Jamie Heaslip: turning out for Leinster against Castres at the RDS. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan
What’s on this weekend?

Shannonside Winter Music FestivalSpread across 15 different venues in Bunratty and Sixmilebridge, Co Clare, more than 150 musicians will be performing(...)

The need to diversify led Clare-based dairy farmer Sean Fitzgerald into artisan cheese making in 1988. What is special about your business? Ours was (...)

A participant in the Irish Christmas Tree Throwing Championships which are taking place in Active Ennis Tim Smyth Park this weekend.

When the people of county Clare heard about the practice of throwing away old Christmas trees, they took it rather literally.As such, Sunday will see (...)

Former manager Anthony Daly gave ‘six epic seasons’ to Dublin, said John Costello. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin chief executive John Costello has conceded the county’s senior hurlers lack the depth at the moment to mount a consistent challenge in champio(...)

Dublin supporters on Hill 16 during Sunday’s game against Monaghan. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan

Last weekend saw the curtain come down on the first year of the GAA’s exclusive rights deal with Sky Sports. Saturday’s football quarter-finals were t(...)

Cavan’s Gearóid McKiernan and Cathal Shine of Roscommon battle it out at Croke Park in the NFL Division Three final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Roscommon 1-17 Cavan 0-18 Roscommon go up to Division Two as champions after coming out on top after a thoroughly entertaining Division Three f(...)

 Clare celebrate victory over Cork at Croke Park after winning the county’s fourth  All-Ireland senior hurling title. Photograph: Alan Betson.

Everybody involved in hurling is well aware of the fact that the All-Ireland senior championship (the Liam MacCarthy Cup) is the most sought a(...)

The painter Barrie Cooke was held in exceptionally high regard among his peers and by a large number of collectors and art lovers. He was known(...)

A radar image showing rainfall over Ireland at 4pm today. Image: Met Éireann

A weather warning in place for 15 counties earlier today has been lifted as wind speeds drop across the country. However Met Éireann ha(...)

Clare’s Cian Dillon is held off by  Walter Walsh of Kilkenny at Cusack Park. PPhotograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The clash of the hurling titans lived up to its billing as Clare, the All-Ireland champions, edged out reigning league champions Kilkenny by a(...)