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(...)

Clarke’s Soaps, handmade in Dublin

I could start off this week’s column with a Grinch-like list of gifts that the nation’s gardeners are hoping not to find under the tree this year ((...)

Alexander Kristoff of Noraway and Team Katusha celebrates as he wins the 15th stage of the 2014 Tour de France, a 222km stage between Tallard and Nimes on Sunday. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

While usually the game of cat and mouse in the final kilometres of a flat stage of the Tour de France between pursuers and pursued is clearcut, the(...)

G4S employs 3,000 people in Ireland, and it is the country’s largest security provider. The London Stock Exchange listed company has 600,000 employees worldwide. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg via Getty Images

G4S, the British security services firm, is one of at least three privately owned companies who plan to bid next Friday for JobPath contracts that (...)

Katie Taylor: has two fights in 24 hours in Dublin and home town Bray.

The road to Rio begins tonight in the Mansion House for Irish lightweight gold medallist Katie Taylor. The Bray 27-year-old meets American number thre(...)