Investigations mainly revolve around circumstances in which a €100,000 loan was given by former FAI chief executive John Delaney to the football association in April 2017. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The Football Association of Ireland board could face criminal sanction if an investigation into claims of failure to keep proper records finds any wro(...)

 John Delaney leaving the Carlton Hotel near Dublin Airport on Monday evening after a meeting with the board of the FAI. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Those who have paid any close attention to his career up will be reluctant to write him off but John Delaney’s days at the FAI do look to be over. Hav(...)

FAI president Donal Conway and FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arriving at Leinster House to give evidence to the Oireachtas Committee on Sport. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

FAI president Donal Conway told members of the Oireachtas Committee on Sport that the association’s current board would step aside if that was what it(...)

 John Delaney with  Pat Hickey, former president of the Olympic Council of Ireland, and Emma English in 2016. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

His “positive attributes were genuinely appreciated . . . and for good reason. However, his style of leadership was characterised by strong personal c(...)

Shane Ross has become what he railed against in his days at the Sunday Independent: a minister who is determined to buy the public’s approval with their own money

A press release landed in media inboxes on Wednesday from the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, which is presided over by Minister Shane Ros(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney. File photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Below are extracted highlights from the Government’s document detailing plans for the a no-deal Brexit next March. The full document can be read (...)

Never fully dressed without a scoop: swaggering tabloid editor Duncan Allen (Ben Chaplin) confronts his troops in the BBC drama ‘Press’.

January: As the year begins, the big question is whether 2018 will strive for credibility and enlightenment in an increasingly surreal world, or capit(...)

 Lorcan O’Connor,  an accountant, is currently head of the Insolvency Service of Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Tackling a €780 million pension shortfall and managing extensive properties are among the challenges facing incoming CIÉ chief executive Lorcan O’Con(...)

Shannon Airport: it will have to spend €10m on a baggage screening upgrade in line with EU rules

The chief executive of State-owned Shannon Airport has criticised the Government’s policy of not supporting it for infrastructure projects, calling it(...)

Conn McCluskey, chief executive, Active Ireland: ‘We believe it would be wrong to increase tax on physical activity given the need to get more people active in the country”

Irish sporting bodies have welcomed the increased allocation for sport in Budget 2019, an additional €15 million to go towards various projects and in(...)

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