A Coillte plantation near  Horse & Jockey in Tipperary. It has hired a former advisor to the Minister for Agriculture as its new chief executive.

Coillte, the State forestry and landowning company, has hired a former adviser to the Minister for Agriculture as its new chief executive. The (...)

NUI Galway  is critical of the “narrow” focus on road options

Planners have received some 1,000 public submissions on road routes identified for the controversial Galway city “bypass” project.The N6 Galway City T(...)

Clongowes hooker John Moloney throws in at a lineout during the warm-up to the Leinster    Schools Senior Cup quarter-final against St Michael’s at Donnybrook. Photograph:   Colm O’Neill/Inpho 2:37

World Rugby, formerly the International Rugby Board, is clear about head injuries. It says that if a player is suspected of having a head injury th(...)

Former Galway mayor and Independent Cllr Catherine Connolly has questioned why light rail was not considered by the planners. Photograph: The Irish Times

Galway Racecourse manager John Moloney has warned that most of the routes proposed for the city’s new bypass run through Ballybrit and could force the(...)

 Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The value of Irish food and drink exports could easily increase by 50 per cent over the next 10 years if the sector plans its expansion in a sensible(...)

 Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has asked 35 leading figures in the agri-food industry to work on the 2025 Agri-Food Strategy. Photograph: Eric Luke

An ambitious 10-year plan for the agri-food sector has been commissioned by Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney. He has asked 35 leading figures i(...)

John Moloney: announcement of new role came on the day the company announced it had agreed to sell its Robert Roberts and Kelkin food businesses. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

John Moloney, a former managing director of Glanbia, has taken over as chairman of DCC, an energy-to-technologies conglomerate, where he replaces reti(...)

A section of the crowd at Ballybrit Galway races. Numbers at the annual event were up by 13 per cent on 2013, but while gamblers may be back sipping champagne, they’re still betting cautiously. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Celebrating his long-shot victory at Galway Races, local lawyer Joseph O’Hara headed to the champagne tent to spend some of his €1,000 winnings.During(...)

WJ Lee guiding Pique Sous to victory at Leopardstown last September. The grey was favourite for the Galway Hurdle but has been ruled out of action for the rest of the season. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inphot

With just two days to the start of the 2014 Galway festival, ground conditions are near-perfect at the Ballybrit track although a mostly dry weather (...)

Pensions and innovation aren’t what you might call natural bedfellows. But investment advisory group Acuvest is set to test that perception with the f(...)