Aidan O’Shea celebrates scoring Mayo’s opener during their Connacht Championship win over Galway in Salthill. Photograph: Inpho

MAYO 1-15 GALWAY 2-8 It was tighter and better contested than recent instalments of the rivalry but in the end this Connacht football semi-final in Pe(...)

Former Connacht captain Gavin Duffy will make his Mayo bow on Sunday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Eight months after the furore and anticipation which surrounded Gavin Duffy’s conversion from rugby international to Mayo gaelic footballer the 32-yea(...)

Mayo’s Keith Higgins will be back in 2015. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mayo fans can rest easy after their county board confirmed on Saturday afternoon that three-time All Star Keith Higgins will not be retiring. E(...)

2014 AIBA Elite Women’s World Boxing Champion Katie Taylor. Photograph: Doug McDermott/Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing

Katie Taylor this morning put the icing on what’s been a fantastic weekend for Irish Sport. The Olympic gold medallist secured a fifth straight(...)

 Balintubber’s Declan Larkin (left) and Martin Farragher of Corofin in action at MacHale Park. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

Connacht SFC FinalCorofin 2-13 Ballintubber 1-07They may have taken a leisurely and, at times, frustrating route back to the top but Corofin won their(...)

Mayo players, with Liam Horan and his backroom staff in the background, before the All-Ireland football final in 2012, which they lost to Donegal by 2-11 to 0-13. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

KD: You managed Ballintubber to the Mayo intermediate championship before the senior final in 2007. Do you remember that day?JH: Yeah. Against Kiltima(...)

St Brigid’s goalkeeper Shane Curran with Cillian O’Connor of Ballintubber. Photograph: ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

All Star Cillian O’Connor buried the hopes of St Brigid’s, Roscommon with a stunning goal, nine minutes from time, to put Mayo champions Ballintubber (...)

 Ballintubber’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates his club’s victory over Castlebar Mitchels at MacHale Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Peter Ford’s search for a county senior championship in his capacity as manager ended at blustery MacHale Park, Castlebar, where he turned the tables (...)

Kerry’s David Moran with Jason Doherty and Cillian O’Connor of Mayo. Moran’s display in midfield was a huge plus factor for Kerry. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In all my years playing and watching Kerry football it’s hard to recall a game of such nervous excitement as witnessed at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturd(...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue and Keith Higgins of Mayo. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

By half-time, yesterday’s GAA All-Ireland football semi-final had proceeded in conformity with the dampish-squib nature of this year’s football champi(...)