Feichin Mulkerrin at the storm-damaged graveyard on Inishark Island. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

When Micheál Ó Suilleabháin witnessed his name carved in stone as builder of Inishark’s slipway and pier, he may never have imagined a series of Atlan(...)

Donal Óg Cusack was at the launch in Croke Park of the Celtic Champions Classic, an 11-a-sIde hurling tournament to be played at the Notre Dame University campus in Indiana, USA , in October. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

First rule of hurling is you do not talk about hurling. Donal Óg Cusack is determined to alter that notion by promoting the game away from these shore(...)

“Frank Flannery, the businessman and Fine Gael fundraiser who chairs the forum on philanthropy, called on the Department of Finance to ‘look with new eyes at this area and to do all it can to stimulate growth within it’. What Flannery means is tax breaks for big charitable donations.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Last week the Government launched its campaign to encourage philanthropy. One Percent Difference seems to be a broad church, aimed at everything from (...)

Apple chief executive  Tim Cook appearing  before a US Senate  committee  in  May. Rather than apologise for managing Apple in a way that reduced its tax bill to staggeringly low levels, Mr Cook  almost seemed surprised that the panel did not want to congratulate him for doing his job so well. Photograph: Jason Reed/Reuters

Ethics and business are uneasy bed fellows at the best of times. Most business people would consider themselves to be ethical, but many act in ways th(...)

Jim Rohr of PNC Financial Services Group claims that there is no real appetite in the Obama administration to reform the way US corporations are taxed

The fall-out for Ireland of controversy about the amount of tax paid by Apple and other US multinationals will be muted, according to one of America’s(...)

From left: Jeremy Fitch of Invest Northern Ireland; Margaret Hearty of Intertrade Ireland; partner in charge of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year programme Frank O’Keeffe; and Pádraig Ó Céidigh, founder of Aer Arann and chairman of the judging panel. Photograph: Maxwells

Twenty-four businesses ranging from financial services and technology to agriculture and manufacturing are the finalists in this years Ernst &a(...)

Sanita Puspure: Ireland’s only women’s rowing success at London Olympics.  Photograph: Inpho

There certainly is a very different feel to the international system in Ireland under high performance director Morten Esperse(...)