nJames Sheehan: ‘Ford is where I learned to really question how one approaches business

Having grown up in Cork, headquarters of Ireland’s Ford Motor Company operations, James Sheehan was well aware of the opportunities a career with Ford(...)

The Disabled Drivers Motorshow and Conference will run at the RDS, Dublin, over the weekend of October 4th to 6th next. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The Disabled Drivers Motorshow and Conference, organised by the Disabled Drivers Association of Ireland (DDAI) will take place at the RDS, Dublin, ove(...)

The 500X at last gives Fiat’s dealers a fashionable 4x4 to sell.

This is the first, unofficial, image of Fiat’s new 500X, a compact crossover based on the same platform as the 500L people carrier and which will go o(...)

Ford’s new S-Max is promising a more premium-style look and feel and even sharper dynamics.

Ford has revealed the second generation S-Max ahead of the car’s debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. Based on the same new platform as the new Mo(...)

 Dundalk assistant manager Vinny Perth, left, and Shamrock Rovers manager Pat Fenlon. Photograph: David Maher / Sportsfile

Having won doubles as both a manager and a player, Pat Fenlon knows more than most what Dundalk must contend with as they try to get their league a(...)

St. Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper  Brendan Clarke with Seán Gannon of Dundalk. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Football was supposed be the last thing on his mind when St Patrick’s Athletic goalkeeper Brendan Clarke settled down for a quiet night in with his(...)

The big name on the programme for this year’s Cork International Short Story Festival (September 16-18) is the American author Richard Ford. Photograph: Frank Miller
Festivals, launches and awards
  • Books
  • September 11, 2014, 15:24

To celebrate Culture Night on September 19th, the Gutter Bookshop in Temple Bar will host a series of pop-up readings in conjunction with the Big Smok(...)

Luca Cordero di Montezemolo at a press conference in Maranello, Modena, Italy, today. Montezemolo said he was resigning after 23 years at the helm, in a move that had widely been expected after his record was questioned by parent company Fiat-Chrysler. Photograph: EPA

At first glance, the resignation today of Ferrari chief executive Luca De Montezemolo, has a football-style, manager sacking look about it. You have b(...)

It’s here at last but can the new Mondeo turn around Ford’s European saloon woes?

Ford has just launched a new car that is already two years old, as it has finally announced prices, specifications and, finally, an on-sale date for t(...)

Citroen’s Divine DS should lead to a replacement for the current DS4.

With the French car industry undergoing something of a revival following its dark post-2008 years, it’s hardly surprising that the big three Gallic ca(...)