Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton and Michael Murphy of Donegal during last year’s All-Ireland Football Championship semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Dublin v Donegal, Croke Park, 7pmBack to the scene, then. The flipside of Dublin’s advantage in having Croke Park as a home venue is that every little(...)

Dublin’s Kevin McManamon and Odhran Mac Niallais of Donegal will renew battle at Croke Park in their Allianz League Division One clash. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday Allianz League Division One Dublin v Donegal, Croke Park, 7.0 – As well as marking a renewal of last August’s memorable All-Ireland semi-fi(...)

Back, away back, when rugby was young in Ireland – circa 2000, say – and the great cloth-brained Irish public needed educating about this new sport, t(...)

 Conor Ridge (left) of Horizon Sports Management leaving the Four Courts after reaching an agreement with golfer Rory McIlroy’s legal team  on February 4th, 2015. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 0:53

Having had a day in court in Dublin on Tuesday, Rory McIlroy clearly decided one day was enough and he was not present when the bitter multimillion eu(...)

Rory McIlroy and Conor Ridge of Horizon Sports, who have settled their High Course case. Photograph: Getty 0:53

Not so much the trial of the century, then. More the trial of the 37 seconds. That was the amount of time it took from the opening all-rise to the clo(...)

Golfer Rory McIlroy arrives at the High Court in Dublin on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Collins. 0:53

Nothing to see and all day to see it. Rory McIlroy and his erstwhile management company Horizon made it past the steps of the High Court without quite(...)

Ireland’s players singing ‘Ireland’s Call’. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ireland’s Call. It’s just a song, right? Four-line verse, four-line chorus, key change, four-line chorus again. Shoulder to shoulder, all that malarke(...)

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh in McKenna Cup action recently. The veteran is named at full forward to face Monaghan at Healy Park. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday (7.0 unless stated) ALLIANZ FOOTBALL LEAGUE Division One Tyrone v Monaghan, Healy Park – Bit of a shake-up in the Tyrone camp in (...)

Donal Óg Cusack: For Coming Out Of The Curve, the documentary he has made for RTÉ, he spent a year travelling to different parts of the world to feel his way around what it is to be gay. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Donal Óg Cusack chooses his words like they’re the last he’ll ever say. We’re sitting in the lobby of the Croke Park Hotel and he’s inching his way th(...)

Cork’s Jennifer O’Leary celebrates scoring their first goal of the All-Ireland final win against Kilkenny. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As the winter ticked and tocked with news of one big-name GAA retirement after another, camogie lost one of its greatest players too. There was no sta(...)