Alan Freeman: came on and got in on the goal action

Mayo 3-15Monaghan 0-11Monaghan saw red at MacHale Park, Castlebar, where the visitors finished with 13 players in a match that turned ugly with a numb(...)

Dingle marine biologist Kevin Flannery examines the Bearcat fish which resides in the Artic region. Mr Flannery has been awarded with an honorary MSc from UCC for his work on Irish marine life. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

He is more often seen holding some bug-eyed denizen of the deep, but on Thursday Kevin Flannery exchanged the pier-side for academia to accept an hono(...)

Ciarán Cafferkey keeps possession for Roscommon despite the attentions of Down’s Danny Savage during the Division Two match at Páirc Esler. Photograph: Inpho.

DOWN 1-11 ROSCOMMON 1-15 Roscommon’s bench ensured they left Páirc Esler on Saturday night with a valuable away victory which boosts their (...)

The Hairy Lemon public house at Stephen Street, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Well-known Dublin pub the Hairy Lemon was among a number of outlets served with food closure orders for breaches of food safety legislation by the Foo(...)

Trials to select the Irish women’s team to contest the home international championship for the Lady Milne Trophy begin this coming weekend at Templeogue Centre.

The bridge season has been marked by record participation in national championships, peaking with 147 pairs in Duais an Uachtaráin won by M Brady and (...)

Garrycastle 1-11 Emmet Óg Killoe (Longford) 1-10 A sublime point from their marquee forward Dessie Dolan in the 59th minute edged Garrycastle i(...)

Down’s Kevin McKernan gets his shot away despite the efforts of  Kildare’s Shane Connolly at Páirc Esler. Photo: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

Kildare 1-18 Down 0-11 A team with an identity crisis is one that will always leave you scratching your head. Which is the real Kildare? Yesterday’s (...)

 Lar Corbett is back from injury for Tipperary as they face ito their Munster SHC semi-final against Limerick. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Roscommon manager John Evans has opted against starting any players from the under-21 side that lost the All-Ireland final to Dublin for Sunday’s C(...)

Down’s Daniel McCartan and  Owen Costello battle with Donegal’s Dermot Molloy at Páirc Esler in Newry. Photo: Russell Pritchard/Presseye/Inpho

Down 1-9 Donegal 0-10 (...)

Down’s Mark Poland comes under pressure from four Monaghan men during the league clash at Páirc Esler in Newry. Photo: Matt Mackey/Presseye/Inpho

Down 1-11 Monaghan 0-14Down clawed their way back from a seven-point deficit to snatch an unlikely draw against Ulster champions Monaghan yesterday.Bo(...)