Peter Ryan

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Business on wheels: Dublin Chamber of Commerce  members out for charity spin

Thirty-five members of business group Dublin Chamber of Commerce will embark on a 650km cycling trek on Friday, with hopes of raising €20,000 for the (...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

John Treanor’s new Grand Soleil 34-foot “Justtina” will be an entry in next year’s growing ISORA series from Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

Offshore sailing is set to continue its rise next year on Dublin Bay with the publication of an ambitious 16-race 2019 calendar. However, Irish Sea Of(...)

Dan Martin celebrates after he received the  prize for being the Tour de France’s most combative  rider after the  last stage in Paris on Sunday. Photograph: Getty Images

Six days after taking eighth overall in the Tour de France and winning the most combative rider award, Dan Martin will return to action on Saturday. (...)

Chris Power-Smith’s Aurelia leads the ISORA fleet into race 11 this Saturday. It will start at  8am in Dún Laoghaire, and  finish at Howth Yacht Club. Photograph:    David O’Brien

Dún Laoghaire skipper Chris Power-Smith’s overall lead in the Irish Sea (ISORA) series will be tested on Saturday in a 60-mile offshore race, the 11th(...)

The Villa Spada, the Irish embassy in Rome. Derek Hannon is to replace Emma Madigan as teh new ambassador to the Holy See in the Vatican.

The Government has agreed a series of ambassadorial appointments, finalising a round of changes in Ireland’s diplomatic representation around the worl(...)

Peter Ryan: “I am way more independent and it sounds strange but I am happier in my own skin now.” Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

In the early days, when the seen world was vanishing on him, Peter Ryan used to have these dreams about hurling that were so super-saturated in realit(...)

Photograph: Vivek Prakash/Bloomberg

Direct flights between Dublin and Hong Kong could be a “game changer”, a conference in Dublin has heard. The Consul General of Ireland in Hong Kong P(...)

 Chinese president Xi Jinping and new Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam after she is sworn in during her inauguration ceremony at the Hong Kong Exhibition and Convention Centre in Hong Kong, China. Photograph: Jerome Favre/EPA

Exactly two decades after Hong Kong reverted to Chinese rule, President Xi Jinping warned democracy advocates against crossing a “red line” and underm(...)

Tim Goodhew’s Persephone of London passing Fastnet Rock lighthouse off the West Cork coast in the Fastnet Race 2015. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Evidence of a continued resurgence in offshore racing will not be in short supply this season as a new trend appears to suggest a trend away from shor(...)

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