Prof Niamh Brennan, programme director of the diploma in corporate governance at the UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School. Photograph: Tony Gavin

Corporate governance has moved out of the boardroom and the classroom and on to the front pages over the past number of years. High-profile problems i(...)

Former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland Pat Hickey, is still awaiting a court date to face ticket-touting charges in Brazil. Photograph: Getty Images

Pat Hickey is about to lose his presidency of the European Olympic Committees (EOC), no matter what the outcome of the still pending ticket-touting ch(...)

The Irish men’s Hockey team at the Rio Olympics last year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

One of the reasons identified for the Irish men’s side qualifying for Rio was an enhanced scientific approach to preparation for the qualifying tourna(...)

Ireland’s boxers, including Michael Conlan, failed to win any medals in Rio. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Irish boxing has taken a major hit for failing to reach its Rio Olympic targets, the Association’s high performance funding cut by €200,000 on the 201(...)

The operators of St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin have come under fire from the HSE and the Dáil Public Accounts Committee over the payment of additional sums to senior executives. Photograph: Dave Meehan

An executive of St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin received a €575,000 payout after leaving his post early following controversy over top-ups to senior sta(...)

Clockwise: Helen Dixon, Ruth Negga, Maeve Higgins, Marian Keyes, Sharon Horgan

Business & entrepreneurship Ciara Donlon Entrepreneur and CEO, Theya Healthcare It has been a rollercoaster three years for Ciara Donlon(...)

Hockey is now a bona fide Olympic sport and Ireland aim  to  qualify two teams for Tokyo in 2020.

Rob Johnson’s election on to the executive committee of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) last week arrives at a timely moment for hockey and inde(...)

The vote was cast and the result announced with surprising serenity. And so began a quiet revolution within the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI). An(...)

Sarah Keane said she wants to encourage the smaller sporting federations during her term. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The new president of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has said she plans to rebuild the integrity of the organisation during her term. Sarah Kea(...)

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Around Christmas time of last year, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan gave an address which was Lincolnian in its intent if no(...)

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