Sonia O’Sullivan: “You will find that the more even your pace is throughout the race, the more in control you will feel.” Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Road races must be the most gender-balanced sporting event in the world, as men and women compete alongside each other over the same distance at the s(...)

Detail from Matriline, a Kathleen Lynn Mosaic by Mary Kelly

By any standard, Kathleen Florence Lynn ranks as a hard act to follow. Insider on the Outside is a co-ordinated series of exhibitions curated by Cath(...)

Roscommon county ground Hyde Park’s surface is badly in need of work. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Roscommon’s emergence as league semi-finalists on Sunday against Kerry has capped an exceptional first season back in the top division. Unfortunately (...)

The Dublin team stand for the national anthem before playing Roscommon in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Perception is everything. When Dublin and Donegal met in their regular league fixture in Croke Park on Easter Saturday night, the shorthand version o(...)

PanelDuct won the overall ‘Innovation of the Year’ award at The Irish Times InterTradeIreland Innovation Awards 2015. From left: Barry Cryan, Pat Walsh, Conal O’Neill and Anthony Killeen from PanelDuct.

The 2015 Irish Times Innovation Award winner, PanelDuct, is experiencing growing demand on the home and international markets for its ingenious ventil(...)

  Odhrán MacNiallais: will be hoping to help Donegal bounce back from two defeats when the county take on Dublin at Croke Park.  Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Presseye/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Football League Matches at 7.0 unless stated Division One Dublin v Donegal, Croke Park – With semi-final advancement already secu(...)

On the up: Caithriona Carty of Mindfulness Matters with children in the sensory room at Scoil Íosa in Ballina. Photograph: Brian Farrell

This time last year the social-change start-up ChangeX set itself a goal: get 100 people to start community projects in 100 days. The organisers sa(...)

Dr Omar Hassan Khalafalla Mohamed: Found guilty two months ago of 28 counts of poor professional performance and professional misconduct .Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The lengthy inquiry into Dr Omar Hassan Khalafalla, who was found guilty two months ago of 28 counts of poor professional performance and professional(...)

Ballyboden St Enda’s celebrate their AIB All-Ireland Club SFC win over Castlebar Mitchels at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Ballyboden St Enda’s 2-14 Castlebar Mitchels 0-7 Experience cuts both ways. Ballyboden surged to a first AIB All-Ireland club football title at Cro(...)

Stephen Rochford is the latest to take up Mayo’s  quest, which at times makes the pursuit of the Holy Grail appear half-hearted. Photograph: Andrew Paton/inpho

There was a moment during Aidan O’Shea’s press conference to promote his American adventures – which the PR firm had encouraged us to examine in every(...)