(...) both as an RAF pilot and as a top-class amateur golfer, sometimes managing to combine the two(...)

The Irish Times Amateur Photographer of the Year Awards seeks to recognise and reward(...)

Mary McEvoy (left) giving tips to Lyn Moloney and Claire Walsh at Slice of Heaven in Kilkenny city. Photograph: Pat Moore

(...) some interesting competitive elements, such as the all-Ireland food photography competition, an amateur(...)

A man tries to help a horse stranded in barbed wire in flood waters on Wednesday near Dungog, Australia. Three people have died and more than 200,000 are still without power as cyclonic winds and rains continue to lash the Sydney, Hunter Valley and Central Coast regions of New South Wales. Photograph: Daniel Munoz/Getty Images 1:43

(...) their cars were washed away by flood waters.Amateur video showed a house in Dungog floating away as(...)

RTÉ’s David Davin-Power learns about  weapons that would have been used by Irish soldiers at Gallipoli in the first World War. Photograph: RTÉ

(...) “Pals” amateur soldiers drawn from the ranks of the professions to form the short-lived 10th Irish(...)

COLOUR: A reflection in the River Lee, Cork city. Photograph: John Finn, Cork

The Irish Times Amateur Photographer of the Year Awards seeks to recognise and reward great work(...)

“Focus isn’t enough anymore: instead, near zealotry appears necessary. And if you listen to enough analysis of Gaelic football in particular, talent has become an optional extra when it comes to the demands of inter-county competition.”

(...) impositions freely chosen by amateur athletes are no cause for pity. Choice brings responsibility but also(...)

 Paddy Barnes fights Zou Shiming in the light flyweight semi-final at the London Olympics in 2012. The 28-year-old is set to compete at the record-breaking third Olympics. Photograph: Scott Heavey/Getty Images

(...) governing body of what used to be amateur boxing, the AIBA. While he had already proven himself to be the(...)

Paddy Barnes and Michael Conlan show off their bronze medals from the London 2012 Games at a homecoming event in Belfast. Photo:  Kelvin Boyes/Inpho/Presseye

(...) two for the Olympic Games,” Walsh told the Irish Amateur Boxing Association website.

Troy Merritt hits his tee shot on the 18th hole during the third round of the RBC Heritage at Harbour Town Golf Links on   Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

(...) starting to feel the fear and being afraid, like I would when I was an amateur,” Merritt said on the PGA(...)