The phrase “Ireland’s answer to Mumford & Sons” may strike fear into the hearts of many, but if Hermitage Green started out as banjo-toting fo(...)

Pictured are victims of sports coach Bill Kinneally:  Colin Power, Jason Clancy, Kevin Keating and Barry Murphy. Photograph: patrick browne

Four men abused as teenagers by Waterford sports coach Bill Kenneally have welcomed the 14 year sentence handed down to him and said they hoped it wil(...)

Malcolm-Jamal Warner in The People v OJ Simpson

‘White Bronco, leather glove, Kato Kaelin”: say that to anyone who remembers 1994 and they will say “OJ Simpson”. The trial of the former American foo(...)

Munster’s  Barry Murphy scores against Sale Sharks in 2006. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

So the two teams who didn’t have anything left to play for duly did win, whereas the two who had everything to play for in terms of qualification, dul(...)

“I can’t really separate myself from this job. I can’t separate myself from Munster because it’s been 21 years nearly now,” says Anthony Foley. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Virtually since birth, Munster have been in Anthony Foley’s blood, whether as a boy being taken into the rarified confines of the Thomond Park home dr(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Brandon Miele with Hugh Douglas of Bray Wanderers. Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Shamrock Rovers 1 Bray Wanderers 0 A late free kick from Brandon Miele gave Shamrock Rovers a laboured but welcome first win in five games. (...)

Patrick McEleney of Derry City takes on Shamrock Rovers pair Maxime Blanchard and Patrick Cregg during the Premier Division game at the Brandywell. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho.

Derry City 1 Shamrock Rovers 0 Paul Hegarty cut a very happy figure following this slender victory at the Brandywell last night. The new Derry City bo(...)

Ian Morris and Killian Brennan celebrate after St Patrick’s Athletic penalty shootout win over Shamrock Rovers which saw them reach the League Cup final. Photograph: Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 0 St. Patrick’s Athletic 0 (St Patrick’s Athletic win 4-2 on penalties) A terrific save from Conor O’Malley in the penalty shootout pr(...)

Brandon Miele scores twice in Shamrock Rovers’ victory over Limerick in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, match at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 4 Limerick 1 Having opened the scoring with a spectacular strike, Brandon Miele completed Shamrock Rovers’ tally with the goal of the (...)

Cork 2-20 Limerick 1-13 Cork came from seven points down to register an emphatic victory over the holders Limerick in the first round of the Mu(...)