Irish agri-tech start-up Cainthus has developed technology that can identify cows using facial recognition and monitor their health and wellbeing, tracking their food and water intake, behaviour patterns and heat detection.

Irish agri-tech start-up Cainthus has strengthened its management team, with Steve Kickert taking on the role of chief operating officer. Mr Kickert(...)

The only one who seemed well-prepared and asked a succession of erudite, intelligent questions – and who seemed genuinely interested in the answers – was Sinn Féin senator Pádraig Mac Lochlainn (pictured, with microphone, in 2017). Photograph: Alan Betson

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  Martin Hayes, Minister for Culture, Josepha Madigan  and actress Denise Gough, opening the inaugural Culture Ireland Global Ireland 2025 Conference Photograph: Julien Behal

At the Global Ireland culture conference in Dublin Castle on Thursday, which looked at how to increase Ireland’s global footprint through culture, one(...)

Camille O’Sullivan and band during their residency at the Irish Arts Center

In a Greek restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, a group are discussing their Irishness. DNA testing kits are big in the United States, prom(...)

There’s a rich, belly-deep tone underpinning fiddler Aidan Connolly’s debutthat magnetically draws the listener into its ambit. Where fiddle and fiddl(...)

Founder of US-based animal health company Alltech, Dr Pearse Lyons, runs the accelerator with Dogpatch Labs. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Two Irish firms are among 10 start-ups that have been selected from more than 180 applicants for an agritech accelerator to be run by Alltech and Dogp(...)

Celtic’s Callum McGregor celebrates scoring his sides third goal during their 3-1 win over Dundee United at Tannadice. Photograph: PA

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Dundee United were reduced to nine-men but held out to take Celtic to a Scottish Cup quarter-final replay after their 1-1 draw at Tannadice. Photograph:  Craig Halkett/PA Wire.

Dundee United 1 Celtic 1Dundee United and Celtic have it all to do again after a controversial 1-1 William Hill Scottish Cup quarter-final tie at Tann(...)