Kim Flood (left) in action for Dublin. Flood is a big admirer of Armagh, especially their star midfielder Caroline O’Hanlon. Photograph: Inpho

(...) rugby sevens career, which had taken her all the way to the national squad where her sister Stacey is an(...)

Gibraltar coach Jeff Wood and captain Roy Chipolina at a press conference in Faro ahead of the Euro 2016 qualifier against the Republic of Ireland. Photograph: John Sibley/Reuters.

(...) – including all of the league sides – plays on a single pitch. The exception, of course, is the national team(...)

Galway’s Cathal Mannion. “People are saying ‘he scored five points against Cork; he scored five more the last day against Tipperary. How is he doing that’?” Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

(...), winning a national league medal four years ago and a Leinster title in 2013, beating Galway in the(...)

Both Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger failed to sign an established out-and-out centre forward during the last tranasfer window. Photo: David Price/Getty Images

(...) free-floating rage. The national team’s declining tournament performances. Manchester United(...)

Munster have accepted a request from Donncha O’Callaghan to leave his contract early and join English Premier League side Worcester. Photo: Billy Stickland/INPHO

(...) two Magners League titles in 2009 and 2011. He also won a Celtic Cup in 2005. At national level he(...)

Kevin Doyle goes through the paces during training in Abbotstown on Wednesday: the player said he is looking  forward to showing Martin O’Neill what he can do if he is given the chance. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

(...) for the national team. Just two of those came last season with the only start earned against Oman but(...)

 Galway manager Cyril Farrell is carried by jubilant supporters after Galway’s victory over Tipperary in the 1988 All-Ireland hurling final. Photograph:  Ray McManus/Sportsfile

(...) elite national titles. Judged over a range of competitions both senior and under-age we see that(...)

(...), had followed Martial who had been outstanding in French national youth teams. With their record of(...)

Dundalk’s Daryl Horgan, Ronan Finn and Brian Gartland tackle Danny North of Shamrock Rovers at Oriel Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dundalk 2 Shamrock Rovers 0 Dundalk took a huge step towards the title as two Shamrock Rovers old boys came back to haunt them at Oriel Park. Despite (...)

Nikica Jelavic has joined West Ham United from Hull City, bringing the Hammers total dealings on deadline day to three. Photo: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire.

West Ham have announced the signing of striker Nikica Jelavic from Hull City as the Premier League(...)