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(...)

 Derry’s Dean Jarvis and Drogheda’s Cathal Brady in action at the Brandywell. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty / Inpho / Presseye

Derry City 5 Drogheda United 0Minus the services of five first- team players due to suspension, Drogheda United were put the sword at the Brandywell, (...)

France’s Roger Bost, with Poker Des Dames, competes in the Serpentine Speed Stakes. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

One of the leading American horses, Blue Angel – by the former Billy Twomey Nations Cup and Grand Prix winning stallion Luidam – showed her class yest(...)

 Jessica Springsteen (USA), daughter of Bruce Springsteen, on Davendy S, in the Speed stakes No 1. Entries for the horse show’s 125 competitions and classes were up by 5 per cent this year. Photograph: Eric Luke

Both the number and the quality of events being booked at the RDS premises in Ballsbridge are increasing as the economy improves, its chief executive(...)

Preparations for the Discover Ireland Dublin Horse Show get under way at the RDS in Ballsbridge yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

There has been a great focus on anniversaries in recent months but one notable one passed without much fanfare earlier this year. The first Dublin Ho(...)

International rider Nicola Fitzgibbon on Eliot and barbershop singers at the RDS for the launch of this year’s Discover Ireland Horse Show. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Dublin Horse Show is expected to inject more than €43 million into the local economy this week, with around 100,000 people due to attend the five-(...)