A glimpse of the in-demand Iveagh Gardens estate in Crumlin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Crumlin came into existence as a manorial settlement that grew into an Anglo-Norman village after 1170, and subsequently developed into what is one of(...)

 Tony Ferguson has called on Conor McGregor to “defend or vacate” his UFC lightweight title.  Photograph: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images

UFC president Dana White says Conor McGregor intends to return to the Octagon by the end of the year with Tony Ferguson calling out the Irish fighter (...)

Conor McGregor in a fashion shoot for The Irish Times in 2014. Photograph: David Sleator

Jamie D’Alton’s introduction to Conor McGregor is probably the same as most people’s. It came via the Late Late Show. D’Alton had produced a film cal(...)

New accounts show the cash pile at Conor McGregor’s promotions firms  increased by almost €100,000 last year. File photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The cash pile at Conor McGregor’s Irish-based promotions firm swelled to more than €333,000 last year. Accounts for McGregor Sports and Entertainment(...)

Jabar Azizi and Surat Ahmed with their children at home in Carrick-on-Shannon. Aziz was among the nearly 100 Kurdish refugees who were resettled in town. Photograph: Paulo Nunes dos Santos/The New York Times

A bold black-and-red sign announces Jamshid Ghafur’s business – “Kurdish Barber” – up a narrow flight of stairs just off the main street of Carrick-on(...)

 Conor McGregor: has proven himself to have considerable commercial and media acumen. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty

The Dublin-born mixed martial arts superstar, Conor McGregor, is facing a fresh setback to his plan to cash in on his name by launching a whiskey bran(...)

Mixed martial arts champion Conor McGregor could speak in the United States Congress to help with a campaign to extend the legal protections enjoyed b(...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton  with the Sam Maguire. Dublin has had a massive population advantage  since the GAA was founded. To use that  to split up Dublin now is disingenuous in the extreme

It’s a startling, shocking idea, but hear me out. I know it’s blowing up the entire system upon which we have organised our intercounty games for 133 (...)

The value of the best-known digital currency, bitcoin, has risen eightfold in the past year. Photograph:  Benoit Tessier/Reuters

The ambition that gave birth to the InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) is as immodest as the name. The brainchild of a Silicon Valley start-up called P(...)

Patrick Greene with UFC champion Conor McGregor in 2016. Photograph: Instagram

In just five years, Patrick Greene has gone from training to be a financial accountant in Cork to becoming one of the biggest nightclub promoters in M(...)