Paul McShane in action during the Republic of Ireland’s final training session in Malahide ahead of Sunday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland at the Aviva stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) countdown continued to the European Championship qualifier at the Aviva stadium with Martin O’Neill showing(...)

Richard Hughes celebrates Sole Power’s victory in the  Al Qouz Sprint  during the Dubai World Cup meeting at Meydan. Photograph: Ali Haider/EPA

(...)-furlong Group One at the World Cup meeting in Dubai.Richard Hughes typically delayed his challenge on the Eddie(...)

Manchester United goalkeeper Harry Gregg never trained and only played once on a Sunday. Photograph: Kent Gavin/Keystone/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

European Cup semi-final against AC Milan, which came after Bolton at Wembley. First match During those(...)

Carl O’Malley at work in the Aviva Stadium, liveblogging an international soccer match

(...) the 2022 World Cup. He was immensely proud of this investigative work and it was published in the(...)

 Roy Keane emerges from the Olympia Theatre with the squad members after watching I Keano. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...)-up of Roy Keane’s disastrous departure from Saipan at the 2002 World Cup. ResurrectionFirst staged in(...)

Republic of Ireland Roy Keane watches from the sidelines during the training session at Gannon Park, Malahide. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

Soccer: European qualifierStephen Quinn may have featured heavily so far in this Irish squad(...)

Sunrise over Montreal: You are an amateur, Montrealers told me...  You have never wintered here; you know nothing. You wouldn’t last five sub-zero minutes.

(...) small theatre there, a production house that was a home to new writing, both Canadian and European. I(...)

Leinster head coach Matt O’Connor: “There are a lot of games in the Pro 12 that are impacted on by the lack of availability of Test players.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...) wanted to keep April largely for European Cup competitions. We are the most effected, having so many(...)

Republic of Ireland internationals   Stephen Quinn and Kevin Doyle during  training  at Gannon Park in  Malahide. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

(...) quiet at the weekend.“But they are strong all over. They are plying their trades throughout the European(...)

Henry Shefflin confirmed his inter-county retirement in a press conference yesterday. Photograph: Inpho 6:24

(...) which saw him lift the Liam McCarthy cup an unprecedented 10 times. Keith Duggan was there as King(...)