Six Nations matches such as Ireland’s Grand Slam win in 2018 may not be available on free to air TV in the coming years. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

The American poet Gil Scott Heron famously promised that the revolution would not be televised. Recent events suggest that Irish rugby might soon be a(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross at Fernhill Gardens, Sandyford in his former constituency. Photograph: Alan Betson

Mattie McGrath no longer stays over at Shane Ross’s house. The recently re-elected Tipperary TD and freshly defeated south Dublin Minister were once (...)

Brian Kerr: “I don’t have an ideal job [in mind] and I’m not setting myself up for a job. I’ve had previous offers in football and not taken any of them.” Photograph:   Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Having spent 15 years on the outside peering in, Brian Kerr had plenty of pointers for Roy Barrett when he accepted a recent invitation to meet with t(...)

Goodbody managing director Roy Barrett, who  has recently been named chairman of the FAI

Goodbody Stockbrokers scrapped cash bonuses for staff last year to save millions of euro and underpin the group’s earnings and value, at a time when i(...)

No sector of the game will suffer, it is said, while some, such as women’s football and the League of Ireland, are to receive substantially increased funding. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Barely a month after the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) went to the Government seeking a package of cash or guarantees worth the €18 million it(...)

The Government’s commitment under the rescue plan consists of a doubling of the FAI’s Sport Ireland grant, from €2.9 million to €5.8 million, for the next four years. Photograph: Inpho

A rescue package worth more than €30 million has been agreed for the Football Association of Ireland. The majority of the package will come in the fo(...)

Minister of Sport Shane Ross: ‘We have had very dark days in recent times. Some days I thought we would never get to where we are now.’ Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has promised a “new milestone and a new dawn” for Irish football after a rescue package worth more than €30 million was (...)

From left to right: Finian McGrath, Ruth Buchanon, John Halligan and Shane Ross on the campaign Trail in Ballinteer, Co Dublin.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

There is usually a decent amount of time between the break-up of a boy band and the first reunion tour, the timing of which has a lot to do with a nee(...)

FAI HQ in Abbotstown. The organisation released their accounts on Friday which showed that they have debts of €55 million. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The government has approved an rescue package worth €19.2 million as part of a wider plan to save the Football Association of Ireland (FAI), which was(...)

Prof Niamh Brennan, founder and academic director of the UCD Centre for Corporate Governance.

Recent events in aircraft maker Boeing and closer to home in the FAI have once again highlighted the importance of high standards of corporate governa(...)

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