Billy Walsh: has overseen spectacular success for Irish boxers in his years as head coach. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Given how cheaply and meekly the Irish State surrendered its sovereign status in recent years, it really should be no surprise that this sorry mess of(...)

 Ireland head coach Billy Walsh: has overseen a golden period of success in Irish amateur boxing.  Photograph:  Pat Murphy/Sportsfile

Darren O’Neill, who captained the Irish boxing team at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has described the possible departure of Irish boxing head coach(...)

Helen Hannigan: in the double with Monika Dukarska

After the longest ever pre-season for the Ireland international system, the final trial comes this weekend at the National Rowing Centre in Cork. Ther(...)

Backstage at 24 Hour Plays: stage managers work out lighting and musical cues during tech rehearsals. Photograph: Peter Crawley

Leaving home at 6am on a freezing Sunday earlier this month, after less than an hour of sleep and dressed in a makeshift uniform of black clothing (...)

Gary Keegan and Feidlim Canon of Broken Talkers. Photograph: Drragh Kane

In the latest instalment to The Arc, our collaborative theatrical project with Dublin Theatre Festival, Gary Keegan and Feidlim Cannon of Brokentalker(...)

Wicklow farmer David Ryan has chartered a Volvo 70 footer that stands a real chance of beating the course record for the 704-mile Round Ireland Race next month. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Sustained efforts to ensure strong turn-outs for some of the biggest fixtures in the calendar appear to be paying off as the main summer season prepa(...)

Target McConnells executive chairman Gary Brown, Amie Peters, head of direct mail at An Post and Cooley Distillery founder Dr John Teeling, pictured ahead of the An Post Grow Your Business conference in Croke Park

They’ve met the competition; they’ve faced the judges and now the journey of 24 Irish entrepreneurs battling it out for the EY Entrepreneur of the Yea(...)

‘Boys and Girls’ by Dylan Coburn Gray

Let’s lay most of the criticisms of theatre being created by young theatre makers on the fist-thumping table: they are arrogant; post-dramatic form pa(...)