Animal rights activists are urging organisers of this year’s Puck Fair in Killorglin , Co Kerry , “to take the live goat out of the festival”, saying tradition can never be used to expose animals to physical and psychological damage. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

(...) , “to take the live goat out of the festival”, saying tradition can never be used to expose animals to(...)

(...) following a five-week shutdown brought on by fears the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone(...)

GradHow founders Stephen Duffy, Alan John Browne and Ben Chadwick. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...) five-strong judging panel drawn from industry and academia. Chadwick and Browne have just completed(...)

“You’re absolutely right that we don’t make money on certain customers on day one, but on the average customer, on day one, we make money,” said Oisin Hanrahan, co-founder and chief executive of Handy, one of the largest on-demand home cleaning start-ups.

(...), Jet’s chief executive, predicts that it will take the company five years to grow to a point where it(...)

Jessica Springsteen, on Vindicat W competing at last year’s Dublin Horse Show. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) this week. The five-day event, which begins on Wednesday, is expected to bring in some €45 million to(...)

Joe Lyons: “Mullingar to me is one of the majors and I’d love to put my name on that trophy, that’s for sure.”

(...)’s top scorer in four of the last five interprovincial matches when he added a 70 to his opening 67 to(...)

Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras: the country’s economy has  reversed the gains it was making before he   was elected. Photograpjh: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA

Greece’s stock market fell sharply on Monday after being shut down for five weeks under capital(...)

Good ground could send the David Wachman trained Most Beautiful to the Curragh for a tilt at the Phoenix Stakes next Sunday. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

(...) contender in line to take on colts in the €250,000 feature. The Phoenix has been the plan for Godolphin(...)

John Souhan: “Vodafone is pretty much a one-stop shop for us when it comes to technology.”

(...) market reach, improve customer service and achieve quite impressive efficiencies. “We try to take(...)

Fermanagh’s Marty O’Brien takes to the air against Dublin’s Alan Brogan at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...)-running, crafty forwards conspiring to execute five on the trot, as if they had decided to dispense with shots(...)