Imtech headquarters in Gouda, the Netherlands. Photograph: Bas Czerwinski/AFP/Getty Images

The private equity fund that backed the buyout of parts of the former Quinn Group last year is poised to swoop on the Irish arm of troubled Dutch eng(...)

Jonathan O’Driscoll (22), at back, with his younger twin brothers, Patrick and Tommy (9).

Twin nine-year-old boys attacked while changing out of their school clothes at their home in Charleville, Co Cork sustained more than 40 stab wounds e(...)

A Paddy Power advertisement depicting Roy Keane as Scottish warrior William Wallace. Photograph:  Paul Sharp/Sharppix

Roy Keane has become embroiled in another legal tussle, this time by starting a lawsuit against the bookmaker Paddy Power for mocking him up as Willia(...)

Jennifer Payne congratulates her husband Edward Payne, Ballymoe, Castlerea, Co Roscommon,  the 2014 winner of the FBD-sponsored Teagasc Student of the Year award at The Merrion Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: John T Ohle Photography

It’s time to start attracting non-farmers into agricultural education because of the expected shortage of workers on dairy farms, Minister for Agricul(...)

The farm in Newtownshandrum, Co Cork where Paula Dinsberga was killed. Photograph: Provision

An eight-year-old girl was killed instantly after she suffered severe trauma to her spine when she was hit by the front loader of a tractor on a farm (...)

 Ghost writer Roddy Doyle and Roy Keane poses for photographs at the Aviva Stadium with the book: Roy Keane The Second Half. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Roy Keane on his options once he knew his career at Old Trafford was over. Real Madrid offered me a year and a half deal. Everton wanted me to go to t(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy and Roy Keane at training in Saipan. Photograph:   Andrew Paton/Inpho

“He came. He saw. He went home.” So ran the tag-line of the box office smash hit comedy I, Keano, an epic musical melodrama about a Roman legion prepa(...)

The High Times Growth Fund aims to raise $200 million to $300 million to invest in the legal marijuana industry. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

It was high times at a high society hotel when a new cannabis-focused private equity fund took its fundraising pitch to a big agricultural conference (...)

Westmeath’s Gavin Hoey under pressure from Dublin’s Declan O’Mahony and Kevin Nolan during last Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup match at Cusack Park, Mullingar, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Inpho

Such is the sudden onslaught of fixtures this month that Dublin football manager Jim Gavin is anticipating as much trial as error, and he’s not alone.(...)

Jim Gavin receives his Philips Sports Manager of the Year award from Cel O’Reilly (Managing Director Philips Ireland) and Michael Ring TD, Minister of State for Sport, at a function in the Shelbourne Hotel. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In a reverse of 1995, Dublin football manager Jim Gavin saw off Clare hurling manager Davy Fitzgerald for the Philips Sports Manager of the Year award(...)