Paul Flynn: No other sporting organisation would have done what the GAA did this summer. That may be a strength or a weakness
All around the world, sporting organisations are sending players out to play more and more matches except in one place, where they have cut the money-spinning season back to six months. Nobody else would surrender so much of the season.
Neymar, the IRFU and the Irish Open: How legal action by Listowel racecourse saved the sporting tax exemption
For the past decade, the Revenue Commissioners have pursued the Co Kerry horseracing organisation for corporation tax, arguing that betting and other ancillary activities were not sport. The case has now made its way through the High Court.
“This is going to be big”: Greg Murphy brings eSkootr racing to Ireland
The motor racing entrepreneur is setting up an Irish eSkootr team and has bagged the franchise to bring the new sport to Ireland next year. "There is a huge interest in electric scooters among kids, a real movement. They don’t want to drive cars anymore," he tells The Currency.
“What we started was kind of a social cause, a movement – but it can’t operate for no money”
In 2018, recent graduate Niamh Tallon started a website to write about women’s sports. Little did she know that her hobby would turn into one of Ireland’s fastest-growing sports media brands. She talks about monetising her platform and where Her Sport is headed.
Who will cry for the YMCA cricket club? A landlord, a tenant and a standoff with no easy answers
The sale of the YMCA cricket grounds in Sandymount raises difficult questions that offer few easy answers. The club says it will hurt the fabric of the community, while the landlord, YMCA Ireland, argue the proceeds will be used to aid disadvantaged areas.
Andy Farrell: a perfectionist confronting his limitations
The 2021 Six Nations will be a defining tournament for Ireland and their head coach Andy Farrell. His rugby career has been characterised by an unending quest for knowledge but now Farrell must solve Ireland's selection dilemmas if he is to succeed.