Diligent CEO Brian Stafford: “Everybody wants to make sure that boards are properly governed, and we provide the software to make sure that happens”

US software company Diligent is to create more than 200 jobs in Galway with the opening of a new European hub. The New York-headquartered company, wh(...)

Cork’s Stephen McDonnell celebrates with supporters after the victory over Tipperary in a classic encounter. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Well if we don’t say it, maybe no-one else will. After four weekends of action, the GAA championships have been better than we could have dared hope(...)

A despondent Liam McHale leaves the pitch after being sent  off in the 1996 All-Ireland final replay. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

00 The 2000 final replay was the first to be played on a Saturday. Although the tradition is well established now so as to minimise the effect on c(...)

Clare fiddler Josie Nugent has an intimate playing style that strikes at the heart of many of her tunes. At her best, she lets the melody line lead (...)

Meath manager Mick O’Dowd: “Players going to Croke Park on big days need to know who they’re doing it for and who is following them. When they get the Meath jersey, it represents a lot. That matters.” Photo: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Ballinacree is a bend in the road between Oldcastle and Lough Sheelin in North Meath. Tucked away tight by the Cavan border, you’d need to drive for t(...)