Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave. Photograph: Eric Luke/Irish Times  Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The company behind the Web Summit has announced plans to move the annual tech expo from Dublin to Lisbon from next year. The move comes as a blow to p(...)

Donal Vaughan and Ger Cafferkey are both back in the Mayo line-up. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The most obvious windows of opportunity for Sligo would appear to be bolted shut going into tomorrow’s Connacht final. They were the last county to d(...)

Sligo’s Cian Breheny has been in good form since his move to midfield. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sligo’s young midfield duo may well have been the catalysts for a mid-season turnaround but their shortcomings under the kickout cannot be ignored. T(...)

David Kelly, seen here getting the better of Roscommon’s Seán McDermott, was part of a two-man full-forward line for Sligo on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sitting in Markievicz Park on Saturday evening brought to life this little debate I had been having with myself leading into the championship. I was w(...)

An injured person is treated on the Lansdowne Road pitch after violence broke out during the match at Lansdowne Road. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Some of us who were caught up in the Lansdowne Road riots of 20 years ago feel lucky to have escaped from it unscathed. It was an unconscionable brea(...)

Republic of Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan holds off the challenge of England’s   Daniel Sturridge during the friendly international  at Wembley Stadium in May 2013. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Football Association of Ireland has announced that the prestige friendly international between the Republic of Ireland and England will kick-off a(...)

Preparations for the web summit  under way in the RDS, Dublin, as the technology conference opens its doors to the public  today. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

When the first Web Summit took place in 2010, it didn’t register on many people’s radars. Founded by Paddy Cosgrave, Daire Hickey and David Kelly, it (...)

 Cathal McInerney is one of Cratloe’s established county players as they prepare to face Waterford champions Ballygunner. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Connacht Club SFC q-f Tubbercurry (Sligo) v Aughawillan (Leitrim) Markievicz Park, 2.00 Fresh ground for both these sides, neither of whom (...)

This year will be the third Christmas Day in a row for which gardaí will seek  a ban on the granting of alcohol licences for many parts of Donegal. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Gardaí in Co Donegal have said they will be objecting to drinks licences for pubs and clubs which plan to open on Christmas Day.Traditionally clubs ha(...)

Robbie Brady putting kids through their paces at an FAI Summer Soccer Schools Golden Camp in Gannon Park, Malahide, yesterday. Photograph: Sportsfile

There’s David Kelly’s hat-trick against Israel in 1987, but not too many players can claim to have topped Robbie Brady’s senior debut, where a goal an(...)