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22 October 2018 21:38 Sir Richard Branson steps down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One

Sir Richard Branson is stepping down as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One, an ultra fast cargo system. A statement from Virgin Group said he is leaving the role he took on last year due to “the increased commitment of time the position now requires” and that his board seat is to be filled by Patrick McCall, the chair of Virgin Galactic, Virgin Orbit and Virgin

22 October 2018 14:13 Higgins says his own office advised using government jet to visit Belfast

President Michael D Higgins says his own office advised he use a government jet to visit Belfast and not the PSNI. The incumbent had said he had to fly to Northern Ireland last May as the Northern Irish Police Service could not provide the required security by road. On Saturday, the PSNI told the BBC: “It is the long-established policy of the PSNI not to comment

22 October 2018 06:49 Saudi prince and king call dead journalist’s son

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has called the son of Jamal Khashoggi to express condolences, the kingdom has announced. The journalist was killed at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey, by officials that allegedly included a member of the royal’s entourage. King Salman similarly made a condolence call as international pressure on the kingdom

21 October 2018 13:40 Tributes paid to former TD and 'gentle giant' Seymour Crawford who has died aged 74

Crawford served on Monaghan County Council and as a TD for Cavan-Monaghan for almost 20 years. FORMER AND CURRENT members of the Oireachtas have led tributes to former TD Seymour Crawford, who has died at the age of 74. Crawford represented the Cavan-Monaghan constituency from 1992 until 2011, and had served for many years on Monaghan County Council 1

20 October 2018 15:34 Garryspillane get the better of Bruff in Limerick Premier IHC final

Goals at the start of either half from corner-forward Callum Sheehan ensured Garryspillane will be back playing Limerick senior hurling next year. After dropping down to the Premier IHC grade in 2014, they produced a fine display today in Kilmallock in getting the better of Bruff. While Sheehan was the big scoring threat up front, veteran Donie Ryan played 2

20 October 2018 09:22 Defensive pair have Pellegrini’s backing as West Ham prepare to face Kane

Manuel Pellegrini has backed his fledgling central defence to deal with the threat of Harry Kane when West Ham host Tottenham. Summer signings Issa Diop and Fabian Balbuena have impressed for the Hammers this season despite having never previously played in the Premier League. Frenchman Diop, 21, scored an own-goal on his debut against Arsenal but has since 2

19 October 2018 21:33 Mourinho believes Hazard is the key for Chelsea’s title challenge

Jose Mourinho believes Eden Hazard’s form bodes well for Chelsea’s Premier League title challenge. The Belgian has once again been Chelsea’s star player in the league over the first two months of the season, and United head to Stamford Bridge with their opponents locked together with Manchester City and Liverpool at the top of the table. Mourinho said: “The results 3

19 October 2018 20:42 Donegal confirm Stephen Rochford appointment as coach

The former Mayo boss will work as part of Declan Bonner’s management team in 2019. DONEGAL GAA HAVE confirmed Stephen Rochford will join Declan Bonner’s backroom team for the upcoming season. Rochford spent three years in charge of Mayo before departing last month and will replace outgoing coach Karl Lacey in the Donegal set-up. Before taking charge 1

19 October 2018 13:01 Ex-Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg lands top role with Facebook

Former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has landed a senior job with global social media giant Facebook. In a move that took the UK politics world by surprise, the 51-year-old will start work as vice president, global affairs and communications on Monday. It is understood that Mr Clegg, who lost his Sheffield Hallam seat at last year’s election, will move permanently 1

19 October 2018 05:10 Bravery award for Waterford man who rescued elderly driver from submerged overturned car

Kelvin Kearns is among 21 people being honoured today who risked their own safety to protect their fellow citizens. A WATERFORD MAN who rescued a drowning elderly driver from an overturned car will be honoured today at the National Bravery Awards in Dublin. Kelvin Kearns, from Kilmeade, is among 21 people being honoured today at a ceremony at Farmleigh 1