The seven people were arrested under Operation Nascar which has been running for a number of years in Cork city and county

A man has been jailed for a year and six people received suspended sentences and/or community service for staging car crashes in order to make fraudul(...)

Sean Dolan of Saint Rynagh’s with Stephen Connolly of Coolderry. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Coolderry 2-15 St Rynagh’s 1-16 Coolderry snatched victory from the jaws of defeat in a sensational finale to the Offaly senior hurling championship i(...)

John Evans has stepped down as Roscommon football manager  after three years. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

John Evans has stepped down as Roscommon football manager after three years at the helm. The Kerry native will not seek the nomination for the post fo(...)

Laois manager Séamus Plunkett and top scorer Zane Keenan celebrate at the end of the Leinster SHC quarter-final against Offaly at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Laois 29 Offaly 21 Laois manager Séamus ‘Cheddar’ Plunkett played down any effect his resignation and return may have had on his side’s performance (...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan celebrates on of his two goals in the All-Ireland SHC Round two Qualifiers at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Not for the first time, Tipperary’s desire to gauge where they are is complicated by sticky issue of who they are. Still hurling’s little girl with th(...)

Offaly’s Brian Carroll  has no room to move as the Tipperary trio of  Michael Cahill, Paddy Stapleton and Paudie Maher surround him during the All-Ireland SHC Qualifier at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 5-25 Offaly 1-20It wasn’t always straightforward but Tipperary got the job done nonetheless in Portlaoise, running out easy winners in the e(...)

Antrim’s Aaron Graffin clashes with  Offaly’s Brian Carroll during their All-Ireland senior hurling championship match at  Ballycastle, Co Antrim. Photograph: Inpho

Offaly 2-19 Antrim 1-20 Offaly left Ballycastle yesterday as victors after a last-minute smash and grab act denied Antrim. An injury-time goal from a(...)

Kilkenny’s Colin Fennelly and James Rigney of Offaly. Photograph: Inpho

KILKENNY 5-32 OFFALY 1-18 In the tunnel leading from the Offaly dressing room to their bus, a young lad stood with his father long after the final wh(...)

Kilkenny’s Colin Fennelly leaves Offaly’s  James Rigney behind at Nowlan Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Kilkenny 5-32 Offaly 1-18A non-event in Nowlan Park. Kilkenny didn’t spare the horses at any point and ran out 5-32 to 1-18 winners over a desperate O(...)

JJ Delaney: the multi-decorated and outstanding defender will man the full back berth for Kilkenny at Nowlan Park. Photo: Dara Mac Donaill

The arrival of Sky Sports has drummed up more interest in this fixture than might otherwise have been the case given the disparity between the counti(...)