The National Aquatic Centre at Abbotstown, Blanchardstown, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

An 11-year-old boy nearly drowned four years ago in a Dublin swimming pool, the Circuit Civil Court has been told. Barrister Tracy Ennis Faherty to(...)

Tom LyonsThe state body responsible for Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre has withdrawn its appeal of a scathing judgement by Justice Max Barrett in th(...)

Dublin Waterworld director John Moriarty: “I wonder how much more of taxpayers’ money is going to be wasted by this quango on ridiculous litigation.”  Photograph:  Domnick Walsh Photography

The State body responsible for Dublin’s National Aquatic Centre knew from 2002 “what the law required it to do” in relation to the treatment of a €10(...)

Minister of State for Sport Michael Ring said the new body would continue to promote, develop and co-ordinate sport in Ireland. Photograph: Frank Miller

Government policy to cull and amalgamate quangos continued in the Dáil yesterday with the introduction of legislation to create a new agency called S(...)

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring believes the GAA were wrong to move Sunday’s All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay to Limerick. Photograph:  Frank Miller

The GAA has come in for further criticism for staging the All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay in Limerick rather than Dublin, this time from the Ministe(...)

Ireland’s  Nicolas Roche is back in action in Northern Spain tomorrow.

Although he finished the three-week Tour de France last Sunday, Nicolas Roche is already back in action again tomorrow when he lines out in the Clasi(...)

Philip Maguire: the founder and chief executive of both IT Alliance and Auxilion

The concept of software as a service is not new nor is that of virtual remote IT support services, but what makes the Auxilion offering unique (...)

Dublin hurler David O’Callaghan and some enthusiastic friends at yesterday’s official opening of the all-weather pitches at the National Sports Campus, Abbotstown. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Just off the first roundabout after entering the National Sports Campus at Abbotstown is a large sign directing traffic towards the GAA pitches, befor(...)

The National Aquatic Centre at Abbotstown in Dublin. Dublin Waterworld Ltd entered into a lease in 2003 to operate the centre but a dispute later arose about whether VAT was payable on the lease. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The former operator of the National Aquatic Centre is claiming more than €30 million losses and damages over being pursued by a State-owned company fo(...)