Sam Bennett will be part of the Bora-Argon 18 team’s line-up for Sunday’s Classic, Milan-San Remo. Photograph: Inpho

Sam Bennett continues his bid to gain experience prior to his first Tour de France with the Irish sprinter set to make his debut in Milan-San Remo th(...)

Data mining: It’s hard to think of anything you can do these days – online or off – that doesn’t leave a trail of data crumbs

Some 18 months after the first NSA revelations by Edward Snowden, the outrage in Europe about US intelligence snuffling through our data has dropped f(...)

The GAA Annual Congress at the  Slieve Russell Hotel in Co Cavan saw 67 motions on the agenda.  Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

On a busy day with an agenda of 67 motions, GAA Congress approved the one-on-one penalty and also an advantage rule in hurling, both proposals of Liam(...)

Páraic Duffy addressing the GAA Congress: “Is broadcast policy impacting on attendances and club games? We’re showing two live games every Sunday.” Photo: Andrew Paton/Inpho

GAA director general Páraic Duffy has questioned whether the association should continue to make so many of its matches available for live broadcast.H(...)

Kilburn Gaels’ hard-fought semi-final victory over Cappataggle. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Anyone familiar with Jimmy Murphy’s play The Kings of the Kilburn High Road will be aware of the generations of young Irish emigrants who moved to nor(...)

A Limerick secondary school principal has described strike action as a “draconian measure” as schools around the country remain closed for the second time in two months. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A Limerick secondary school principal has described strike action as a “draconian measure” as schools around the country remain closed for the second (...)

Luke “Ming” Flanagan:  had a voting rate of 16 per cent.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Independent MEPs Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan and Brian Crowley have the worst voting record among Irish MEPs at the European Parliament, new figures show. Da(...)

Celtic’s James Forrest scores his side’s second goal during the Scottish Premier League match  against St Mirren at Celtic Park. Photograph:  Danny Lawson/PA

Celtic 4 St Mirren 1Scott Brown scored an early double as Celtic moved six points clear in the Scottish Premiership with a dominant 4-1 victory over (...)

The investment-fund package will need approval of EU nations and the European Parliament, although the EIB will be able to start some operations ahead of final approval

More than one thousand potential projects have been identified by the European Commission for inclusion in its €315 billion investment programme, the (...)

Ryan Mullen: “It’s been a great year for me and that’s down to the experience I’m getting with the team. Photograph: Inpho

The An Post Chainreaction Seán Kelly team has confirmed that it will retain the services of Ryan Mullen in 2015, despite the advances of other teams a(...)