The RDS wants to increase its main arena capacity from 18,500 to about 25,000 to host Leinster Rugby’s Pro 12 and European home matches, along with the Dublin Horse Show and outdoor concerts. Photograph: David Sleator

Redeveloping the main stadium at the Royal Dublin Society’s grounds in Ballsbridge is expected to cost about €35 million, its chief executive Michael (...)

Damien Comer scored a second-half goal for Galway in their Allianz Football League Division Two game against Roscommon at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph:   James Crombie/Inpho

Roscommon 1-10 Galway 1-14 A deserved victory for a physically stronger Galway team has left the Division Two promotion and relegation battles on a kn(...)

The winning design for the refurbishment of the RDS, which the society are hoping to fund through their cash resources, naming rights and a sports capital grant.

Having last week announced the winning design for the refurbishment of its stadium, the Royal Dublin Society is now examining ways of financing the €(...)

Eoin Doyle: he has scored 25 goals in all competitions for League One outfit Chesterfield this season. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

Eoin Doyle’s future was finally resolved last night when the Irish striker, who has scored 25 goals in all competitions for League One outfit Chester(...)

Image from the winning entry in the competition for the €20 million redevelopment of the RDS arena. The winner was a consortium made up of Newenham Mulligan and Grimshaw Architects. Photograph: Newenham Mulligan/Grimshaw via Leinster Rugby

The Royal Dublin Society and Leinster Rugby have announced the winner of an international design competition for a €20 million redevelopment of the RD(...)

Derry City manager Peter Hutton. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Derry City manager Peter Hutton says he expects English Championship side Brentford to make a firm offer for Michael Duffy over the coming days after(...)

Peter Thiel, co-founder of Paypal, in conversation on centre stage during day three of the Web Summit. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA Wire

U2 frontman Bono closed the Web Summit yesterday, to much less fanfare than that which greeted PayPal and Tesla co-founder Elon Musk last year. The p(...)

Paddy Cosgrave: “Most tech conferences can be a bit stale, but we try to inject a bit of fun into the technology conference.”

The final morning of the Web Summit saw hordes of attendees, many visibly weary from Wednesday’s Night Summit events, file back in to the RDS for the (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny rings the bell to officially open the Nasdaq  from the Web Summit at the RDS in Dublin, with  Paddy Cosgrave,  founder of the Web Summit, and Adam Kostyal,  head of European listings at Nasdaq.  Photograph: Barbara Lindberg

Web Summit founder Paddy Cosgrave has apologised to the thousands of attendees at the technology conference for continuing wifi problems.He took to th(...)

High Court rules engineer is entitled to challenge Laois County Council over selection policy of personnel to carry out tests. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

An engineer is entitled to challenge a county council’s practice of only using its own personnel to carry out tests on the suitability of soil for was(...)