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Aurivo processes 400m litres of milk annually

A no-deal Brexit could hit a significant part of co-op Aurivo’s milk processing business, its chief executive Aaron Forde has warned. Operating profi(...)

 Marian  coach Ioannis Liapakis: “Last year we played the occasion, not the game – that was our biggest mistake, and we’re going to try and avoid that this year.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Friday will see the biggest weekend in Irish basketball tip off at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght as the first of 11 National Cup finals ge(...)

Eanna’s Conor Gallagher and Keelan Cairns of Balfast Star  in action at the National Arena, Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The men’s National Cup quarter-finals are set to take centre stage this weekend as teams across the country battle for a coveted semi-final spot. In (...)

Tralee’s Kieran Donaghy: “We’ve to come up and be ready for a war and bring the battle to them and see where it takes us.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Garvey’s Tralee Warriors are prepared for a big battle this Saturday evening as they travel to Dublin to take on reigning cup holders, Templeogue, in(...)

Templeogue coach Mark Keenan: named Super League coach of the month for January. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/inpho

With just five weekends left in regular season, things are certainly heating up across the men’s and women’s Super Leagues, with all eyes now firmly (...)

Templeogue Black Amber captain Stephen James will be up against his brothers in the Pat Duffy National Cup final on Saturday.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The last weekend of January can only mean one thing in Irish basketball – it’s Hula Hoops National Cup finals time. All roads lead to the National B(...)

Pyrobel Killester coach Brian O’Malley on his side’s victory against Moycullen: “We had to fight for everything. We had to match their ferocious intensity.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This weekend saw three of the four Hula Hoops Men’s Pat Duffy National Cup quarter-finals take place across the country. Last year’s Cup finalists Py(...)

Swords Thunder coach Dave Baker. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

“We don’t plan on giving up our title without a fight,” said Griffith College Swords Thunder head coach Dave Baker as he looked ahead to the opening (...)

Jermaine Turner (right) in action against Templeogue. He will be aiming to lead Pyrobel Killester to victory over DCU Saints. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This weekend sees the second round of the Men’s Hula Hoops National Cup get underway with some big games up for decision. DCU Saints head coach Joe(...)

Helena Wood, far left, of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra; Tanya Massey; Ronan Timmins; and leader of the RTÉ Concert Orchestra Mia Cooper at the launch of this year’s Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards

NUI Galway’s reputation has suffered somewhat from recent gender equality controversies, but it’s promising to turn a new leaf. More precisely,(...)