For a really great drive, golfer Paul McGinley heads to Dublin’s coast Paul McGinley is back in his hometown of Dublin, one of his favourite parts of the world. Pictured here at Portmarnock Hotel and Golf Links, the area is a firm favourite with the golfer. Photographs: Conor Mulhern

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Tokyo 2020: Ireland’s rowing revolution strikes Olympic gold Gold medallists Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy of Team Ireland pose with their medals at Sea Forest Waterway  in Tokyo, Japan. Photograph: Naomi Baker/Getty Images

Paul O’Donovan and Fintan McCarthy get just reward for singles sculls domination

House-building bounces back with completions at pre-Covid levels The local electoral area  of Blanchardstown-Mulhuddart had the most completions at 185 in the second quarter of the year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

More than 5,000 new dwelling completions recorded in Q2, CSO figures show

The need for on-demand learning in people management is being met at NCI The next programmes commence in September, but she advises people to apply early. “The two courses are open for applications at the moment. They filled up very quickly last year and we had to draw up waiting lists. People should apply before mid-August to be sure of getting a place

Courses on human capital management and on facilitating the creation of a good organisational culture are relevant for those dealing with the impact of the pandemic

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