‘What’s the secret to happiness?’ ‘Realising unhappiness is also fleeting.’ Disappearing ghost On January 29th Paul Kimmage and Brian O(...)

Ben Bradlee: the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its coverage of Watergate. Photograph: AP Photo/Alex Brandon

Sir Anthony O’Reilly has paid tribute to his friend Ben Bradlee the legendary executive editor of the Washington Post who famously steered its covera(...)

Peter Lawrie, playing in Australia has lost his Tour card after a disappointing second round 77. The Irishman combined 152 puts him well outside the cut line. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Two Irish golfers have lost their Tour cards for next season. Peter Lawrie and Gareth Maybin fell short in Australia and will return to Qualifying Sch(...)

John Magnier: Coolmore tactics in Australia similar to those deployed in Tipperary. photograph: lorraine o’sullivan

It turned into a right old Irish ding-dong in the end in the battle between giant mining company Anglo American and John Magnier’s Coolmore horse-bree(...)

Anthony Wall of England and Oliver Goss of Australia walk past a group of ducks on day one of the 2014 Perth International at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth, Australia. Photograph:  Paul Kane/Getty Images

The three Irish fighting for their Tour cards at the ISPS Handa Perth International have it all do after slow starts in Western Australia. With the l(...)

Get the message: Niall Rafferty talks about Medxnote at the ESB Spark of Genius competition in conjunction with Web Summit.

Niall Rafferty believes healthcare communication is stuck in the 1980s. Despite all the advances in technology, hospitals continue to rely on fax mach(...)

Alesana Tuilagi celebrates after the Aviva Premiership Semi Final between Leicester Tigers and Northampton Saints at Welford Road in 2011. The 1.85m (6ft 1in) winger currently plays for the Newcastle Falcons rugby union team. Photograph: Photograph Stu Forster/Getty Images

Samoan rugby player Alesana Tuilagi, who has been charged with attacking a man in Dublin three years ago, has been given six weeks to decide how he wi(...)

Coolmore Australia principal Tom Magnier: led campaign against proposed coalmine. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

The Magnier family’s Coolmore stud has won a bitter three-year battle against plans to develop a coalmine beside its stud farm in the scenic Hunter Va(...)

British online fashion retailer Asos believes it can reach its target of £2.5 billion in annual sales by 2020, with price cuts helping to reignite gro(...)

The late Kenny Meyler, from Co Wexford, who was killed by Vincent Martin Crowe at an apartment in Perth last year.

The jury in the trial of an Irish man accused of murdering a fellow Irish man in Australia has been unable to reach a verdict.Vincent Martin Crowe (34(...)