Former Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes has signed  a three-year extension to his deal with Clermont Auverne. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The list of contenders for the position of Leinster head coach is diminishing by the day following the confirmation that Clermont Auvergne assistant c(...)

CBC captain Eoin Monahan lifts the trophy. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Though the scoreline is flattering CBC were worthy winners of the Munster Schools junior cup when they inflicted a third final defeat in a row on Cres(...)

 Police investigating the disappearance of teenager Becky Watts say they have found body parts at a house in Bristol. Four men and one woman have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and Becky’s stepbrother and his girlfriend have been kept in custody. Photo: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

The stepbrother of 16-year-old Becky Watts has been charged with her murder, while his girlfriend has been charged with intending to pervert the cours(...)

Ireland’s Tommy O’Donnell is available to play for Munster against Scarlets in Wales today. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

With some international and fringe players coming back from Joe Schmidt’s Irish squad and others returning from injury and illness, Anthony Foley tra(...)

 Charles Spence, head of the Crossmodal Research Laboratory in the Department of Experimental Psychology at Oxford University – “We’re also working with apps that match music to what you’re eating – your ice cream, your wine, your tea.”

A succulent piece of monkfish in a tasty sauce rests on the plate. You cut into the thick and moist flesh, place it in your mouth, and savour the dist(...)

Ulster’s Ian Humphreys charges through the Scarlets defence during the province’s victory at Kingspan stadium. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)

Ulster fulfilled the pre-match remit of winning with a bonus point, but the victory extracted a high tariff as five players went off injured. Stuart O(...)

Wales’ Jamie Roberts  could be on his way back to the Principality. Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

It seems that Jonathan Sexton is not the only one who’ll be leaving Racing Metro 92, but the Irishman’s departure could be preceded by Welsh triumvira(...)

 Munster captain Peter O’Mahony. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Munster coach Anthony Foley has made eight changes from the side that beat Leinster at the Aviva stadium for romorrow night’s (7.35) Guinness Pro12 cl(...)

Oscar and Arthur Kenevey, of Clarehall, Dublin, at the bandstand in St Stephens Green, Dublin for the People’s Climate Picnic today as world leaders including Taoiseach Enda Kenny prepare to meet in New York next week for a UN crisis summit on climate change. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

More than 600 people attended the People’s Climate Picnic in St Stephen’s Green today. It was the main event held in Ireland to mark a global protest (...)

The author Simon Phillips is a mentor and trainer who specialises in coaching for business networking. As such he does a good job of providing some go(...)