Cork: “They beat Clare in the championship last year so they have match-winners when they are on the ball,” says JJ Delaney.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There is no Cork hurling crisis. Honest. We know this because two Kilkenny men told us so. That temporarily trumps the worrying comments made by Cor(...)

Cork players, led by Paul Kerrigan,  take to the field in Semple Stadium, Thurles. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It doesn’t have to be the case but generally the – increasingly rare – championship shock is a zero-sum game: great joy mirrored by profound despair. (...)

Cork and Tipperary in action at Thurles. Given the size of the county and the number of clubs in it, Cork should be competitive every year.  Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

It’s Friday and Cork hurling’s latest issue is still in the media. Cork GAA crises have certainly filled a lot of column centimetres since this millen(...)

The Irish League of Credit Unions and the individual credit unions each has one director and one trustee on the Cusop board. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The man leading the drive to introduce an electronic payments service allowing credit unions to compete more effectively with banks has been replace(...)

The developer claims if permission is secured the wind farm will generate substantial electricity for up to 30 years, 225 construction jobs and 60 long-term jobs, and some €3.5 million for local projects over its lifetime

An engineer has lost his High Court challenge over the planning procedure adopted for a proposed wind farm near his home at Kells, Co Meath. Ms Justic(...)

An engineer has lost his High Court challenge over a proposed wind farm near his home at Kells, Co Meath. John Callaghan had claimed a”fundamentally u(...)

It is alleged An Bord Pleanála decided the proposed development has “strategic infrastructural status” which means a planning application can be made directly to the board with no public involvement in the environmental-impact assessment

An engineer opposed to a proposed wind farm in Co Meath claims the development has a “fundamentally unfair” planning procedure. He said there is no (...)

I read your article in The Irish Times. You did not deal with the issue that many people who only deal with credit unions have. Why should somebody pa(...)