Mo Farah is preparing to defend his 5,000m and 10,000m titles in Rio.   Photograph: Barry Coombs/PA Wire.

UK Athletics has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah in the initial findings of its(...)

Sara Baume was one of five Irish authors to feature on the 70-strong longlist for the Guardian’s popular Not the Booker Prize annual award. Don’t miss The Irish Times on Saturday for a brand new Sara Baume short story, Dead Hens for Broken Eggs. On August 8th, she reviews A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

(...) list offers a broad range of authors, both debutants and established names from across the UK, Ireland(...)

Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant Stuart Baggs (27) has died, a spokesman for his firm confirmed.

Former ‘Apprentice’ contestant Stuart Baggs (27) has died, a spokesman for his firm confirmed. The entrepreneur ran Blue Wave Communications on the Is(...)

 UK Athletics  has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah in the initial findings of its investigation into allegations of doping against his coach Alberto Salazar. Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

UK Athletics (UKA) has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Mo Farah in the initial findings of its(...)

A file image showing Iarnród Éireann taking delivery of a new intercity railcar carriage in 2011. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

(...) service. “Privatising rail in the UK has failed miserably in terms of providing value for the taxpayer(...)

During the course of the year, Coillte planted 15 million trees on 6,200 hectares of land and sold 2.3 million cubic metres of timber

(...) recovering from the “deep recession in the construction markets in the UK and Ireland”. “Coillte’s core(...)

S&P is predicting property price growth of 9 per cent for 2015 for Ireland, after which it said that growth should slow to a “calmer” rate of 5 per cent in 2016 and 3 per cent in 2017.

(...) start to recover this year. Ireland’s property recovery will also outpace the UK, with S&P expecting(...)

The Hozier effect: “Hozier's probably supporting 25 jobs or more with his activity worldwide from touring, management to the labels to the live band,” says Victor Finn, CEO of the Irish Music Rights Organisation.

(...)-up way.” Finn cites examples of other countries including the UK, which pumps money back into an(...)

Lorries queue along the M20 in Kent outside Ashford, south east of London. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA 1:04

British prime minister David Cameron’s description of migrants trying to reach Britain as a “swarm” has been condemned as “inflammatory” and “disgrace(...)

Mark Pollock photographed at Trinity College Dublin last year. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times.

(...) initial 7 month stay in the National Spinal Injuries Centre in the UK the other paralysed patients and I(...)