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Continental’s new  SportContact7 is a high-performance tyre which is why we were using a high-powered Porsche to stretch it to its limits.

It’s the sudden compression that gets you. That rollercoaster feeling as you hit the top of the crest, hang for a fraction of a second, before plungin(...)

Construction is an area that has traditionally seen demand rise and fall based on the property market. Photograph: iStock

When you’re picking a course, the most important consideration is whether you’ll enjoy studying this topic for three or four years. But it also makes(...)

Edward ‘Weary’ Dunlop on Anzac Day 1991 at the commonwealth war cemetery in Thailand. Photo: Robert Pearce/Fairfax Media via Getty Images

As a boy, when I first saw Japan play they were called the Cherry Blossoms. It was their first ever Test match against Australia at the Sydney Cricket(...)

Tale of bringing home a white mouse. Photograph: iStock

The MV Innisfallen plied between Cork and Fishguard in Wales, a journey I made as a child every June or July during the 1950s. My parents had moved to(...)

Unit 21 Fonthill Business Park comprises a detached headquarter facility of 8,013sq m (86,252sq ft) on a site of 1.65 hectares (4.07 acres)

DCC subsidiary, Exertis Ireland, has laid the groundwork for the expansion of its operations with an agreement for a new headquarter facility at Font(...)

British trainer  Ed Dunlop on John Leeper: ‘He is an inexperienced horse, but what I was pleased to see today was that he has been very relaxed doing the whole thing.’ Photograph: Michael Dodge/Getty Images

Ed Dunlop has conceded it looks like Irish-trained horses have a “stranglehold” on Saturday week’s Epsom Derby but is preparing to lead the home defe(...)

The workforce at the Ford motor company in Cork

RTÉ catches a lot of flack over the uneven quality of its scripted drama and comedy but one genre at which the broadcaster has long excelled are docum(...)

Sports Direct CEO  Mike Ashley:  Among the many brands he  owns are Carlton, Dunlop, Donnay, Lillywhites, Slazenger, Karrimor, Campri, No Fear, Kangol, Firetrap, House of Fraser and Newcastle United Football Club. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

In a crazy nightmare that spun out of control this week, Sports Direct was confused with direct provision. Two systems that barely meet basic needs an(...)

Our nearest neighbour in space has been part of human culture since time immemorial. File photograph: Getty

Reading through Galileo’s work Sidereus Nuncius you get a sense of not just the thrill of discovery, but of a keen eye seeing Earth’s sculpted landsca(...)

Michael Dunlop is comforted on the podium by his girlfriend Jill after winning the 250cc race at the North West 200 just two days after his father Robert was killed during practice for the same race. Photo: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker

It was no different from the usual race start. He took off down the road, his feet skiing along the ground, others leaning forward to stop the front w(...)

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