The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has said it has no interest in acquiring the share of the Aviva Stadium owned by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI). File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has said it has no interest in acquiring the share of the Aviva stadium owned by the Football Association of Ire(...)

“Grassroots football must not suffer because of mistakes made at the top of the greasy pole,”  Minister for Sport Shane Ross said. File photograph: Alan Betson

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) sought an €18 million “bailout” from the Government earlier this week, Minister for Sport Shane Ross has sai(...)

The FAI’s severe financial problems began to emerge following the departure of former chief executive John Delaney earleir this year. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said there is “no question” of a bailout for the Football Association of Ireland being agreed at crisis talks to be(...)

Minster for Sport Shane Ross. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The FAI is expected to lay bare the extent of its financial plight on Thursday when its accounts for 2018 are published at a press conference in Dubli(...)

A cycling group has told TDs it regularly receives reports of  intimidation towards cyclists. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Dublin Cycling Campaign has said it is extremely concerned at the level of verbal and physical harassment towards people who cycle. The group told th(...)

Sport Ireland says more time will be needed to complete an investigation into the FAI’s finances ‘in light of developments in recent days,’ and that it will be seeking more material from the FAI.

The first in-depth look at the finances and corporate governance of the Football Association of Ireland has been delayed, The Irish Times has learned.(...)

John Delaney’s payout, according to well-placed sources, will take place in a single transaction. File photograph: Inpho

John Delaney’s deal with the Football Association of Ireland does not indemnify the former chief executive against future actions that may arise from (...)

Dr Diarmuid Torney: ‘I stopped eating meat, I try to avoid buying plastic and I try to buy local food wherever possible’

You work on policy and law related to climate change. What sparked your interest in this area? “It was when I was at the University of Oxford looking (...)

Sport Ireland chairman Kieran Mulvey and chief execuitve John Treacy at Leinster House ahead of an Oireachtas committe hearing, last week. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

People within the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) need to “come to the fore” and take up senior positions to reform the organisation, the chairm(...)

Former FAI chief executive. Photo : Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Former junior sports minister Patrick O’Donovan has defended describing the former FAI chief executive John Delaney as being “always a great man to br(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »