Jamison Gibson-Park has risen up the Ireland pecking order. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Stuart Lancaster believes that a change of mindset has facilitated Jamison Gibson-Park’s development into a Test level scrumhalf. During Conor Murray’(...)

“Priority overload is one of six patterns of team dysfunction.”

It is that time of year. Holiday rota chaos, inventory mismanagement, deadline anxiety, strained relationships. And that is just at home. The same pr(...)

Irish brothers Edward, Harry and Frank Sheehan were killed in separate bombing missions during the war. Photograph: Irish in Europe group

Three Irish brothers who died while serving in the Canadian air force during the second World War have been remembered at a memorial service in Belgiu(...)

A “mini-brain”.  Researchers point out the huge gulf that still separates organoids (mini-brains) and real human brains in terms of their size, organisation, complexity and ability to communicate with the outside world

Madeline Lancaster opens the door of a fridge-sized incubator in her lab at the University of Cambridge’s biomedical campus. On its gently gyrating sh(...)

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board  has said  no formal briefings on the whip will  be carried out at Leopardstown and the Curragh this weekend. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Racing’s regulator has pointed to June’s incident-free Irish Derby festival as an example of how the whip needs not become an issue in the upcoming Ir(...)

A voter leaves the polling station at Llyswen and Boughrood community hall in Llyswen, during the Brecon and Radnorshire byelection on Thursday. Photograph:  Ben Birchall/PA Wire

Boris Johnson faces his first electoral test today as voters go to the polls for the Brecon and Radnorshire byelection. The mid-Wales constituency ha(...)

 Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley is “actively considering” how and when external facilitation could play a constructive role in efforts to restore political dialogue in the north.   Photograph: Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP/Getty Images

Karen Bradley is “actively considering” how and when an external mediator could play a “constructive” role in attempts to re-establish formal powersha(...)

Leinster assistant coach Stuart Lancaster at the Aviva Stadium earlier this month. Photograph: ©INPHO/Billy Stickland

For once Leinster appeared periodically ill at ease in Toulouse, light years removed from the “comfortable in chaos” ethos that Stuart Lancaster has a(...)

A ruined Berlin in 1945. An Irish company has been honoured for its VR film on a bombing raid in the second World War.  Photograph: Fred Ramage/Keystone Features/Getty Images

An Irish company’s virtual reality recreation of a British bombing raid in the second World War on German capital Berlin featured in the Venice Film F(...)

 Garry Ringrose: recovering following an operation on his ankle. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster coach Stuart Lancaster believes Garry Ringrose is already showing willingness to make a return after an operation on his ankle, which will ke(...)

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