Brian Martin

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Alan Foy of Venturewave Capital: ‘It’s very hands-off. I’m not spending hours trying to get The Edge to put in more money.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Alan Foy might be spending his lockdown days convincing celebrities such as Hollywood actor Liam Neeson and members of U2 to invest in his new €100 mi(...)

Dropchef founders: Ryan Scott, Roman Grogan and Sam O’Byrne

VentureWave Capital, which is behind a new €100 million fund for Irish technology companies, has announced its first investment, with €2 million going(...)

Alan Foy and Brian Martin, managing partners at VentureWave Capital.

VentureWave Capital is now halfway to reaching the €100 million target for its new fund, which intends to invest in promising technology companies in (...)

Kevin Na is the defending champion at the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Photograph: Getty Images

Purse: €6.6 million (€1.2m to the winner). Where: Colonial Country Club, Forth Worth, Texas. The course: Designed by Perry Maxwell and John Bredemus(...)

US and European markets were expected to follow the Asian lead with major stock futures trading up more than 2 per cent. Photograph: Torsten Silz/AFP via Getty Images

Asian stocks bounced, and bond yields rose from record lows on Tuesday on hopes that global policymakers would introduce co-ordinated stimulus to cush(...)

Shane Lowry at Royal Portrush Golf Club. His three-round total of 197 is the lowest  in the history of the British Open.  Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Shane Lowry’s 63, a course record, was a round for the ages. Cast in the role of a golfing troubadour he enchanted the galleries with the calibre of h(...)

Zander Lombard has the halfway lead in the Irish Open at Lahinch. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty

A grey, misty morning beckoned in a day of body surfing that wouldn’t have been out of place on the wild Atlantic waters over the fence. And while th(...)

Shane Lowry  at a Dublin media event.” I do feel like I am playing with a lot of confidence at the minute, and if I shoot a bad score today I am going to shoot a good score tomorrow.” Photograph:   Lorraine O’Sullivan/Sharppix

Shane Lowry’s promotional gig on the rooftop patio of The North Star hotel in Dublin’s north inner city provided an insight into his desire to reach f(...)

File photograph of a member of the Army bomb-disposal team.

A young man has spoken about the lucky escape he and his family, including his 18-month-old nephew, had when they found an unexploded grenade with the(...)

Cormac Sharvin: finished one stroke outside the mark that rewarded the top 25 players and ties with a full European Tour card. Photograph:  Paul Kane/Getty Images

Cormac Sharvin missed out on a full European Tour card by millimetres and that’s not a sporting euphemism for the fact that he was one stroke outside(...)

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