Abu Dhabi Rose Patrice McGillycuddy (r) has been installed as the favourite to win the Rose of Tralee after her performance in the Dome last night. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus.

Abu Dhabi Rose Patrice McGillycuddy has been installed as the favourite to win the Rose of Tralee after her performance in the Dome last night. (...)

Between now and September, a weekend will not pass without a festival or big music show of some stripe or other to tempt you with its wares. The bi(...)

Gavin Burke of the Dubs Stars and Declan O’Mahony of Dublin at Round Towers. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A brace of goals from Paul Mannion inside the opening four minutes propelled Dublin to a facile 25-point win over the Dubs Stars in their challenge ma(...)

Andor, the Belfast-based specialist digital camera maker, has received an increased share offer from Oxford Instruments. Oxford announced a revised of(...)

 A worker at the Andor Technology factory in Belfast.  Andor employs over 300 people in 16 bases worldwide. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Belfast-based Andor Technology has declined an offer from British-based Oxford Instruments saying it is disappointed with the bid price but adding the(...)

Andor Technology’s latest acquisition will broaden its mid-range camera offering  Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker

Belfast based Andor Technology has acquired US camera manufacturer Apogee Imaging Systems for $3.75 million in cash (€2.7 million). Andor, which devel(...)

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It’s nearly time to rumble with the Hard Working Class Heroes again. What began as a low-key, very underground showcase event with an unwieldy name in(...)

Danielle Haim of Haim

The summer of 2013 was a season of stellar musical highs from David Byrne and St Vincent at the Electric Picnic to Bruce Springsteen’s Irish tour to C(...)