Goodbody Stockbroker boss Roy Barrett, who is known to be publicity-shy despite his status in the world of finance, would have to deal with the public profile associated with the FAI position.

One of the best-known stockbrokers in the country has been lined up for a key role with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI). Roy Barrett, who i(...)

Republic of Ireland manager Mick McCarthy is paid €1.2m  a year by FAI. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It would be a “welcome” gesture if Mick McCarthy, the manager of the Irish senior men’s soccer team, took a cut in his €1.2 million salary in light of(...)

The report was delayed after Sport Ireland decided to expand its scope to examine the severance package given to John Delaney as part of his agreed exit from the FAI earlier this year. File photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

One of the first in-depth investigations to report on the finances of the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has been referred to the Garda. In a (...)

John Delaney arrives with other FAI officials to attend the  Oireachtas Committee on Transport, Tourism and Sport at Leinster House. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Fine Gael TD Noel Rock has promised to explain to colleagues on the Oireachtas sports committee a series of texts he exchanged with then FAI chief exe(...)

BBC handout photo of Leave campaigner Arron Banks (right) who is being investigated by the National Crime Agency for “suspected criminal offences” committed during the Brexit referendum. Photograph: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

Controversial Leave campaigner Arron Banks has insisted there is “no Russian money and no interference” after a criminal probe was launched into the s(...)

Facebook said on March 20th it is ‘outraged’ by misuse of data by Cambridge Analytica. Photograph: Getty Images

Mark Zuckerberg has admitted that Facebook “made mistakes” in its dealings with Cambridge Analytica as one of the social media giant’s former employee(...)

Facebook: Mark Zuckerberg, the company’s chief executive. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

Mark Zuckerberg should appear before British MPs and “stop hiding behind his Facebook page”, a politician has said, after it was revealed a British da(...)

Tim Cook has sad fake news is “killing people’s minds”.

Fake news is “killing people’s minds” and a vast campaign is needed to combat the phenomenon, Apple boss Tim Cook has said. The chief executive of on(...)

 Minister for Communications Denis Naughten and the former minister for justice Alan Shatter brought forward a Bill against touting in the early part of the last decade when they were both Fine Gael TDs, but it did not make it past committee stage. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Government Minister Denis Naughten has said he will recommend to the cabinet that it supports a Private Members’ Bill outlawing ticket touting. Mr N(...)

Sir Brian Leveson has insisted that he will not interfere in the stand-off between politicians and the press over regulation reforms. The judge said i(...)

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