Datalex chief executive Sean Corkery. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

The acting chief executive of beleaguered travel software provider Datalex has been appointed to the role on a permanent basis. Sean Corkery, previo(...)

It is commonplace to see Jim Gavin mentioned together with Stephen Cluxton (pictured) and county CEO John Costello as the most influential people in the quest that was completed last Saturday. Photograph: Tom Honan

The five-in-a-row done, what is Dublin’s place in history? The obvious answer is that this will be up to others to judge. From here on ground zero, th(...)

Total Kickboxing chief instructor master Liam Whelan, who has been involved in the sport since the 1980s

Liam Whelan is the chief instructor at Total Kickboxing in Sandyford, Dublin, and has been involved in martial arts since he was 12 years old. Having (...)

 Minister for  Sport Shane Ross said that “if corporate kings or queens retain positions of power for too long, they can develop bad habits”. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

FAI president Donal Conway’s decision to seek re-election to the post is “mind-boggling”, Minister for Sport Shane Ross has said. Mr Ross accused Mr(...)

Dublin players celebrate another Leinster title – the county’s ninth success in ten years.   Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The biggest favour the GAA as an organisation did for Dublin is not the 11 per cent of games development funding disbursed to the county last year but(...)

Those meeting recommended physical activity targets are more likely to have positive mental health and less likely to have negative mental health.  Photograph: iStock

The first published study to show that physical activity can reduce cardiovascular disease appeared in the November 28th, 1953, issue of the Lancet me(...)

Michael O’Reilly became the first Irish athlete to be sent home from an Olympics for failing a doping test. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Irish middleweight Michael O’Reilly has been banned from boxing for four years for testing positive for a performance-enhancing anabolic steroid. O’R(...)

Paul O’Donovan is lifted into the air after winning gold in the men’s singles scull at the World Rowing Championships in Florida. Photo: Detlev Seyb/Inpho

The two gold medals won by Ireland at the World Rowing Championships lifted the heart of rowing people and swept memories back to Lucerne in 2001. At (...)

Sport Ireland chairman Kieran Mulvey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey and its current president Sarah Keane. Photographs: Collins/The Irish Times

The thrust of many questions at the Oireachtas committee meeting to consider the Moran Report revolved around how former OCI president Pat Hickey surv(...)

The Women’s Rugby World Cup: tournament will see an unprecedented amount of anti-doping testing. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

As the 12 teams gather for their final preparations in Dublin and Belfast, World Rugby have warned that the Women’s Rugby World Cup 2017 in Ireland wi(...)

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