Tommy Bowe: has become a familiar figure on our television screens having embraced a media career   following his rugby career. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tommy Bowe is on the road. Work, a weary daily beat of Belfast, Dublin, Dublin, Belfast. “Tired but I’m good. It’s all go,” he says, unbroken by the (...)

Munster’s Joey Carbery in training ahead of the province’s Champions Cup opener with Exeter Chiefs. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Champions Cup: Exeter Chiefs v Munster Sandy Park 3.15pm (Live BT Sport) A couple of weeks ago Leinster coach Stuart Lancaster ran through the relati(...)

Dr Florian Maisonneuve  during senior science class at the Nord Anglia International School. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

It’s 7.45am and traffic is crawling. You pass the sprawling new European headquarters for Microsoft and the gleaming offices of global firms such as M(...)

Nord Anglia International School Dublin is set to open its doors in Leopardstown this September and will charge up to €24,000 for day pupils.

The arrival of the country’s most expensive school is a sign of what private education providers hope will be a major new growth area: children of mob(...)

Daniel Dass:  Former Belfast Royal Academy pupil will captain Cambridge University   against Oxford University  at Twickenham. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Three Irish players, and another, Conor Kearns who was educated in Ireland, will be involved in Thursday’s Varsity match between Oxford and Cambridge (...)