The Irish men’s team celebrate following their win in last weekend’s home international in Montrose, Scotland

Congratulations to Ireland’s shore angling teams on winning gold at the home nations’ two-day championships in Montrose on the east coast of Scotland,(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley and Ciaran Lyng of Wexford in a close-quarter struggle during the Leinster senior football championship semi-final in Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Sky Sports have experienced another notable decline in their live championship viewing figures, with Saturday evening’s Ulster football semi-final bet(...)

A cheetah at Fota Wildlife Park. More than 14,000 people visited Fota during the June Bank Holiday weekend as the east Cork attraction opened its new tiger forest. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Tourism Leo Varadkar has promised to look “very seriously” at an application for €2 million in funding from Fota Wildlife Park to help de(...)

Dr Richard Haas: “scale and the intensity of the reaction was instructive.’

The generally hostile reaction to the proposal by Northern Ireland Attorney General John Larkin that a line should be drawn under the past has proved (...)

Vinny Fitzpatrick knew he was in deep trouble when the lady on crutches pulled away from him on Nutley Lane.He had stuck to her pins grimly, tapping i(...)

DSD club-mates Joe Sweeney and Maria McCambridge are the favourites to win the Airtricity Dublin Marathon on Bank Holiday Monday. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Not since John Treacy survived a minor hamstring cramp in the last mile to win the 1993 edition has the Dublin Marathon produced an Irish men’s winner(...)

Ger and Mag Kirwan of Goatsbridge Trout Farm with Prof Gerry Boyle at this year’s Irish Times InterTrade Ireland Innovation Awards in Belfast. Photograph: Arthur Allison.

Goatsbridge Trout Farm has been producing farm-fresh, premium-quality Irish trout for more than half a century yet it was acknowledged as Ireland’s mo(...)

Crowd  at Example performance, main stage Oxegen festival 2013. Photograph: Patrick O’Leary

The Oxegen music festival in Punchestown firmly planted itself in the dance music calendar over the weekend, for 2013 at least. In a bold move that sa(...)

 Seamie Heffernan rides War Command to victory in the Coventry Stakes at Royal Ascot last June. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Next year’s classic hopefuls will come into sharper focus at the Curragh this Sunday when War Command attempts to make it lucky 13 for Aidan O’Brien i(...)

‘Harvest Fruit’ by Patrick Hennessy (estimate €3,800-€4,500) at Dolan’s Irish Art House in Clifden, Co Galway

Viewing is underway for the last big auctions of summer before the holiday season. First up is Matthews Auctioneers’ “Summer Auction” at Rockfield Hou(...)