Wayne Byrne and Eoin Casey of OxyMem, overall winners in The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photography

The historic baroque architecture of Royal Hospital Kilmainham in Dublin played host to 3D presentations and a host of high-tech new innovation(...)

Pat Daly, Principal Research Officer, Teagasc, with Liam Kavanagh, MD of the Irish Times; Timothy Brundle, Director of Innovation University of Ulster; Dr Marion Boland, Head of Post Award Programmes Directorate, Science Foundation Ireland; Aidan Gough, Strategy and Policy Director, InterTrade Ireland; Professor Frank Roche, Deputy College Principal, UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School,  in the Irish Times Building on Tara Street Dublin for the first round of the Irish Times/ InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2014.  Photograph: David Sleator

The 18 finalists in this year’s Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation awards comprise a varied mix of start-ups, third-level spin-offs, and well-es(...)

 GAA director of games development & research Pat Daly says there is much much food for thought for anyone interested in coaching Gaelic games in the 15 research presentations at the National Games Development Conference’s research forum at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The old argument that running laps of the field and sprinting up steep hills will never be bettered by slick modern training methods may already be(...)

Sport is worth €2.4 billion to the Irish economy, and supports more than 40,000 jobs. There is thus a case to be made for Ireland playing a key role i(...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill has strongly endorsed the black card sanction, which comes into effect in football next month, as equally applicable to hurling

GAA president Liam O’Neill has strongly endorsed the black card sanction, which comes into effect in football next month, as equally applicable to hur(...)

 John Mullane, Waterford, in action against Clare’s Pat Donnellan during the GAA GPA All-Stars game in Shanghai. Photo:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

2012 All Stars 10-4 2013 All Stars 6-13The end of term feeling was in evidence on Saturday at Shanghai rugby club in Pudong. As is traditional to All (...)

Limerick’s Paul Browne playing for the GAA GPA All Stars 2013 shoots goalwards under pressure from Galway’s Iarla Tannian of the 2012 side during an exhibition match at Shanghai  RFC in  China. Photograph:   Ray McManus/Sportsfile

2012 All Stars 10-4 2013 All Stars 6-13: The 2012 All Stars held out for a narrow, three-point, win against their 2013 counterparts at Shanghai rugby (...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill said that the great voluntary work done in schools and clubs was more important to  Dublin’s progress than the level of financial support. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The GAA president Liam O’Neill has paid tribute to the development work of the last 20 years that led to Dublin’s historic Leinster hurling title. (...)

Michael Murphy of Ireland tackles David Wojcinski of Australia during the International Rules Series between Australia and Ireland at Etihad Stadium on October 28, 2011 in Melbourne. Photograph: Mark Dadswell/Getty Images

The GAA have not been approached officially or informally by the AFL about the possibility that this year’s international rules series could be(...)

St Brigid’s Shane Curran celebrates at the final whistle of the All-Ireland club semi-final against Crossmaglen. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Though the world is wide and you can see a lot of it lying on the flat of your back, maybe the last thing anyone expected Shane Curran to see w(...)