Irish golfer Rory McIlroy who has started legal proceedings against three defendants, including his former management firm Horizon Sports Management. Photograph: PA

Golfer Rory McIlroy’s action against his former agent, Horizon Sports Management, is to be fast-tracked in the big business division of the High Court(...)

SIPTU President Jack O Connor said savings can be made by increased tax on wealthy and through savings from  the promissory notes deal. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government is seeking to open a second round of talks with unions despite warning the public sector unions that it would enforce pay cuts. (...)