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Carbon tax to rise again next month - but impact on fuel for vehicles cost to be offset
The controversial tax will continue to increase as planned under Budget 2023.
Irish-heavy Birmingham relegated as McCabe's Arsenal take title race to final day
The Gunners, now one point behind leaders Chelsea, enjoyed a big North London Derby win at the Emirates.
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Hoolahan's Cambridge made to wait for promotion, Irish international's goal relegates Barton's Bristol Rovers
Hull City, meanwhile, secured promotion to the Championship.
Shane Lowry posts six birdies and five bogeys in dramatic opening round
The Offaly golfer is eight shots off Cameron Smith’s lead after the opening round of the tournament in Harbour Town.
Ireland leave Cardiff feeling a mix of pride, disappointment and regret
Josh van der Flier says he and the seven-man pack felt ‘comfortable’ at half-time, but errors allowed Wales win back control.
29-birdie McIlroy rues mistakes as Cantlay takes win in California
The Down man finished eight back from the winner despite his career-best birdie return.
McIlroy five off the lead after hitting the water on 18
Dustin Johnson leads the way in Atlanta.
Sevilla edge out high-flying Real Sociedad in five-goal La Liga thriller
A look at today’s action in Spain.
'The Tipp jerseys haven't been washed, I'd say. They're wearing them to bed and all!'
Tipperary’s All-Ireland winning captain Samantha Lambert is hoping to repeat the feat after a rollercoaster three years – and keep the good times going in the county.
Changes to Dublin Bus, Luas and Irish Rail fares from December
Some fares will rise while some fares will fall under changes announced today.
Stunning hole-in-one the highlight of Shane Lowry's rollercoaster round
It was a mixed day for the Offaly golfer at the British Masters.
McIlroy two-under and in contention at The Open despite persistent putting problem
Padraig Harrington endured a tough back nine to finish with 76.
Klopp challenges slumping Liverpool stars: Show me you're 'world class'
Occasionally brilliant performances do nothing to prove world-class credentials, the Liverpool boss has warned his players.
Volatile Bitcoin surpasses $11,000, before plummeting to $9,000 (and then rising again)
The CEO of JPMorgan Chase has called bitcoin a “fraud”.
Pádraig Harrington produced a memorable up-and-down in Turkey earlier
The Dubliner channelled his inner Seve.
Ireland 29th in latest Fifa rankings, Brazil reclaim top spot
It’s as you were for Martin O’Neill’s side.
Rents are up across the country, but down in Dublin
The average cost of renting in the country across all properties is now €987.
Winners and losers - Who's flying or struggling after start of Allianz football league?
The four divisions are slowly taking shape – with some teams doing far better than expected, and others flattering to deceive.
Up? Down? The polls have been delivering mixed messages
It can be hard to know what to believe.
Fine Gael picks up support while Sinn Féin drops
The latest opinion poll also puts Sinn Féin and Fianna Fail on equal support.
The 5 biggest Draft busts in NFL history
Just because you have the choice of every player in the Draft doesn’t mean you’ll get it right.
Why has support for Fine Gael and Labour fallen?
Analysis: Support for the coalition parties took an unexpected turn in the poll published over the weekend.
Power ranking the last 16 teams in this season’s Champions League
Several of the ties remain evenly-poised going into next month’s second legs.
Water charges push up inflation rate, overall though it's good news
In the main, prices are down by 0.6% compared to last year.
'It's gone the wrong way...': Thommo had a rollercoaster 10 minutes watching Liverpool last night
It was an emotional night for all of us, but it’s always just a little funnier when acted out Thommo style.
Woods and McIlroy continue to slide down rankings
The former world number ones are now seventh and eighth a fortnight out from The Open.
Another roller-coaster round from Rory on day 3 of the Players Championship
The Northern Irish golfer endured another mixed bag at TPC Sawgrass.
In a bad mood? Chances are your social networks are to blame
New research has found that your mood can be affected by positive or negative status updates on Facebook and other social sites.
School's out: Tour to end Q-school as route to the big leagues
PGA chiefs say the season will start in October and the Nationwide Tour is the place to get your card.
Monaghan on the march after first-leg win
Roddy Collins took one step into the Premier Division with this result in Gortakeegan.