Liam Ó Maonlaí, Tim Edey and Kevin Burke

The first time Kevin Burke and Liam Ó Maonlaí encountered one another was two years ago on the University of Washington campus in Seattle, where Ó Ma(...)

Jurys Inn: the Ireland and UK-focused hotel group boosted its performance by targeting more high-value corporate guests. Photograph: Adrian Brown/Bloomberg News

The Dublin-headquartered Jurys Inn hotel group is believed to be on course for a near 10 per cent surge in its revenues in 2015, after posting an 8 pe(...)

Joe Duffy and Brendan O’Carroll in Mrs Brown’s Boys D’Movie.

RTÉ One is turning to a perennial ratings favourite Mrs Brown’s Boys to underpin its Christmas schedule. The commercially successful but critically (...)

The Jurys Inn hotel on Custom House Quay in Dublin: the brand will change in May next year

The Jurys Inn hotel on Custom House Quay in Dublin is to be rebranded as a Hilton Garden Inn in a move that will cost about €5.5 million. It is the(...)

CIA director John Brennan, whose own email account was breached by hackers. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

As the world continues to absorb the full impact of the murders of dozens of civilians by Islamic State attackers in Paris, officials on both sides (...)

Michael McCann: The former Antrim player and Cargin midfielder says he was bitten in the incident that sparked a mass brawl during the Ulster club clash. Photo: Jonathan Porter/Presseye/Inpho

Cargin centrefielder Michael McCann has insisted he was bitten by a Crossmaglen player during Sunday’s Ulster club SFC quarter-final. The former Antri(...)

Crossmaglen joint-manager Oisinn McConville is satisfied none of his players were guilty of biting Cargin’s Michael McCann and sparking a mass brawl during Sunday’s Ulster championship game. Photograph: Inpho

Crossmaglen joint-manager Oisin McConville has denied allegations one of his players bit a member of the opposition during his side’s 2-15 to 0-13 win(...)

Central Intelligence Agency director John Brennan: Wikileaks claims that it has obtained his personal emails and was about to make them public. Photograph:  Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images

WikiLeaks said on Wednesday it would release emails from CIA director John Brennan’s personal AOL account. The account was compromised on Monday by ha(...)

The Kerry luxury hotels business owned by the billionaire Liebherr family from Germany boosted sales last year as the tourism market recovered, although the group still recorded losses of €6 million.

The Kerry luxury hotels business owned by the billionaire Liebherr family from Germany boosted sales last year as the tourism market recovered, altho(...)

 John Brennan, who said  Jurys Inn Group had “outperformed the market” by 2 or 3 per cent for the past few years. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Jurys Inn hotel brand is to be extended to a further eight properties in the UK owned by Lone Star’s Amaris Hospitality division, as part of a £10(...)