The Taste of Greystones Regatta is now in its third year. Photograph: David O’Brien.

There’s little evidence of recession at Ireland’s newest keelboat sailing centre where this weekend’s Taste Of Greystones Sailing Regatta has attract(...)

Since releasing his 2011 debut, Ryan Sheridan has all but managed to shake off the “glorified busker” tag and has became a solid fixture on th(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Sinn Féin has accused its political opponents of using the murders of Kevin McGuigan and Gerard “Jock” Davidson to attack the party in the lead up t(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte’s greatest moments have come against Kerry but his team will go in as underdogs on Sunday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

“Like all of these things, are you as good as your next game?” asks Mickey Harte. “And we haven’t played it yet.” Which is the neatest and simplest w(...)

Monaghan intercounty footballer Darren Hughes (left) with chief executive of Fastrack to IT Peter Davitt; Microsoft managing director Cathriona Hallahan; GAA chief Aogán Ó Fearghail; and Cavan intercounty player Cian Mackey in Breffni Park, Cavan, at the launch of Youth2Work. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Youth2Work, an initiative providing young people with training in technical skills, is launching a pilot programme for rural communities in Cavan and (...)

Paul O’Donohoe with his magnificent bass of 62cm caught on a ragworm and fresh mackerel cocktail in north Co Dublin

Scottish ministers propose to make conservation regulations to introduce a licensing system for the taking of Atlantic salmon outside inland waters(...)

The attendance for the 1985 All-Ireland football semi-final of   Kerry against Monaghan was just 21,746, showing what a non-event these games could be. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The casual utterance of sweeping assertions has always held a special place within the GAA – damning verdicts like “the worst centre forward in Europe(...)

Donegal manager Rory Gallagher  described Mayo as “a team in the prime of their health” Photo: INPHO/James Crombie

The load of games clearly took some toll on his team, and yet Donegal manager Rory Gallagher has refused to use that as any excuse. Mayo were superior(...)

Mickey Harte leads Tyrone into their 10th football quarter-final in 13 years. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

When they’re giving out on the radio about the cost of schoolbooks, it’s a sure sign that the summer is nearly done. The last knockings of the hurling(...)