Sharon Byrne

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The impact of another six weeks with doors closed has been described as a ‘big blow’ to other bookmakers in particular. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Casualties are all but inevitable in Ireland’s betting shop sector on the back of being closed for six weeks under new Level 5 coronavirus restriction(...)

Betting shops can’t now operate until the June 29th phase four deadline.

Ireland’s betting shop sector is seeking urgent clarification from the government about whether or not it will have to remain shut until June 29th. I(...)

Betting shops in Ireland can reopen from Monday. Photograph:  Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

The 800-plus betting shops in Ireland will be allowed reopen on Monday although an anticipated 50 per cent loss in turnover due to the impact of coron(...)

 Real Esteli FC play Walter Ferreti FC play a behind closed doors first division match  at the national soccer stadium in Managua, Nicaragua. Photograph: Jorge Torres/EPA

It’s Thursday night and the darts is on. No, really. Martin ‘Wolfie’ Adams is taking on Scott ‘Scottie Dog’ Mitchell in actual live sport that you can(...)

DIY stores in the State have been enjoying a boom in sales due to coronavirus. Photograph: Jade Wilson

DIY stores are seeing “unprecedented” numbers of customers shopping for last-minute supplies in preparation for the possibility of further restriction(...)

The majority of the retail bookmakers will close their doors until March 29th. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

The majority of betting shops appear set to close in Ireland within the next 48 hours and will remain closed until March 29th. The Irish Bookmakers A(...)

Irish Bookmakers Association  chief executive Sharon Byrne predicted the betting tax increase will close 300 shops with the loss of 1,500 jobs.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Irish racing will benefit by an extra €3.2 million after Tuesday’s budget, taking its allocation under the Horse & Greyhound Fund to €67.2 million(...)

  Irish punters are expected to place over €100 million worth of bets during the Cheltenham festival this week  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Irish punters are expected to place over €100 million worth of bets during the Cheltenham festival this week, but already, according to some punters,(...)

Sharon Byrne from Carlow pictured leaving the Four Courts after the opening day of her High Court action. Photograph Collins Courts

A former worker with Dunnes Stores who claims she slipped on grease on the floor of one of the company’s outlets, has sued in the High Court. Sharon(...)