Time to dig out the woolies? Temperatures are set to fall to around freezing over the weekend, Met Eireann has said. Photograph: Bogdan Cristel/Reuters

This glorious Indian summer we are having will turn to an early winter within the next week, according to Met Éireann. Just as one of the best Septemb(...)

Ger Cunningham: former Cork coach is being linked with the Dublin job in succession to Anthony Daly. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

As expected Anthony Cunningham was last night ratified as manager of the Galway hurlers for another two years. He has held the post for the past three(...)

Donegal captain Michael Murphy: will again be asked to lead Ireland, as he did in last year’s series in Ireland. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It will be at least three weeks before Ireland manager Paul Earley is ready to name his panel for November’s international rules Test in Australia. Pr(...)

Paul Galvin who was allegedly struck by a spectator during a county senior hurling final in Kerry yesterday. Photograph: Inpho

The Kerry County Board is awaiting the referee’s report before deciding whether to take action following an incident yesterday in which former inter-c(...)

An altercation appeared to take place between Tom Murnane and former Kerry great Paul Galvin (above).  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This year’s county senior hurling final between Lixnaw and Kilmoyley will be remembered not for the quality of the hurling, which was poor, but rather(...)

Irish Roots

Unless you’re from Kerry or Donegal, last week’s All-Ireland football final was as dull as porridge. The half-time ads beat it hands-down. Proctor and(...)

Mariet Timmermans from Holland with an excellent sea trout of 4lb caught on Lough Currane, Waterville, Co Kerry, on the fly. photograph: vincent appleby

  INLAND Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has welcomed a review of more than 300 scientific publications on the effects sea lice can have on sea tr(...)

Armed Naval and Gardaí personel with the €500,000 worth of cocaine which was seized from a yacht off the west coast of Ireland in 2008. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Over the past two decades, the south west coast of Ireland has become a favoured transhipment point for criminal gangs seeking to smuggle drugs from S(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice celebrates with minor manager Jack O’Connor following victory over Donegal on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When Dublin County Board launched its planning document Unleashing the Blue Wave – A Strategy for Dublin GAA 2011-2017 three years ago, the vision of (...)

 President Michael D Higgins with “Bud and Michael” during the Horse Ploughing Competition at the National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska, Co Laois, today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Ploughing Championships was described as “the most beloved rendezvous in Ireland’s rural calendar” when President Michael D Higgins opene(...)