Munster coach Anthony Foley: gets his first chance at playing his full-strength side. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Munster will roll out their big guns for Zebre on Friday night as coach Anthony Foley goes in search of his first home win.Paul O’Connell, Conor Murra(...)

Coach Anthony Foley with several Munster players at a squad training session at  CIT, Cork. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Munster’s injury woes are mounting ahead of the start of the new season with news that Keith Earls has suffered a knee injury that will sideline him (...)

Irish entrepreneur Philip Martin who has used crowdfunding sites Linked Finance and Crowdcube to raise money for a burrito bar and a tortilla manufacturing venture

Zack Brown’s potato salad is taking the internet by storm. But it’s not just any potato salad. It may well be the world’s most expensive. Earli(...)

The committee’s recommendations on better access to finance for SMEs have been largely welcomed by the business community

Independent verification of lending rates across the banking sector is one of 25 recommendations contained in a new report on access to finances for S(...)

Incoming  Munster coach  Anthony Foley will be assisted by Mick O’Driscoll, Brian Walsh, Ian Costello and Jerry Flannery. Photograph: Dan Sheridan / Inpho

Munster have confirmed Brian Walsh, Ian Costello and Jerry Flannery as the latest members of Anthony Foley’s management team ahead of the 2014/15 seas(...)

Conor Murray and Ian Keatley receive instructions from Munster head coach Rob Penney during training this week. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster have drafted Conor Murray, Keith Earls, CJ Stander and BJ Botha back into their starting line-up for tomorrow night’s Rabo Pro12 semi-final in(...)

Munster coach Rob Penney (right): questioned the value for Irish rugby of Connacht signing major international stars. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Munster coach Rob Penney has claimed that Connacht have an unfair advantage in signing big foreign imports because they do not face the same restricti(...)

South African CJ Stander in full flight: “Munster gave me a chance, and I came here to play for Munster and then the possibility of one day playing for Ireland popped up.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Three weeks ago, CJ Stander sat on the bench for the fifth time in the Heineken Cup. He expected to maybe get 15 minutes or so. Less than 20 mi(...)

Paul O’Connell will captain Munster, in the absence of Peter O’Mahony, against Toulon in the Heineken Cup semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Facing up their ninth away semi-final out of 11, and their seventh away to a French team, Paul O’Connell was adopting his classically downbeat mode(...)

Andrew Trimble: in the mix for player of the year.  Photograph: Rob Hardie/Press Eye

Having made significant contributions as Ireland captured the Six Nations title, Peter O’Mahony, Andrew Trimble and Devin Tone(...)