Gladys Ganiel: “Show up, put in the work, keep at it day after day even just doing a little bit and you’ll get there.” Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho

Gladys Ganiel of North Belfast Harriers ran 2.38:53 in the Seville marathon last weekend, making her one of five Irish-qualified runners to post a tim(...)

The company said it was currently pursuing a policy of geographic and sectoral diversification with resources being deployed on developing business in the UK and in the Caribbean, where Denis O’Brien’s telecoms firm Digicel has a large foothold

The Denis O’Brien-owned infrastructure and utility support services company Siteserv, which recently rebranded as Actavo, is forecasting turnover of a(...)

Dozens of Kenyan athletes stormed the athletics federation headquarters in Nairobi earlier this month, locking out officials and demanding that top Athletics Kenya (AK) bosses step down following allegations of graft and doping cover-ups. Photograph: Noor Khamis/Reuters

Kenya, facing scrutiny from world anti-doping officials and criticism that it is not doing enough to tackle the problem, has banned seven mo(...)

Katie Taylor has won four Irish titles in previous years, all were secured on walkovers and she has never had to compete in the ring for the title.

More than three years after winning the gold medal in the London Olympic Games, Katie Taylor’s impact on women’s boxing has finally taken eff(...)

Annie Slattery of ConX: “Aussie builders love the Irish”

Moving to Australia has become a rite of passage for many young Irish people. For Annie Slattery, it also led her into a whole new career assisting(...)

The Big Slide:  a temporary structure in Stratford for children

When is architecture not architecture? When it gets involved in designing playgrounds for children? Enables social transformation in run down urban(...)

Dean Walsh, Joe Ward and Michael Conlon, all in European Championships  semi-final action on Friday. Photograph: Pat Murphy/Sportsfile

Michael Conlon is through to the European Boxing Championships final after a dominant win over fiery Italian fighter Francesco Maietta in Samokov, Bul(...)

Mark Pollock at the ‘fail better’ exhibition in Trinity’s Science Gallery last year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Adventurer Mark Pollock, who was left paralysed after falling through the upstairs window of his friends house, is in line for multi-million-pound com(...)

Mark Pollock is suing friends after the Irish adventurer fell out of a second-floor window whilst staying at their house. Photograph: AFP

A blind Irish athlete and adventurer who was left paralysed after falling from a second-floor window whilst staying with friends is suing them for mil(...)

Ireland’s super-heavyweight Dean Gardiner beat Italy’s Guido Vianello at the Crystla Hall in Baku to make the quarter-finals of the European Games. Photo:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A long and tiring day for the Irish boxers down at Baku’s Crystal Hall has ended on the perfect winning note for both Dean Gardiner and Adam Nolan – w(...)

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