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The member unions of the Six Nations rugby union tournament have agreed to pool their media rights, including autumn internationals and other test matches, ahead of the anticipated investment from CVC…

Sports retailer JD is paying €100,000 ($109,570) per season as the new main sponsor of League of Ireland Premier Division football club Shamrock Rovers, according to sports industry sources.

Ireland's Curragh Racecourse has extended airport retailer Dubai Duty Free's title sponsorship of its flagship horse racing event, The Irish Derby

The Football Association of Ireland has ended a sponsorship deal with Kenyan bookmaker SportPesa as part of a government-backed rescue agreement for the embattled governing body

Bookmaker BoyleSports has struck a four-year extension to its title sponsorship of the Irish Grand National, the country’s richest contest in jump horse racing.

Spanish LaLiga’s dedicated channel, LaLigaTV, will be available on pay-television broadcaster Sky's platform in Ireland from Wednesday.

Ireland’s competition regulator has cleared CVC’s deal to invest in the Pro14 rugby competition, provided it alerts the competition authority if it goes onto acquire a stake in the Six Nations.

The English Rugby Football Union and Irish Rugby Football Union have extended partnerships with Champagne Bollinger and professional services group PwC, respectively

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired rights in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe to this month’s West Indies v Ireland one-day and Twenty20 cricket series.

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the Irish bid.

The race to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup will conclude in just a matter of weeks, with the World Rugby Council set to decide on November 15 whether France, Ireland or South Africa should host the tournament. Here, SportBusiness International examines the three contenders' bids.

Fan engagement consultant Mark Bradley visits Dublin’s Aviva Stadium for the Six Nations rugby union match between Ireland and France.

Irish energy supplier Electric Ireland aims to differentiate the brand in a crowded Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) sponsorship field by making a difference to the lives of the players and followers of GAA sports.

Online sports betting operator MansionBet has agreed a sponsorship deal with Horse Racing Ireland as it seeks to build on its entry into the Irish market

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has dismissed reports that it could secure full control of Aviva Stadium amid the Football Association of Ireland’s (FAI) financial troubles, stating its investment pl…

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has hit out at the Irish government, stating that Minister for Sport Shane Ross’ disclosure that the troubled body had requested an €18m ($20m) bailout has not…

The Football Association of Ireland faces doubts over its relationship with one of its major sponsors after energy brand SSE Airtricity voiced concerns over recent issues facing the organisation

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) is searching for a new main sponsor after telecommunications company Three Mobile decided not to renew its current contract which expires in July 2020

The English Football Association, which has been working on feasibility studies for a potential joint United Kingdom-Ireland bid to host the 2030 Fifa World Cup, said that a bid would be "very credible"…

Amazon has held talks with a range of internet service providers as it looks to ensure its debut coverage of football’s English Premier League does not meet any technical problems next week.

The British & Irish Lions has appointed the Rugby Football Union’s Tom Halsey as commercial director, as preparations step up for the 2021 tour to South Africa.

Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners is set to increase its interest in European rugby union after agreeing a deal in principle to acquire a 27-per-cent stake in cross-border league the Pro14

Six Nations Rugby has named Rupert Hunter as its new chief commercial advisor, replacing Dave Kavanagh

The Sky Sports Racing arm of UK and Ireland pay-television broadcaster Sky has agreed a multi-year rights deal with the New York Racing Association and Canada’s Woodbine Entertainment Group.

US healthcare company University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has agreed a 10-year deal for naming rights to Nowlan Park, the principal Gaelic Athletic Association stadium in Kilkenny, Ireland

The University of Illinois and University of Nebraska–Lincoln will open their 2021 college football seasons with a one-off Big Ten Conference match in Dublin, Ireland.

League of Ireland football clubs will reportedly take over ownership of their broadcast rights from the 2021-22 season if current plans for an All-Island league fail

Pay-television broadcaster Sky has acquired exclusive, multi-year rights in the UK and Ireland to US-based Keeneland horseracing and sale events

Bookmaking giants Flutter Entertainment and The Stars Group have agreed a merger that will create the world’s largest online betting company by revenue, as both companies look to position themselves t…

Fight sports streaming platform FITE will offer pay-per-view coverage in several markets around the world of ONE Championship's ONE: CENTURY event in Tokyo on Sunday, October 13

Fenway Sports Management bringing ancient Gaelic sport to New York after three prior events in Boston

Organisers of the Euro T20 Slam, the world’s first multinational Twenty20 franchise cricket tournament, have postponed its launch by a year amid reports of financial difficulties.

The British and Irish Lions rugby union team has today (Friday) announced that Charlie McEwen has stepped down from his role as chief operating officer

The operators of the British and Irish Lions international rugby union team are in talks over the creation of a women’s side.

Adare Manor golf course in County Limerick, Ireland, has been confirmed as the host venue of the 2026 Ryder Cup

John Delaney's long tenure as the chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland has ended

The Dublin-based Football Association of Ireland and Belfast-based Irish Football Association have launched a bid to host the Uefa Under-21 European Championships in 2023