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Epidemics of infectious diseases can be unpredictable but they often come in waves. History has left hard lessons showing that a virus can quickly ret(...)

Seamus Murphy became a maverick figure in Dublin’s stockbroking community in 2006 when he turned against Anglo Irish Bank and the Irish banks, advising  investors to bet against them.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A financial analyst who gained prominence for betting against Anglo Irish Bank months before its peak has warned that the State faces an economic depr(...)

The European Tour are to implement a four-point plan to tackle slow play from next season. Photograph: Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

The PGA European Tour has adopted a no-holds-barred approach in its crackdown on slow play, with a four-point plan to be implemented from next season (...)

The chairman of the largest Irish estate agency has said it is time to “shout stop” about the Central Bank’s mortgage lending restrictions and has cal(...)

Sherry FitzGerald chairman Mark FitzGerald: he  will speak at the Property Industry Ireland Conference  about the future of the sector. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

MONDAY Indicators: euro zone labour cost index and wage growth (Q1). Meetings: Wind Energy Science Conference (University College Cork); Finance M(...)

Belvedere’s Cormac Yalloway is tackled by Diarmuid Mangan and Jack Doyle of Newbridge. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Belvedere College 31 Newbridge College 7 Belvedere took the gilt-edged chances that came their way to score four tries and move past Newbridge into t(...)

Paul Dunne of Ireland lines up a putt during day two of the Turkish Airlines Open at the Regnum Carya Golf & Spa Resort in Antalya, Turkey. Photo: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

It’s an old truism that golf is a numbers game. The basic task is to get the ball into the hole in as few strokes as humanly possible; yet the other s(...)

DesignPro Renewablees has received EU Horizon 2020 funding for its project that aims to generate  energy from river and estuary flows  to a commercial scale

A Limerick company which secured EU funding for renewable energy research and development has cancelled plans to test its device on the Shannon estuar(...)

John Murphy from Kinsale becomes the third Irish winner of the St Andrews Links Trophy following his playoff victory on the Old Course at St Andrews.

Murphy claims St Andrews Links Trophy in playoff Kinsale’s John Murphy holed the most important putt of his career to win the St Andrews Links Trophy(...)

Shane Lowry  plays his shot from the third tee during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Links on Sunday. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

A deadline of sorts is looming for Shane Lowry, who would need a top-two finish at this week’s PGA Tour event, the Genesis Open at Riviera, if he is t(...)

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