Andrew Algeo

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Marty Whelan and two members of the public when the National Lottery made its props available for Culture Night. Photograph: Dave Meehan

National Lottery sales jumped to a record €884 million last year as the gaming franchise benefited from a pick-up in retail sales generally and as mor(...)

Kitman Labs client Chelsea in action against Arsenal recently

Irish sports tech company Kitman Labs has secured close to €500,000 in investment from Japanese consumer electronics giant Sony. The investment was (...)

In one of the Congratulations games, on sale until July this year, four top jackpot prizes of €50,000 should have been winnable, but only two were created. Photograph: National Lottery

Scratch card prizes worth €180,000 were inadvertently left off cards sold by the operator of the National Lottery, the company confirmed on Wednesday,(...)

The National Lottery paid out more than €453 million in prizes last year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Lottery sales increased for the fourth year in a row to €805 million, although that figure was slightly held back by the lack of rolling jackpots. M(...)

Andrew Algeo (48) will take over from current lottery boss Dermot Griffin next month

The National Lottery has appointed a former Paddy Power Betfair executive as its new chief executive. Andrew Algeo (48) will take over from longstand(...)

Annalise Murphy and Katie Tingle competing at this week’s Genoa Hempel World Cup Series in the 49erFX class. Photograph: Pedro Martinez/Sailing Energy

Two Dún Laoghaire sailing campaigns debuted on the continent this week, one with Tokyo 2020 selection as its target, and the other aimed at success in(...)

 Kenny Rumball skippering the J109 Jedi at the start of June’s Round Ireland Race. The recovery of a man overboard from the yacht at night during the 700-mile race led to a Royal Ocean Racing Club (RORC) Seamanship Trophy. Photo: David O’Brien

Key Irish sailing events are reporting buoyant entries for 2019 with early take-up at Ireland’s biggest regatta up as much as 70 per cent for July’s b(...)

Adrian McCarroll’s Jomalija on the final day of racing at Volvo Cork Week 2018 organised by the Royal Cork Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

In a nail-biting conclusion to Volvo Cork Week, a full three-race programme was sailed on the final day in spite of fears that light winds would curta(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan  resigned last year after controversies in the gardaí.  Photograph: The Irish Times

  A high-level report into issues within the Department of Justice has found “it is as if the system has naturally evolved to ensure that the bu(...)