Brexit is seen as the main challenge to Irish forestry. Photograph: iStock

The State’s forestry industry is likely to invest around €250 million in coming years as it prepares for a period of major expansion. A new trade bod(...)

Dublin’s Cian O’Sullivan. Manager Jim Gavin eyes up becoming only the fourth team to win four-in-a-row. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

Carlow  Manager: Turlough O’Brien (4th year) Odds: All-Ireland 1000/1; Leinster 300/1 Next up: v Louth, O’Moore Park, 13th May, 2.0 Does Bren(...)

Heritage is a huge strength of family businesses and family affiliation can be levereged to connect with consumers. Think of “Old Mr Brennan” of the family company, Brennans Bread.

From your morning cup of Barry’s Tea to the Flahavan’s Porridge Oats you ate for breakfast – possibly sourced from Dunnes Stores or SuperValu – to you(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh made his presence felt when he came of the bench against Cavan at Healy Park, Omagh. Photograph: Inpho

SATURDAY [Fixtures at 7.0] Division One Kerry v Dublin, Stack Park, Tralee [eir sport Xtra 1] – Eamonn Fitzmaurice could be forgiven for being exasp(...)

As Monaghan’s most potent attacking player, Conor McManus has been targetted by opponents. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

SATURDAY Throw-ins at 7.0 unless stated Division 1 Down v Dublin Páirc Esler Lives Setanta Sports It was after a defeat here four years ago th(...)

Carriglas Manor: a fresh lease of life may come under new ownership

Carriglas, on the outskirts of Longford town, was one of those crazy Celtic Tiger developments that, in hindsight, looks rather silly today. Will it g(...)

Portlaoise 1-15 Longford Slashers 3-7 (after extra-time): Portlaoise were forced to dig deep in extra-time to take a two-point win over Longford Slash(...)

Oulart the Ballagh’s Eoin Moore in action. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

TODAYMunster SFC semi-final: Dr Crokes (Kerry) v Loughmore-Castleiney (Tipperary), Dr Crokes GAA, Killarney, 2.0 – The shifting landscape of the AIB c(...)

Fermanagh manager Peter Canavan: he will have figured out much of the errors that led to the June loss to today’s opponents Cavan. Photograph: Inpho

Armagh v Leitrim Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, 5pmA fly on the wall could do a better preview. It is so hard to know where a team’s collective mindset is (...)