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Jennifer Psaki, former White House communications director and state department spokeswoman under Barack Obama, will be White House press secretary. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

US president-elect Joe Biden has given top economics and communications positions to former aides to Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, appointing wome(...)

Joe Biden with his rescue dog, Major. Photograph: Delaware Human Association Instagram

US president-elect Joe Biden has fractured his right foot after slipping while playing with his dog Major. The injury was discovered in a scan on Sun(...)

West Cork Distillers founder John O’Connell (right), with co-founders Denis and Ger McCarthy. Photograph: Neil Danton

John O’Connell, co-founder of Irish whiskey and gin producer West Cork Distillers (WSD), has been named EY Industry entrepreneur of the Year. Founded(...)

Cormac McCloskey of Errigal Contracts.

Profiled today are the first four of eight nominees shortlisted in the industry category of the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 competition. The nomi(...)

Walter Figueira scored Derry City’s second goal in the 3-1 over Cork City. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Derry City 3 Cork City 1 Two goals in two minutes saw Derry City climb into fourth spot in the Premier Division table following this vital victory ov(...)

Dundalk’s Chris Shields and Jack Byrne of Shamrock Rovers vie for the ball during their clash before the shutdown. Photo: Ciaran Culligan/Inpho

The use of the asterisk in sport is said to date back to the 1961 Major League Baseball season when Roger Maris broke Babe Ruth’s record for home runs(...)

Leonora O’Brien, chief executive of PharmaPod, the first of this year’s 24 finalists to be notified by Roger Wallace, partner lead for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year awards. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

The shortlist for the 2020 EY Entrepreneur of the Year awards has been announced with 24 finalists selected across three categories. They were chosen(...)

Shelbourne players celebrate Ciarán Kilduff’s 86th-minute winner against Cork City at Turner’s Cross. Photograph:   Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Cork City 0 Shelbourne 1 Newly promoted Shelbourne got off to a winning start as Ciarán Kilduff’s 86th-minute goal gave them the points at Turner’s C(...)

Dundalk celebrate winning the SSE Airtricity League cup at  Oriel Park, Co Louth on  October 25th. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It is hard to argue with the bookies’ assessment that the 2020 Airtricity League title race will be another two-horse affair. And, if Shamrock Rovers (...)

There’s been widespread speculation that Brexit might lead to English clubs attempting to form partnerships with, invest in or even takeover Irish clubs which would allow them to develop players here until they turned 18. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Cork City are in talks with Championship outfit Preston North End about the possibility of the English club investing in the Irish side which endured (...)

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