Donegal’s Colm McFadden holds off Cork defenders during the All-Ireland semi-final in 2012. The meetings between the sides have been important staging posts in their respective fortunes over the last six years. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

It is easy to forget, now that Dublin seem to be All-Ireland favourites for always and evermore, that not too long ago Cork were regarded as the smart(...)

Management at University College Cork has approved a merger with the Irish Management Institute (IMI) in a deal estimated at €20.5 million, according(...)

 Conor McHugh of DCU: his side will take on   UCD in the first of Friday’s Sigerson Cup semi-final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

According to some experts Conor McHugh is entering the perfect storm – Sigerson Cup finals, promptly followed by the under-21 championship, with Allia(...)

Jan O’Sullivan: The presidents have written to the Minister saying any attempt to “resurrect” the Universities Amendment Bill could do serious damage to the higher education sector. Photograph: The Irish Times

The presidents of the seven universities have written to the Government expressing dismay at plans to introduce legislation which they claim will allo(...)

Comedian Dara Ó Briain and Crónán Ó Doibhlin,  Head of Special Collections, Archives and Repository Services, UCC inspect a cpy of George Boole’s ‘The Laws of Thought’. The book centred on his famous theory of logic and probabilities and has heavily influenced mathematics for modern  computer systems. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Comedian and science aficionado Dara Ó Briain paid his respects to mathematician George Boole at the weekend when he visited University College Cork t(...)

 Eoghan O’Gara of Dublin surrounded by Donegal men at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Dublin 2-10 Donegal 0-11 A terrific Jack McCaffrey goal seven minutes from time clinched a first win of the 2015 Allianz Football League for Du(...)

Michael Murphy of the Positive Farmers group said many farm families would have “serious cash flow difficulties” this year, particularly if the milk price did not recover. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Dairy farmers have been warned to avoid the “social carnage” experienced in Victoria, Australia, when farmers lost control of costs as they expanded.(...)

DCU manager Niall Moyna was axed and then reinstated - but DCU will be delighted to have his experience on their side ahead of Saturday’s clash with UUJ. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It’s been nearly 10 years since Niall Moyna led DCU to their first ever Sigerson Cup title in 2006. A fresh faced Bryan Cullen captained that team and(...)

The Donegal players during the National Anthem before their victory over Derry. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Donegal 1-15 Derry 0-12Donegal turned around a first half deficit to earn a satisfying opening day victory against Derry in MacCumhaill Park in the Al(...)

Minister of State with responsibility for European affairs and data protection Dara Murphy will launch the two-day seminar in Brussels.

Irish data researchers are proposing a European Union “magna carta for data” that would create a new a new policy and legislative framework for data e(...)