Jenny Taaffe: “We are perceived in the market as a bigger brand than we are so I think our brand perception is exceptionally strong for the size.”

iZest Marketing was established five years ago by Jenny Taaffe. The Dublin-based digital marketing agency’s client list ranges from iConnect and Fáil(...)

Dr David Connolly of Dundalk FC with Kieran Loughran, chief executive of Headway,  at the launch of a concussion awareness programme in Dublin on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Universal protocols for dealing with sports-related concussions should be introduced to prevent instances of serious injury and even death, a campaign(...)

Guinness PRO12, RDS, Dublin, Leinster v Edinburgh: Leinster’s Ben Te’o takes for Lenister. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Today’s European Champions Cup final in Lyon is the near inevitable consequence of the Anglo-French carve-up of the quarter-finals. This, in turn, was(...)

Parkview House at Beech Hill Office Campus

A fully let office building, Parkview House at Beech Hill Office Campus in Clonskeagh, Dublin 4, has been sold for just under the €1.35 million asking(...)

Leinster’s Ian Madigan will be facing Toulon’s Mathieu Bastareaud more often next season when he joins Bordeaux-Bègles. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In the face of the ever increasing financial muscle of the French and English clubs, these are challenging times for Irish rugby. But amid a wave of c(...)

An advertisement for 50, Jurgen Klinsmann during the USA’s training session in the Aviva. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing

As Ireland look to redeem themselves or as manager Martin O’Neill puts it; “get back to winning ways” against the USA in tonight’s international frien(...)

Ireland fullback Rob Kearney is hoping to get more game-time against Georgia on Sunday. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The IRFU have stemmed the tide. What could have been a flood of leading players departing for France has turned into a trickle. Johnny Sexton slipped (...)

Pat Lam: “We all have a job to do and I will do mine to the best of my ability.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

JOHN FALLONConnacht coach Pat Lam has refused to get involved in a war of words with Rob Penney after the Munster coach claimed that the signing this(...)