Gordon D’Arcy and Aoife Cogan at the Ireland Funds Annual Fundraiser in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, where the former Irish Rugby International was honoured. Photograph: Collins

For the first time in 16 seasons Gordon D’Arcy will not be involved in the Six Nations rugby championship this weekend. Instead, he was honoured yest(...)

 Donal Skehan: “What really struck a chord with me is the importance of creating long-term positive habits and routines, which is something I had struggled with before”

The Irish Times/Potentialife Be Your Best programme has come to an end after nine months. Potentialife saw a diverse group of Irish Times readers and (...)

 Keith Wood: former Ireland captain will features in TV3’s coverage of the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Rugby World Cup, Red Rock and Big Brother feature prominently in TV3’s autumn-winter schedule. New programmes will include a documentary se(...)

One of Ireland’s all-time great fullbacks Hugo MacNeill. He will be a member of the oversight board

The IRFU’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup could, if successful, benefit the Irish economy to the tune of €800 million plus.The union has announ(...)

Hugo McNeill, former Irish full back and head of Goldman Sach’s operations in Ireland; Rob Kearney, current full back and Mark Cunningham, managing director of business banking at Bank of Ireland, at The Irish Times/Potentialife Be Your Best event. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Friday afternoons are not well known for peak concentration levels so it was perhaps a little ambitious of The Irish Times/Potentialife team to sch(...)

Angus Ridgeway of Potentialife, Hugo MacNeill of Goldman Sachs and Tim Arnold of Hailo at the ‘Be Your Best’ workshop in the ‘Irish Times’ offices. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When he learned that there was no positive behavioural psychology programme that could be shown to actually work, Tal Ben-Shahar (44), an American-(...)

The Ireland team lines out ahead of their Rugby World Cup win over Romania at Lansdowne Road. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Ireland’s bid to stage the 2023 Rugby World Cup is set to be officially unveiled on Friday.Officials from the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) will (...)

Andrew Trimble has been honoured as the 2014 Player of the Year at the 28th Guinness Rugby Writers of Ireland Awards in the Guinness Storehouse, there(...)

A sign for US bank Goldman Sachs on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.The latest accounts for Goldman Sachs Ireland Finance Ltd show the company paid a dividend of $50 million to its parent firm last year. This compares with a payment of $150 million in 2012. Photograph: EPA

A Dublin-based subsidiary of global investment bank Goldman Sachs that handed back its Irish banking licence last year made a loss of $1.8 million (...)

 St Pat’s vs Cork City recently: Winning the league was worth about €475,000 to Pat’s in prize money and European payouts. Photograph: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Garrett Kelleher, the developer who just won’t give up on his plan to build a 2,000ft spire in the middle of Chicago, had a few interesting points to (...)