Tubridy sitting beneath a smock as Margaret Curran applies his make-up. “This is one of my least favourite things,”

It’s Friday morning, on April 22nd, and Ryan Tubridy is looking at his suits and ties. There’s a row of them, amid racks of more outlandish costumes (...)

He goes, “I’ve decided I want to be a solicitodder. To one of the big criminoddle famidies.”

I call out to see Ronan on Monday morning. He’s smoking one of his world famous rollies and filling in a form. I’m like, “Alright, Ro? Is that the ce(...)

Conor McGregor’s rematch with Nate Diaz could be rescheduled for a later UFC card. Photograph: AP

We were told a rematch would headline UFC 200 on July 9th in Las Vegas. Now we know which one. When Conor McGregor feigned retirement and balked at a(...)

Conor McGregor appeared to have announced his retirement from UFC, with sport boss Dana White later saying the Irishman had been pulled from his Las Vegas showdown with Nate Diaz. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Conor McGregor will not be fighting at UFC 200 after UFC president Dana White announced on Wednesday that Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will headline t(...)

For all the puerile trash-talking and braggadocio, both men now find themselves in remarkably similar, awkward situations.

When Conor McGregor went to war with UFC last week, there was something eerily familiar about his line of complaint and angle of attack. Was it arguin(...)

Prof Mary Flynn and Shane Jennings at the FSAI open meeting on food and fitness in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Too much focus on body image, and misinformation about sports nutrition and diet, are having an unhealthy effect on young people, a conference in Dubl(...)

Conor McGregor appeared to have announced his retirement from UFC, with sport boss Dana White later saying the Irishman had been pulled from his Las Vegas showdown with Nate Diaz. Photo: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

Conor McGregor will not be fighting at UFC 200 after UFC president Dana White announced on Wednesday that Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones will headline t(...)

Tyrion (Peter Dinklage) and Varys (Conleth Hill) go on a wander round Braavos

After more hype than a Conor McGregor fight, Game of Thrones rumbled busily back on to our screens, with an episode that didn’t exactly have us prais(...)

Conor McGregor interacts with the crowd during the UFC’s Go Big launch event inside MGM Grand Garden Arena  in Las Vegas last September. Photograph:   Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images

When this imbroglio finally blows over, we can explore what Conor McGregor has against Connecticut. For now, let’s concentrate on this game of poker (...)

Conor McGregor after his loss to Nate Diaz at UFC 196 in Las Vegas. Photograph:  Raymond Spencer/Inpho

Conor McGregor has moved to clarify his future by saying he is not retired from MMA, but rather unhappy with how he is forced to do endless rounds of(...)