Katie Taylor pictured at Dublin Airport after arriving home from the world women’s boxing championships in South Korea where she won her fifth gold medal. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Katie Taylor has landed her fair share of uppercuts in boxing rings around the globe. Now comes confirmation that she can deliver a knockout blow in t(...)

Google’s annual search rankings show that football, celebrity tragedies and an absentee country western singer were the topics Irish people seached for in 2014.

Football, celebrity tragedies and an absentee country western singer were the topics that got Irish people clicking in 2014, according to Google’s (...)

St Vincent’s Dermot Connolly in action against Damien Rushe of Garrycastle during the Leinster semi-final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

No one said it would be easy, so when St Vincent’s thought about ways of extending their unbeaten club run which now stretches back to September 2012 (...)

Connected, which has won RTÉ2 legions of female fans

In October of last year, Bill Malone was half a year into the job of channel controller of RTÉ2. At the time, Malone spoke at a mile a minute in hi(...)

Photograph: Rui Santos/Getty

Irishmen did not used to be ripped. They could be brawny. They could be teak. They could be hardened by labour, toughened by the fields, made steely b(...)

Conor McGregor took his professional MMA record to 15-2 with a TKO of Dustin Poirier at MGM Grand in Ls Vegas.  Photograph: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Conor McGregor announced the dawn of “the new era of the fighting Irish” after his patented left hook brought an end to his bout with Dustin Poirier (...)

Dubliner Conor McGregor (left) has entralled the Irish public when he beat Diego Brandao of Brazil at the O2 Arena, Dublin, in a UFC fight in July. Photograph: Inpho.

On New Year’s Day 2011, Dustin Poirier made his UFC debut and began the journey towards his showdown with Conor McGregor at the MGM Grand Arena in Las(...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue reacts after missing a point in the drawn semi-final against Mayo. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Perspective is everything. Late in the draw between Kerry and Mayo, James O’Donoghue went for glory. He missed. Declan O’Sullivan spat bile at him.On(...)

Conor McGregor: adept at pre-fight ‘trash talk’. Photograph: David Sleator

TV3 Group isn’t the only broadcaster looking to pull in viewers via the mixed martial arts magic of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Setanta Spor(...)

A pumped-up Conor McGregor prepares to face Diego Brandao at the O2 Arena earlier this month. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Is it possible to not know who Conor McGregor is? The diminutive Crumlin centaur with that Pan-goatee and kick-like-a-mule is unavoidable. In the medi(...)