Tyrone’s Conor Clarke holds off the challenge of Tipperary’s Alan Campbell during the qualifier at Semple Stadium on Saturday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Tyrone 0-19 Tipperary 0-7 In Semple stadium, of all places, Tipperary’s promising football summer ended with a 0-12 to 0-1 second half blitz.(...)

Sean Cavanagh helped Tyrone to a comfortable win over Tipperary in Thurles. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary 0-7 Tyrone 0-19 Tipperary manager Peter Creedon stepped down in the wake of this 12 point defeat after four seasons in charge. Creedon cited(...)

Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave: renting in Dublin “sucks”.

Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave is on a hiring spree. In a blog post this week he said the business had employed 100 people over the last year, (...)

Colin O’Riordan: was magnificent in last May’s under-21 All-Ireland final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Tipperary v Louth Semple Stadium, 2.45 Underage evidence suggests Tipperary are the coming force in Munster. We’ve heard that before ab(...)

David Coallier:  “All over Ireland now we are producing great indigenous tech companies that are taking on world markets.”

Cork-based web security start-up Barricade is to create 35 jobs, with the positions expected to be filled by the end of the year. The new jobs will b(...)

Phridge Team: winners of the 2014 PCH Hardware Hackathon. photograph: alan betson

Product development and supply chain management firm PCH International will run a third hardware “hackathon” in Dublin this week. Participants will be(...)

Tipperary’s Colm O’Shaughnessy and Jimmy Feehan celebrate after the final whistle. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 0-14 Dublin 0-12Injury-time points from Steven O’Brien and Kevin O’Halloran sealed a dramatic first ever Eirgrid All-Ireland U-21 football c(...)

 The 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China recently. The NPC, the annual gathering of senior Communist Party cadres from all over China to listen to the leadership’s plans for the next 12 months, was a more muted affair than in previous years, but it gave valuable signals as to what kind of business environment Irish companies can expect in future. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

Recent weeks have witnessed two events that affect Ireland’s trade with the world’s most populous continent. China’s National People’s Congress (NPC e(...)

Prime minister Li Keqiang said China will lower the annual GDP growth target to about 7 per cent from 7.5 per cent, the slowest in 22 years. Photograph: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Bloomberg

For decades now the conventional narrative on China has been massive inflows of capital for manufacturers to take advantage of the cheap labour and ex(...)

Fab.com is a design based ecommerce site selling everything from beds to carpet tiles to gadgets.

PCH, the technology supply chain business founded by Liam Casey, has acquired US-based ecommerce design website Fab. com. The acquisition is part of P(...)