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Family: Ballymun was chosen ‘because it’s an internationally recognisable landscape’ for a story that could happen in any city

Twenty-five years ago this month something significant happened on Irish television that wasn’t Riverdance. Over four weeks in May 1994, the country w(...)

Liverpool star Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Statsports chief global strategist Jarlath Quinn

Newry-based sports tech company StatSports is weighing a flotation in about two years’ time, at which point it expects to be worth in excess of £1 bil(...)

StatSports co-founder Sean O’Conner, left, and Jarlath Quinn, chief global strategist. The  company provides GPS technology to track players and their movements. Photograph: James Forde

Irish sports tech company StatSports has scored yet again with a multimillion euro deal with the Chinese Football Association for its performance moni(...)

Statsports has 500 clients, including leading European soccer clubs such as Barcelona. Photograph: Aitor Alcalde/Getty Images

Newry-based sports tech firm StatSports is to create 237 new jobs over the next three years as part of “aggressive growth plans”. StatSports provides(...)

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STATsports, the Newry-headquartered sports technology company that scored a £1 billion deal stateside earlier this year, has launched a new performanc(...)

British inflation unexpectedly cooled to a one-year low in March, according to figures that raise some doubts over bets the Bank of England will raise(...)

Brazil and Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa  wearing a Statsports Apex device, with Brazil teammate and Real Madrid star Marcelo

Irish sports tech firm Statsports has scored again with a contract to supply its monitoring devices to one of the world’s greatest footballing nations(...)

Actor Dafhyd Flynn in a scene from ‘Michael Inside’ Astonishing lead performance: Dafhyd Flynn in ‘Michael Inside’

Other films have worked from the same template as Frank Berry’s brilliant, heart-breaking tale of the socially excluded. As in Alan Clarke’s Scum and (...)

This week, punters get to see the already hugely acclaimed Irish movie Michael Inside. Frank Berry’s drama studies a young man as, incarcerated for a (...)

Lionel Messi of Barcelona wearing a Statsports vest

News that a small Newry-headquartered firm had scored a massive deal with the governing body for soccer in the US may have astounded many. However, it(...)

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