Back in 2004, long before several of Jack McCaffrey’s teammates hauled Mayo defenders to the ground to prevent them from receiving a kickout in the closing moments of an All-Ireland final, his father Noel, along with some other eminent academic colleagues, conducted a study into the attitudes of Irish athletes towards cheating.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
The Department of Finance has been urged to demand the EU relaxes Ireland’s fiscal spending rules after senior officials admitted the housing crisis and other social issues are a “risk” that cannot be ignored.
Fri, 07 Jul, 2017
Joe Schmidt’s call for World Rugby to review the practice of players attempting to kick the ball out of rucks gained further credence yesterday following the decision not to cite England’s Mike Brown after his boot made contact with Conor Murray’s face in Saturday’s Six Nations tie.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016
Eurogroup chairman Jeroen Dijsselbloem rejected calls for banking union regulations to be loosened after weeks of falling bank shares, saying new European bail-in rules had caused investors to look “more critically” at risks borne by banks.
Mon, 15 Feb, 2016
The Central Bank’s new deposit and loan-to-income rules will not affect house prices or supply when demand is based on fundamentals, but they will have a significant impact on speculative demand, according to Central Bank economist Lars Frisell.
Thu, 26 Feb, 2015
One of world’s top rugby referees, Nigel Owens, believes the time for tinkering with rules associated with the sport must stop, while the Welsh whistler also said too much interference from the TMO could lead to rugby becoming more like soccer.
Thu, 15 May, 2014