Ireland is now one of the world’s top 10 gin-drinking nations, writes
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
When it comes to the All-Ireland Sailing Championships, much of the narrative in recent years has surrounded the quest for hat-tricks.
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
Thu, 01 Sep, 2016
The expectations of Ireland’s sailors have been raised by Annalise Murphy’s fourth-place finish at the 2012 Olympics but the Irish Sailing Association’s performance director has described medal hopes at Rio next month as an outside shot.
Wed, 27 Jul, 2016
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Thu, 04 Feb, 2016
Ireland’s fortunes could hardly have been more mixed in the two Laser single-handed classes on the opening day of the ISAF Sailing World Championships in Santander yesterday, as the hunt for a place at Rio 2016 heats up.
Sat, 13 Sep, 2014
Cork sailor Séafra Guilfoyle won a silver medal at the 44th ISAF Youth World Sailing Championships in Portugal yesterday.
Sat, 19 Jul, 2014
Mon, 28 Apr, 2014
A former chief executive of a suicide awareness charity will be sentenced next month for stealing over €36,000 from the organisation.
Mon, 11 Nov, 2013
The Government will part finance a €125m fund aimed at medium-sized companies mainly in the food, manufacturing and technology sectors.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2013
Minister Noonan's announcement of a capital gains tax relief for entrepreneurs who re-invest the sale of assets in new ventures has been welcomed by the software industry.
Tue, 15 Oct, 2013
IT MIGHT seem bit of paradox, but the best way to see Ireland’s raw, elemental natural beauty is to leave the place behind you, in your wake.
Sun, 11 Aug, 2013
It was his first time at sea but he’d do it all again.
Thu, 25 Jul, 2013
The Irish Sailing Association believe a “malicious campaign” against sailor Peter O’Leary cost the country a medal at the Olympic Games.
Sat, 08 Dec, 2012
To mark National Stammering Awareness Day, Patrick Hanlon tells Claire Droney how he overcame the debilitating condition
Thu, 25 Oct, 2012
Karl Flannery, chairman of the Irish Software Association, talks to Vincent Ryan about his busy working day
Mon, 10 Sep, 2012
Ireland’s best remaining hope of a sailing medal, Annalise Murphy, goes into her final two Laser Radial fleet races today in second place.
Sat, 04 Aug, 2012
After four races on Weymouth Bay, Annalise Murphy remains the only unbeaten sailor at the 2012 Olympic Regatta.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2012
Denis Lynch has Lantinus and All Inclusive to choose from in the first round of tomorrow’s Global Champions Tour in Doha, Qatar, though yesterday he had yet to decide which horse to use.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2012
ANNALISE MURPHY yesterday secured Olympic qualification at the ISAF Sailing World Championships.
Thu, 08 Dec, 2011
Annalise Murphy has officially qualified Ireland for the 2012 Olympics in the Laser Radial sailing discipline.
Wed, 07 Dec, 2011
IRELAND’S elite Olympic sailors are amongst the favourites at the third multi-class ISAF Sailing World Championships which start this weekend at Perth, Australia.
Sat, 03 Dec, 2011
UP to 2,000 coastal jobs and a potential €150 million in exports are on hold due to the Government’s slow processing of 600 aquaculture licences, according to the Irish Shellfish Association.
Tue, 25 Oct, 2011
ISA NACEWA capped a glittering night for Leinster as he became the first overseas player to be named Bord Gáis Energy Irish Rugby Union Players’ Association (IRUPA) Players’ Player of the Year.
Thu, 05 May, 2011
THE Irish Software Association is encouraging Irish SMEs to bid for more public sector IT contracts.
Sat, 16 Apr, 2011
CONTENTIOUS plans to construct a €6 million pier at Doolin yesterday received the unanimous approval of Clare’s councillors in spite of concerns expressed by surfers.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2011
CLARE’S county manager, Tom Coughlan, will recommend to councillors today plans for a contentious €6 million pier at Doolin.
Mon, 21 Mar, 2011
NICHOLAS O’LEARY (Royal Cork Yacht Club) has received the Irish Sailing Association’s prestigious Achievement of the Year Award.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2011
The Labour party’s enterprise document pledges €500m to create jobs, but puts emphasis on task forces rather than strategy, writes Tom O’Connor
Wed, 02 Feb, 2011
Israel and Fatah Palestinian forces worked together when rival Hamas militants overran the Gaza strip, according to WikiLeaks documents released today.
Mon, 20 Dec, 2010
MUSSEL farmers have warned the Government that a decade-long delay in processing 500 aquaculture licence applications is preventing the creation of much needed jobs.
Fri, 08 Oct, 2010
ALMOST 50 objections, including a number from surf clubs across the country, have been lodged against Clare County Council’s plan to construct a €6 million pier at Doolin.
Fri, 03 Sep, 2010
THE celebrated Virginia Show, home of the prestigious Baileys cow championship, will be held this year on a new date – Saturday, July 31.
Tue, 20 Apr, 2010
Dublin: Six ambitious Software start-ups and SMEs met six of the countries biggest venture capitalists at the Software Investment Forum.
Sat, 17 Apr, 2010
The Irish Spirits Association has said that the spirits market in Ireland is suffering a severe downturn, following publication of the latest excise revenue data by the Revenue Commissioners.
Fri, 16 Oct, 2009
Police broke up Malaysia’s biggest street protest in nearly two years today, firing tear gas and chemical-laced water at thousands of opposition supporters demanding an end to a law that allows detention without trial.
Sat, 01 Aug, 2009
Google and the Irish Software Association (ISA) have set up a scheme to help small companies better exploit the potential of the internet in marketing their business.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2009
THE role that shows play in rural life has been praised by Agriculture Minister Brendan Smith, when he officially launched the Irish Shows Association 2009 Year Book in Roscommon town.
Wed, 08 Apr, 2009
THE Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) have set up a special tribunal to hear appeals resulting from the nomination of Star Class sailors Peter O'Leary and Stephen Milne by the Irish Sailing Association (ISA) for the Beijing Games.
Thu, 05 Jun, 2008
THE shellfish industry employs 1,500 people and is worth more than €60 million a year to coastal communities, a conference was told in Westport, Co Mayo, yesterday.
Fri, 16 May, 2008
THE Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) is not prepared to consider the selection of Star class sailors Peter O’Leary and Stephen Milne for this year’s Games pending the outcome of an appeal against their nomination lodged by Max Treacy and Anthony Shanks.
Thu, 15 May, 2008