Irish forecourt operator Applegreen has announced plans to float on the stock market in June.

(...) trends as the oil majors exit the forecourt market. “The intended IPO will enable us to execute on our(...)

 Rory McIlroy signs autographs for fans at Royal County Down Golf Club, Co Down.  Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/©Inpho

(...)], captain of the Ryder Cup team, Pádraig Harrington, people who have all won Majors. What an achievement for(...)

 Rory McIlroy runs through the gorse during the pro-am event prior to The Irish Open at Royal County Down Golf Club. Photo:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty

(...) challenge is one that doesn’t come along every day. In a season where three of the four Majors will be(...)

‘In his allies’ eyes, David Cameron enjoys unprecedented political capital: his domestic sceptics have been silenced; and his European Union counterparts have had to hold their tongues, too, because he has done what many of them cannot.’ Above,  Cameron with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker before the Eastern Partnership Summit session in Riga, Latvia, last week. Photograph: REUTERS/Ints Kalnins

(...) formed a rebellious bloc defying John Major’s attempts to ratify the Maastricht Treaty. Today the(...)

Golf’s posterboy Rory McIlroy may be Irish but membership numbers across the country are dwindling. Photograph: Inpho

(...) claim the world number one. Irish golfers have claimed nine of the last 31 majors. The leading lady(...)

Calm before the storm: A view of the par three fourth hole at Royal County Down ahead of the start of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho/Presseye

(...) – winning four Majors already and I am sure there are many more to come – is amazing.“But I am more(...)

Padraig Harrington recovered from a shoulder injury to play US Open qualifying at Walton Heath but narrowly missed out on a place at next month’s event. Photo: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

A bogey at the final hole on Walton Heath’s Old Course saw Pádraig Harrington miss out on qualifying for next month’s US Open.The Dubliner sufficientl(...)

Rory McIlroy looks dejected during the second round of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth last week.

Majors for the rest of us to believe the same, and all of this is on a scale unprecedented on most any(...)

Bank of Ireland closed at €0.35, down 2.47 per cent, while Permanent TSB, which was recently floated on the main market, fell 5.83 per cent, to €4.20. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

(...) fighting in oil-producing Iraq. Oil majors Royal Dutch Shell and BP rose 0.8 per cent and 1.4 per cent(...)

Thriving on the intimidation factor: Rory McIlroy holds press court at Wentworth on Wednesday. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA

(...) since. In all, he has won seven times in the past 12 months – two Majors, two WGCs and three other(...)