British justice secretary Michael Gove has attacked home secretary Theresa May’s calls for Britain to leave the European Convention on Human Rights.  “A far greater threat to our liberty and sovereignty is the European Court of Justice,” he said.  Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Britain’s justice secretary Michael Gove has slapped down home secretary Theresa May’s call for Britain to leave the European Convention on Human Rig(...)

You may recall how in this column on March 12th last I ruminated on our hibernating sky and commented that “outrageously”, it “has even been known to (...)

The formation of Irish4Europe comes as pro-EU campaigners express concern that a Brexit’s implications for Ireland are being overlooked in the debate. Photograph:  Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg

Irish business groups are among the backers of a new campaign to persuade Irish people living in the United Kingdom to vote for Britain to stay in th(...)

Richard Branson: to be depicted as  a saviour figure in ad promoting Virgin Media Ireland’s mobile offering. Photograph: Lucy Nicholson/Reuters

A hologram of Richard Branson features in Virgin Media Ireland’s new television ad, part of its new campaign to boost its broadband customers. In the(...)

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis. File photograph: Bernd Von Jutrczenka/EPA

Ireland faces a “stark choice” at the next election between those who have imposed austerity on the Irish people and those who have an alternative vis(...)

The 360-degree format allows viewers to use their mobile device, desktop cursor or Apple TV remote control to manipulate what they see on screen.

Advertising agency Irish International BBDO and New York-based virtual reality specialists Littlstar have created a 360-degree advertisement for Virgi(...)

Munster’s Dave Kilcoyne in full flight against Leicester Tigers: came through the Munster academy from the 2011-2012 season. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Leinster’s recent Champions Cup victory over Bath at the RDS offered a glowing testimonial to the province’s academy, given the handsome contribution (...)

In the Mediavest survey, half of the 1,000-plus respondents claimed they had stopped using their mobile phone in the car having seen the public service campaign warning against it.

How influenced are you by public sector advertising? According to a study commissioned by media agency Mediavest from its sister company Ignite Resear(...)

Louise Quinn: “I just wanted to give it a try, to see how far I could push myself in one of the best leagues in world football.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Feeling nippy this weather? Spare a thought for Louise Quinn, currently on pre-season duty with Eskilstuna United. “We were training on Tuesday and (...)

Paul Burke in action for Leicester against Munster: “From my experience playing for Munster, nothing fires the players more than the prospect of someone entering their territory with aspirations.”  Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Paul Burke looked to his past to secure his future. Epsom College took the boy and made him a man and now that man has returned to further the rugby (...)