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‘Increased interest from private equity firms which was initially motivated in part by Brexit has been consistent over the last 18 months, and there is little to indicate this trend will decline any time soon’

Ireland attracted unprecedented attention from overseas investors last year, keen to root out overachieving but undervalued businesses. Good cash flow(...)

Callum Robinson celebrates scoring his and  Ireland’s  second goal from the  penalty  spot with team-mates at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Usually on Budget Day it’s case of doing a Callum Robinson and sticking your fingers in your ears, going ‘la, la, la, la, don’t want to hear’ and avoi(...)

Switzerland’s goalkeeper Yann Sommer after losing to Spain in the penalty shootout. Photograph: EPA

Understandably enough, ITV was having trouble focussing on the first of the Euro 2020 quarter-finals, the meeting of Spain and Switzerland, their thou(...)

French fans cheer before the Portugal v France match at the in Ferenc Puskas Arena in Budapest. Photograph: Zsolt Szigetvary/EPA

It was back in 2012 that a group of 400 Athletic Bilbao fans chartered a flight to take them to the Europa League final between Bilbao and Atlético Ma(...)

 Patrik Schick of the Czech Republic celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals in the victory over Scotland at Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/Pool/Getty Images

Hands up: how many of you thought Patrik Schick’s shot was heading for the Shetland Islands? Same here. Just the 49.7 metres from goal, if the fella d(...)

 Ireland’s James McClean  and Hungary’s Laszlo Kleinheisler during the international friendly match at Szusza Ferenc Stadium in Budapest. Photograph: Trenka Atilla/PA Wire

While our lads were on a roll heading in to their tussle with Hungary on Tuesday night, having won one game in-a-row, for some of us the pain of going(...)

Tony Dunne: he suffered with dementia over the last 12 to 18 months of his life. Photograph: Getty Images

A prominent Dublin neurologist has criticised the reluctance of sports organisations to take more precautionary action in relation to long-term brain (...)

Slovakia goalkeeper Marek Rodák challenges Ireland captain Shane Duffy during the Uefa Euro 2020 playoff semi-final at the Tehelné Pole Stadium in Bratislava. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tony O’Donoghue gave us Stephen Kenny’s starting XI on the six o’clock news, but instead of standing pitchside in Bratislava he was sitting in his hou(...)

Ireland players celebrate after qualifying for the 2002 World Cup after their playoff against Iran in Tehran. Photograph:  Atta Kenare/AFP via Getty Images

1966 World Cup Irish goalkeeper Pat Dunne can only watch as Jose Antonio Ufarte scores the only goal of the playoff for the 1966 World Cup (...)

Dara Murphy registered his presence in Leinster House on 42 of the 104 sitting days in 2018. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Interesting figure from the Dara Murphy fob-a-job abomination – while the bulk of his appearances in Leinster House occurred when the Dáil wasn’t in s(...)

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