With the William Rowan Hamilton-inspired trophy for the US Ireland Research Innovation Awards were (from left): Mark Redmond, American Chamber; Laura Mahoney, Royal Irish Academy; Stephen Masterson, Ulster Bank and Anna Scally, KPMG.

A carbon-free electricity network for an American state, a low cost international money transfer system, faster drug development technologies, and adv(...)

Kyren Wilson beat Mark Allen to reach the quarter-finals of the World Championships. Photograph: Getty

Rising star Kyren Wilson is convinced he can become the first qualifier since Shaun Murphy to win the World Snooker Championship after booking his pla(...)

KPMG managing partner Shaun Murphy: “Continued economic growth has provided opportunities for Irish-based businesses to expand their operations.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fee income among Ireland’s top four accountancy firms rose by 16 per cent last year, new figures compiled by The Irish Times’ business database Top10(...)

Stuart Bingham gives a thumbs up to the crowd after losing his first-round match to Ali Carter  during day one of the Betfred Snooker World Championships at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire.

Stuart Bingham became the latest victim of the ‘Crucible curse’ as the man who lifted the trophy last May crashed out on day one of the Betfred World (...)

Mark Allen will be hoping to follow in the footsteps of US Masters winner Danny Willett at the snooker World Championships. Photograph: PA

Mark Allen has vowed to put himself into Crucible contention by taking inspiration from golf’s Masters champion Danny Willett. Keen golfer Allen pla(...)

The annual St Patrick’s Day celebrations in New York. While the big US cities have been vital centres for promoting Ireland on March 17th, other locations have come to the fore of late. Photograph: Jon Levy/AFP/Getty

With 140,000 people employed directly by US firms here, encouraging US inward investment has been a policy imperative for successive Irish governments(...)

Jack Guiney had returned to the Wexford hurling panel this season having been dropped for disciplinary reasons last year but has now withdrawn for personal reasons. Photograph: Inpho.

Wexford’s uneasy start to the Allianz Hurling League has taken another uncomfortable turn with confirmation that forward Jack Guiney is no longer part(...)

Greystones golfer Paul Dunne will undertake corporate appearances for KPMG. Photograph:  Todd Warshaw/Getty Images.

Irish golfer Paul Dunne, who turned professional last year, has signed a two-year sponsorship with global accounting and consulting group KPMG. The (...)

KPMG managing partner  Shaun Murphy.

Accountants KPMG have re-elected Shaun Murphy as managing partner in Ireland following a period of strong growth that saw revenue at the firm hit €30(...)

Thepchaiya Un-Nooh missed the black off its spot for a 147 against Neil Robertson at the UK Championships. Photograph: PA

Thailand’s Thepchaiya Un-Nooh missed out on a £44,000 (€62,000) windfall after failing to pot the final black when poised for a 147 break against Nei(...)