Shane MacCarthy and Andy Thompson won the GP14 UK National Championships.

A rare Irish victory at the GP14 UK Nationals has been achieved by Wicklow dinghy duo Shane MacCarthy and Andy Thompson for only the second time in 5(...)

 Lewis Hamilton  celebrates winning the British  Grand Prix at  Silverstone, his third success in his home race. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton won the British Grand Prix in a race that was like a transfusion of fresh blood for the much-criticised sport. It was Hamilton’s third (...)

A Ferrari 250 GTO from the personal collection of Pink Floyd drummer Nick Mason

When the hammer came down on the black Ferrari 250 GT California, the rise and rise of the celebrity classic car was confirmed. Once owned by James C(...)

 Nico Rosberg   locks up approaching turn two next to Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton during the Russian Formula One Grand Prix in Sochi, Russia. Photograph: Paul Gilham/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton is determined not to let the spectre of double points on offer in the final grand prix impact on his mindset over the final few weeks o(...)

 Britain’s Lewis Hamilton  pats his  Mercedes  car after his triumph at the  Chinese  Grand Prix at the Shanghai International Circuit. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Lewis Hamilton’s dominance of the 2014 Formula One season continued on Sunday when he won the Chinese Grand Prix, his first hat-trick of victor(...)

Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes in action during qualifying at the Chinese Grand Prix at the Shanghai International circuit. Photograph: Srdjan Suki/EPA

Lewis Hamilton will line up on pole position for Sunday’s Chinese Formula One Grand Prix after putting in a storming lap in treacherous conditi(...)

Long gone logos (from top): Digital Equipment Corporation; Sun; Silicon Graphics; Netscape; Burroughs; RCA; and Control Data Corporation

They were some of the biggest, most powerful, most innovative and most influential companies of the digital age. Many were big Irish employers (...)