Five years on from the acrimonious restructuring of the European Champions Cup, the tournament’s new organisers, European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR) have finally stumbled across what appears to be the best balance between the old Heineken Cup, as driven by the Dublin based European Rugby Cup (ERC), and the new entity.
Wed, 10 Oct, 2018
Ryanair's dismissal of a pilot in 2000 led others to believe that being a staff representative in the company was "a very dangerous thing", a former pilot being sued by the airline told the High Court.
Fri, 01 Dec, 2017
A University of Limerick (UL) researcher has been given €1.5m for pioneering work on generating clean energy through photosynthesis — the only Irish scientist granted by the European Research Council (ERC) in the physical science field this year.
Thu, 06 Jul, 2017
Education Minister Richard Bruton has announced appointments to the first board of the Educational Research Centre (ERC) — 10 months after it became a statutory agency.
Thu, 21 Jul, 2016
Waterford’s Craig Breen (26) will defend his Circuit of Ireland title against opposition that includes European Rally Champion and last year’s event runner-up Kajetan Kajetanowicz along with former triple British rally champion Keith Cronin and Ulster driver Alastair Fisher.
Fri, 25 Mar, 2016
News last week the appointment of a chairman and a director general have had to be put on hold for the time being offered a timely reminder of the difficulties faced in satisfying the diverse interests of the stakeholders on the board of European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR), says
Wed, 28 Jan, 2015
Munster will struggle to reach the levels of consistency they achieved in the Heineken Cup in the new European Champions Cup due to the levels of finance being injected into the game by French and English clubs, according to Donncha O’Callaghan.
Tue, 29 Apr, 2014
On home ground, it is not surprising that there is a wave of expectation on Craig Breen to win the Discover Northern Ireland Circuit of Ireland Rally, round four of the European Rally Championship that gets underway in Belfast this morning.
Fri, 18 Apr, 2014