour pains as she's elected with ease despite low-key ...

Leading anti-windfarm campaigner and Irish fishing captain Andrew Duncan was elected in Mullingar Kilbeggan for Fine Gael. A regular on national TV over the past...

Tony Ward: Some of Joe Schmidt's decisions confusing

Beyond that, it is encouraging to see form and potential recognised in the selection of James Cronin, Robbie Diack, Marty Moore, Jordi Murphy, Rob Herring,...

Some of Schmidt's decisions confusing

Beyond that, it is encouraging to see form and potential recognised in the selection of James Cronin, Robbie Diack, Marty Moore, Jordi Murphy, Rob Herring,...

Moore power to them as new garage officially opens

Among those at the event were, of course, Michael Moore Snr and Michael Moore Jnr, dealer principal; as well as brand ambassadors Rob Kearney and...

Secret's out: Ed Sheeran to play intimate cut price gig in Vicar Street on ...

Ed Sheeran. Eimear Rabbitte – Published 03 May 2014 12:06 PM. HE is fast becoming one of the world's biggest pop stars, working with the...

Up and Running: Duncan Sets PB at London Marathon

Other top Irish finishers included Eoin Callaghan (Star of the Sea AC) 2:24.58 and John Byrne (Mayo AC) 2:31.55. DATE CHANGE FOR 10K RACE IN...

How Warren Beatty gave a young Rob Lowe a lesson in love

When Nicholson's One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest came out, I saw it 12 times. I then went back once more, smuggling in a tape...

O'Mahony will play key role behind scenes – Penney

BBC News with Duncan Casey named at hooker and John Ryan at loosehead, while Sean Dougall is at openside. Gerhard van den Heever takes Earls' position...

Billy Keane: If Napoleon had Anthony Foley they'd speak French in Moscow

Telegraph.co.uk When these giants of men from Toulouse ran out on to the field of Thomond, we feared the worst. One of their second-rows had at...

Leinster Player Ratings

Telegraph.co.uk Rob Kearney. Also in this section. Munster Player Ratings · Rugby scoreboard · Cotter under no illusions about size of task ahead in Sarries clash.

Munster Player Ratings

Telegraph.co.uk John Ryan, Duncan Williams Not on long enough to be rated. Rob Penney. Destined to produce an incremental improvement in performance year on year, which...

George Hook: Selection errors could come back to haunt Reds and Blues

Rob Penney must come up with a way around Toulouse's superior firepower. The French side outweigh their Irish opponents up front and have more experience...