Derek Mcgrath

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Royal Hibernian Way occupies a high-profile position on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre

The founder of the State’s largest waste company, Beauparc Utilities, has agreed a deal which will see him acquire Royal Hibernian Way on Dublin’s Daw(...)

Waterford’s Dessie Hutchinson in action during the qualifier win over Galway at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

An unusual aspect of Waterford’s pulsating win over Galway last Saturday was the absence of Dessie Hutchinson’s name from a score-sheet in which the t(...)

 Mel Sutcliffe’s Quanta Capital acquired 23 Shelbourne Road in Ballsbridge in an off-market deal

The withdrawal of US investor Colony Capital from the Irish property market continues apace with no less than four sales currently nearing completion (...)

Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett and Limerick’s Seán Finn are hurling’s equivalent of the shutdown corners.    Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Just like every hurling team, every NFL team has a crop of corner backs. Some are up to the job, some aren’t. Most are middle of the road. But there’s(...)

The City Arts Centre has lain dormant since 2003. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The sale of the former City Arts Centre on Dublin’s City Quay has seen strong interest from a number of the country’s biggest developers. Having been (...)

Brian Kavanagh will become chief executive of the Curragh racecourse in November. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The long-serving chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland, Brian Kavanagh, will take up a new role as chief executive of the Curragh racecourse in Nove(...)

Waterford fans Shelly, Brigid and Aoife Phelan at Croke Park for the 2017All-Ireland final against Galway. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

As a giddy mini-bus from McLaughlin’s bar crossed the Blackwater Bridge at Youghal, en route to the 2002 Munster final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Larry Goga(...)

One of Liam Sheedy’s singular abilities as manager has been to demand that his teams produce the hunger to succeed. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

There are patterns in sport. Saturday lunchtime brings Liam Sheedy and Tipperary back to the Gaelic Grounds, the venue that acted as their crossroads (...)

Royal Hibernian Way occupies a high-profile position on Dawson Street in Dublin city centre.

The German family-office investor, AM Alpha, is said to be in pole position to acquire Royal Hibernian Way on Dawson Street. Having paid €50 million (...)

Former Waterford manager Derek McGrath, right,  with former selector Dan Shanahan. “If Dan wasn’t as diligent and as innovative as he was, that iconic status wears off in no time. But that never happened.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

On a Saturday night in Tralee a few years back, we arrived to the press box to find two seats were being kept for a couple of late arrivals. Just as t(...)

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