Donegal’s Eamon McGee and Kieran Donaghy of Kerry under the dropping ball at Croke Park in the All-Ireland quarter-final of 2012. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

I’m expecting a close contest but I’m also expecting Kerry to win by whisker.Some of the reasoning is to do with good luck and how fortunate Kerry wer(...)

The Uefa Europa League Trophy is pictured at the Aviva stadium in Dublin, Ireland, on May 18th, 2011, before the match between Portuguese teams FC Porto and SC Braga. Photograph: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images

More than a decade after their bid with Scotland to host Euro 2008 went down in flames, the FAI are back in Geneva, rather more hopeful of having some(...)

 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland has been urged by Judge Brian McGovern to engage in mediation with former management company Horizon. Photograph: Getty Images

Rory McIlroy, the world number one and the projected talisman for Europe’s bid to retain the Ryder Cup in just over a week’s time at Gleneagles in Sco(...)

You can become a New Yorker, but never a Dub . . . Sarah Jessica Parker, as Carrie Bradshaw, in a scene from Sex and the City. Photograph:  Craig Blankenhorn/AP Photo/HBO

How long does it take to become a New Yorker? About eight years, according to Carrie Bradshaw in the TV series Sex in the City. Having served her appr(...)

Donegal manager  Jim McGuinness: ready to pit his wits against Jim Gavin and the reigning All-Ireland champions. Photo:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

That match three years ago is now a scary but merry memory for Dublin – like the time we ran out of petrol in Transylvania – given all the good thing(...)

Mayo’s Andy Moran in action against Kerry’s Marc Ó Sé, the latter is one of the Kingdom’s few decorated stars from their victorious era. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Given that Irish Rail have decided that all roads lead to Dublin tomorrow, it’s as well that there’s enough fuel in the plots and plans of Mayo and Ke(...)

A general view of Grafton Street in Dublin 2. Ten people aged between 14 and 19 years have been arrested in connection with a number of robberies, thefts and assaults in the area over the summer months. Photograph: Davd Sleator/The Irish Times.

Ten people aged between 14 and 19 years have been arrested in connection with a number of robberies, thefts and assaults in central Dublin. Seven male(...)

A man is to appear in court this morning charged in connection with a hit and run incident in Dublin at the weekend.

A man is to appear in court this morning charged in connection with a hit-and-run incident in Dublin at the weekend. The man (29) was arrested after (...)

Terminal 2 at Dublin Airport. Dublin to London is the second most travelled air route in the world, according to new figures. Photograph:  Matt Kavanagh / The Irish Times

Dublin to London is the second most travelled international air route in the world, according to new figures.Some 3.6 million people travelled the Dub(...)

Ali Grehan: “Being invited to help curate the Taipei World Design Capital 2016 year is a terrific honour and a huge endorsement of the Pivot Dublin Project.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ali Grehan, Dublin City Council architect and founder of the Pivot Dublin project, has been asked to to be part of a seven-person World Design Capi(...)