(From left) Fergus Finlay, Joanna Fortune, Kieran Mulvey and Aine Lynch of the Stop Out-of-Control Drinking campaign. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A controversial campaign group funded by drinks giant Diageo which aims to tackle binge drinking has opted not to support a ban on alcohol sponsorship(...)

Ireland boxing head coach Billy Walsh has been offered a post with the US women’s boxing team. Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

The Irish Sports Council (ISC) has confirmed in a statement a version of events that may have pushed Ireland head coach Billy Walsh away from Irish bo(...)

Labour Relations Commission  chief executive Kieran Mulvey said every effort would be made to resolve  issues between Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus and workers’ unions before the end of the week.  Further strikes at the bus companies are scheduled this  Friday and Saturday. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

New talks aimed at averting further strikes at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann scheduled to take place on Friday and Saturday are likely to continue for a (...)

Bus Eireann coaches parked in Phibsboro Bus Depot during a 48 hour strike by Siptu and the National Bus and Rail Union members in Dublin Bus and Bus Eireann. Normal services resumed on Sunday.

As Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus services returned to normal on Sunday after a 48-hour work stoppage, business leaders maintained that the strike had had(...)

Bus drivers on strike in the rain at the Phibsborough depot in Dublin on May 2nd.

Business organisations said their trade has been significantly damaged, particularly in urban areas, due to the continuing bus strike . The 48-hour wo(...)

Members of the trade unions Siptu and the National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) on the picket line at the bus depot in Phibsborough. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The focus in the bus dispute has turned to avoiding five more planned strike days in the coming weeks.Hundreds of thousands of passengers will be left(...)

Demonstrators from Siptu, also including some anti-water charges protesters, make their way down O’Connell Street on the evening of May 1st, 2015. Photograph: Liam Ryan/The Irish Times

Several thousand demonstrators including union members took part in a protest rally in Dublin city centre on Friday against the privatisation of certa(...)

From the start the omens did not look good for a last minute deal to avert the scheduled strike at Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann.For the last few days th(...)

Owen Reidy, of Siptu leaving the Labour Relations Committee. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw 2:30

Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann is set to sue trade unions for losses incurred as a result of the 48-hour strike at the companies on Friday and Saturday.Th(...)

Kieran Mulvey, Chairman, Irish Sports Council says that increased funding will increase participation and enhance high performance - A total of €8.16m will be invested in 22 Performance Plans which will support Ireland participation at the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Payday for the 59 national governing bodies of Irish sport - and with the Rio Olympic countdown well underway, Government funding for 2015 is up on la(...)