Paul Dunne: produced an amazing display at the British Open where he was co-leader with a round to go.  Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Nigel Edwards won’t feel pressure when he sits down this weekend to draw up the Walker Cup team to face the USA. When the 10 names are announced on Mo(...)

Sales in Dublin for the first half of the year were up by 42.8% – from 5,067 to 7,237

Property transactions for the first half of the year in the Republic are up by more than a third on the same period in 2014. However, it is less certa(...)

John Delaney’s general avoidance of journalists whose job it is to cover football does not inspire much confidence. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

“We’ve got a very open approach to the game. The members are very happy with how we run the game of football. We have an AGM every year, our accoun(...)

Arthur Russell, an accounting teacher at the Institute of Education, said higher-level accounting was “a fair, well-balanced paper, with one or two tricky questions which required students to think on their feet”. Photograph: Srdjan Srdjanov/Getty Images/iStockphoto

Leaving Cert students faced some unpredictable questions that required careful handling in their accounting exam, according to one teacher. “The pap(...)

Providence has a 43 per cent stake in the licence having recently agreed to assign a 15 per cent equity interest to Chrysaor Holdings

Irish-based oil and gas exploration company Providence Resources has said a recent 3D seismic survey undertaken at the Fel/114 licence in the northern(...)

Ireland’s Under 20s were beaten 25-3 by New Zealand ending their hopes of World Cup glory. Photograph: Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • June 11, 2015, 08:34

World Cup dream over Dreams of World Cup glory are over for Ireland’s Under 20s after they were beaten 25-3 by a very impressive New Zealand side in V(...)

The fan system, called ‘Druid’ is the second large prospect to be discovered in the region

Irish-based oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources has said a recent 3D seismic data survey has confirmed the presence of a large 400km Pal(...)

Pádraig Harrington: calculated a couple of weeks ago that he would need 25 world ranking points to make it into the top 60 and secure a place at Chambers Bay. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Pádraig Harrington will chase a coveted spot in the field of the 115th US Open when he tees it up on Thursday in this week’s PGA Tour event, the FedE(...)

For sale: but are all buyers welcome?

Cash sales are a familiar part of the landscape when it comes to second-hand goods. But houses? It caught The Block’s eye recently when a number of pr(...)

Nigel Carolan: “The World Cup is essentially five games in three weeks whereas during the Six Nations we had five games over two months. It’s very condensed, very intense.” Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Stripped bare of expectation Ireland begin their Under-20 World Championship campaign against Argentina next Tuesday afternoon in Parma fuelled not by(...)