Trainer Philip Fenton (left) and solicitor Ken Molan arrive at Carrick-on-Suir District Court in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The fallout from Philip Fenton’s conviction for possession of anabolic steroids and other banned substances has dealt a further blow to Irish racing’s(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern. Photograph: Courtpix

AN engineer and businessman has claimed he was the victim of a “devastating fraud” in which his accountant and others allegedly misappropriated €7.9mi(...)

Jonathan Irwin, founder and chief executive of the Jack & Jill foundation. Photograph: Frank Miller

The trouble with living a packed life is that at least some of the things that happen along the way will be unpleasant. It’s something Jonathan Irwin (...)

Ireland’s Jack Grealish clashes with Ermin Alic of Montenegro in an under-21 tie earlier this year. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

A strong afterglow from the Republic of Ireland’s strong start to the Euro 2016 qualifying campaign is poised to burn brighter by the probable enlisti(...)

Christoph Mueller: rumour of appointment takes off in Malaysia. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Is Christoph Mueller, the outgoing Aer Lingus chief executive, really about to take off to become the new boss of Malaysian Airlines? It seems like a (...)

As one of the stand-out business figures of his generation , Richard Branson’s story has been well aired. Moreover, with an autobiography, Losing my V(...)

The 2009 The Girls of Ryanair Calendar. Michael O’Leary says new Ryanair “family friendly” love does not involve inviting paying customers to ogle scantily clad staff for charity. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Ryanair calendar’s dead and gone. Unlike O’Leary, it’s in the grave. “Ryanair’s ‘Offensive and Sexist’ Bikini Girl Cabin Crew Calendar Scrapped” s(...)

Ryanair has called time on its calendar of cabin crew in bikinis.The low-fare airline’s chief executive Michael O’Leary told Today FM that the calend(...)

Jason Colbert of ‘Bitesize’. Cork City. Pics: Emma Jervis

Gourmet canapé company, Bitesize, was set up by Jason Colbert and Lynda O’Riordan in 2005. It is based in Midleton in east Cork, where it employs 12 p(...)

British student Hannah Graham (right), who vanished recently after a night out, and Hunter S Thompson (left), who wrote about children living in a “kingdom of fear”.

It is a typical Monday morning in the small, suburban Californian town – village, really – that we now call home. As I drop my kids to school, the new(...)