Brian Cody (left) and Eamon O’Shea (right) are accidental coaches in a way, facilitators and nurturers of talent who do not pretend to know more than they do. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Malcolm Gladwell is at it again. This time destroying some of the myths about the Mafia, and given his typically unexpected conclusions, offers a theo(...)

Paul Curran is finally fully recovered from his hip trouble and ready to push for a place on the Tipperary team for the All-Ireland championship. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The seasons get more complicated. That is something Paul Curran has discovered. All of this year, he has been juggling. At home, the delight of a firs(...)

Men’s Javelin competitor Terry McHugh in action at the Sydney Olympics. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

When it seemed another week of nothing but high praise for Brian O’Driscoll sounded a bit repetitive, along came some reminders of what it mean(...)

Discounted electricity and gas have been available to hundreds of thousands of Irish consumers for years but most people have chosen not to avail of them.

The arrival of Energia into the residential energy market this week is to be welcomed if only because increased competition tends to be a good thing f(...)

Energia operates two major generating power stations in Dublin and a number of wind farms throughout the country

Energia, which currently has a 28 per cent of the business electricity and gas market across the island of Ireland, has entered the residential market(...)

Gary Ryan, retail director, Energia and Pat Kenny. Newstalk has announced that Energia is to sponsor the Pat Kenny Show, which starts next Monday on Newstalk. Photograph: Jason Clarke Photography

Newstalk’s €1 million advertising campaign for The Pat Kenny Show may be imploring RTÉ listeners to “move the dial” in its direction, but the show’s s(...)

Ian Thom, chief executive of Viridian: “We will want to be competitive against the market. You have got be price competitive, otherwise you won’t get off first base.” <QA0>
photograph: paul moane/aurora pa

Irish energy group Viridian has an indirect connection with an offbeat bit of legal history. A month ago, part of its biggest shareholder, Bahrain-bas(...)

It’s been cold outside and Irish tillage farmers everywhere are casting a nervous eye toward the rain clouds. Approaching the harvest se(...)