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All Black players Nepo Laulala, Sam Whitelock and Liam Squire, at the site of The Hauntings Solider sculpture at St Stephen’s Green.  Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

No country was further away from the fighting in the first World War than New Zealand, yet few were so disproportionately affected. In many sites acr(...)

South Africa spent hundreds of millions on stadium infrastructure for the 2010 World Cup that would have no real future value or usage after the event. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images
Playing the perfect host

While they can impact greatly in economic terms and there are also huge benefits for society in general, major sporting events are not always a positi(...)

“We are asking everybody to culturally invest in women in sport. By boosting participation, attendance and media coverage, women’s sport will become more visible.” Photograph: iStock
Getting women off the sidelines

At the end of last year, creative content studio owner Sarah Colgan was dashing out the door to get her kids to training. It was a scenario familiar i(...)

Dublin star Brian Fenton at the launch of Dublin GAA’s new jersey at AIG’s head office in Dublin in October. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile
Everyone’s a winner

Earlier this year, US insurance company AIG extended its sponsorship of Dublin GAA for five more years in a deal that includes men’s and women’s footb(...)

‘Haunting Soldier’: Created in 2017 in Dorset, England, from bits of scrap metal, this monumental installation is temporarily located (as above) at St Stephen’s Green in Dublin. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Few art works associated with the first World War are as impressive as the Haunting Soldier. Created in 2017 in Dorset, England, from bits of scrap m(...)

Bupa entered the Irish private medical insurance market in 1997, exiting again in 2006. Photograph: iStock

UK-based healthcare group Bupa does not plan to re-enter the Irish health insurance market under a plan to set up a new Irish-regulated company to dea(...)

Bupa is reportedly preparing to move its European health insurance business to Dublin as it prepares for Brexit.

UK-based healthcare group Bupa is reportedly preparing to move its European health insurance business to Dublin as it prepares for Brexit, more than a(...)

Dublin’s Philip McMahon celebrates in front of Hill 16 after Dublin’s victory over Tyrone. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Much of the steam produced by the annual championship draws has evaporated at this stage because of two influences: the new format in hurling, which m(...)

 Brian Fenton in the new Dublin jersey: “From a management point of view they never address twos-in-a-row, threes-in-a-rows, fours-in-a-rows.” Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Just a few hours before the first shots are fired in the 2019 championship with the provincial draws in RTÉ, a number of Dublin players came to the he(...)

First State is the latest in a line of names to announce a move ahead of the UK’s planned departure from the European Union. Photograph: Tom Honan

Australian investment group First State Investments is set to follow Legg Mason and Hermes Investment Management in shifting a portfolio of assets to (...)

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