The Tyrone team line up for a Division Two league match against Armagh. The county have not won an Ulster title for six year. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

One of the sensibilities hardest to kick when it comes down to championship reform in football is the idea that a team can spring a shock. The narcoti(...)

Labour’s Brendan Howlin, Fianna Fáil’s James Browne and Independent Mick Wallace (above) took the first, second and third seats respectively in Wexford. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A bright blue spot appeared on the electoral map for Fine Gael on Monday in Wexford. After an exhausting count, Michael D’Arcy and Paul Kehoe joined(...)

Beer kegs believed to be stolen property. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí seized suspected stolen goods including power tools, bicycles and over 100 beer kegs and arrested three men following the search of a vehicle a(...)

Mick Wallace on the canvass at Wolfe Tone Villas in Wexford.

At last, a politician who has kept his promises. “I said I wouldn’t do parish pump and I didn’t,” says Mick Wallace, lightly dressed in his trademark(...)

Dublin’s Liam Rushe returns from suspension to face Galway in the NHL at Parnell Park. Photograph: Inpho

SATURDAY Sigerson Cup final UCD v DCU, Jordanstown, 2.30 DCU gathered the kudos with an impressive win against the hosts Jordanstown. Leading(...)

Cork’s Brian Corcoran: played for up to a dozen different teams one year due to his proficiency in two codes. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Next week’s annual GAA Congress will consider hugely significant rule changes, which can make major inroads on the problem of burnout and rationalisin(...)

Vivian Rath said that as a mobility scooter user access to footpaths and disabled parking creates a  significant challenge.

This article is part of The Irish Times Meet the Voters series, profiling ten sample voters in a bid to track the impact of the 2016 General Election(...)

Fine Gael candidate Stephanie Regan canvassing in Raheny, Dublin. Topics included  sugar content in children’s food and the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Posters, flags and badges are strewn across a messy living room-cum-campaign headquarters as first-time general election candidate Stephanie Regan pre(...)

Wexford senior football manager David Power: “Our number one aim is to give a good performance in every game, and secondly to get out of Division Four. I know it won’t be easy.” Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho/Presseye

“You can’t hold back,” says David Power, “you have to just go for it” - and he’s not talking about the drive from Clonmel to Wexford Park three times(...)

Kevin McManamon: believes Dublin’s successes in the league in recent years have helped the team go on to secure championship glory. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Like many of his most striking contributions in Croke Park, it comes late in the day. Towards the end of his interview at yesterday’s launch of this y(...)