Chris Martin (chief executive, Musgrave Group) presenting Sean Mulligan (hon secretary, Concra Wood Golf Club) with the All-Ireland Musgrave Crumlin Hospital Club Challenge trophy after their victory at the O’Connor Jnr course at Oceanico golf resort. Photo: Ronan Quinlan

There must be something in the Monaghan air, certainly when it is transported to the Algarve. For the second year running, Concra Wood Golf Club emer(...)

Jennifer Lawrence: “It is not a scandal. It is a sex crime. It is a sexual violation. It’s disgusting.” Photograph: Ian West/PA Wire

Hollywood star Jennifer Lawrence has broken her silence to hit out at the leak of naked pictures of the actor online.The Oscar-winner, one of the most(...)

 Rangers boss Ally McCoist has confirmed he spent “a few quid” on buying up shares in the club’s open offer this month. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire.

Ally McCoist today insisted his job is not “bombproof” as he dismissed suggestions Rangers’ desperate financial position is the only thing preventing (...)

Word ’smith: Aerosmith’s Joe Perry and Steve Tyler have a mindblowing theory about the colour pink. Photograph: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP

A new poll by a music streaming service has detailed the “weirdest ever song lyrics”. The funny thing is, there’s nothing weird about any of their (...)

Live wire: Bob Marley onstage in London in 1980

A certain well-known singer brought half of his/her vocals to Glastonbury this year on a disk. Other acts had ProTools playback rigs hidden away. S(...)

Queens Park Rangers’ Bobby Zamora fires home the winning goal despite the challenge of Derby County skipper Richard Keogh during the   Championship play-off final at Wembley.  Photograph: John Walton/PA

QPR 1 Derby County 0: Bobby Zamora struck a dramatic last-minute winner to sink Derby and fire QPR back into the Premier League.The 33-year-old, on as(...)

They should have called this album Chris’s Cri de Coeur as this short (42 minutes), nine-track affair is lyrically dominated by tear-soaked sentime(...)

SuperValu owner  Musgrave recorded a loss of €94.9 million in 2013.

Cork-based wholesale grocery group Musgrave recorded a loss of €94.9 million in 2013 largely due to poor trading in Britain.The company was dragged in(...)

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