Tadhg Furlong has been named in ireland’s 31-man squad after making his debut against wales at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

(...) game. Donnacha Ryan (Shannon/Munster, 30 caps): He’s demonstrated great character to get back from(...)

Scotland’s Hugh Blake is tackled by Ireland’s Gordon D’Arcy during the World Cup warm-up match at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

As Usain Bolt cantered across the 200m line yesterday I couldn’t help but notice how the great(...)

Brendan O’Neill, an Irish Research Council-funded PhD scholar at work on an early-medieval roundhouse. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...) witnessed this impact at first hand. The council supports talented people with great ideas. These are(...)

Aidan O’Brien is joined on the gallops by Conor Pope  for morning exercise. Photograph: Ni Riain Photography

(...) concentration is matched by the determination of the jockeys. O’Brien says nothing. He just drives alongside(...)

Marina Carr: “If society is always saying no to you, that rejection has to go somewhere. It turns dark, and it erupts. So you have all these raging middle-aged women.” Photograph: Sara Freund

Mai, Portia Coughlan and By the Bog of Cats – explore the profound personal drives and attachments(...)

Navinder Singh Sarao outside Westminster magistrates’ court, is accused of helping trigger a multibillion-dollar US stock market crash. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA

(...) defence lawyer at Hickman Rose in London. “It makes a great headline to claim that Navinder Sarao caused(...)

Galway’s Jason Flynn along with fellow forwards Cathal Mannion and Conor Whelan, now turn their attention to Saturday’s All-Ireland under-21 semi-final. Photograph: Inpho

(...). When you see lads putting in the effort it drives everyone on, and the crowd, and put the momentum back(...)

Jason Day  with his caddie Colin Swatton on the 18th green after winning the 2015 PGA Championship  at Whistling Straits, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, on Sunday. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

(...) than seven of his drives were over 300 yards in the final round. In the recorder’s hut afterwards(...)

Dr Peter O’Brien and Dr Patrick Morrissey of the Irish Photonic Integration Centre with a photonics packaging system at the Tyndall National Institute.Photograph: Provision

(...) using lasers to increase data density on the company’s hard drives and with Stryker Corporation to(...)

President George W Bush presents Robert Conquest with the presidential medal of freedom. Photograph: Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images

(...) personal and political drives of Stalin alone. The Great Terror remains Conquest’s major work. Further(...)