Sarah Lavin, National Junior Athlete of the Year 2013 (centre), with Adam Sheehan and Cliona Sullivan, both students from Oaklands Community College, Edenderry, Co Offaly, at the launch of the Aviva Health Insurance Schools fitness challenge yesterday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some 80 per cent of Irish secondary school teachers believe physical education (PE) should be a core examinable subject in the Leaving Certificate, ac(...)

Celebrity MasterChef winner David Gillick said the pressure of the kitchen came close to matching that of racing. Photograph: RTÉ

Athlete David Gillick has said he would consider a career in the food industry after he won Ireland’s Celebrity MasterChef. The 400 metre runner said (...)

Conor Pope: Tracy Piggott seems to know what she’s about, she uses French terms when talking about food.

It’s four in the morning and I’m sitting on my kitchen floor in bits. Just like my shortbread. Until this evening I’d never baked so much as a single (...)

Pole-vaulter Tori Pena  will be Ireland’s sole field athlete in Moscow

It is instantly more pronounced by the names that are not there rather than the names that are and still the Irish team for the 14th World Athletics C(...)

The comedian Gary Cooke was the first to be relieved of his Celebrity MasterChef Ireland (RTÉ One, Sunday) apron, and as he went out the door he took (...)

Tyson Gay: has admitted to testing positive for a banned substance.

After processing the mild surprise and nagging disgust that both Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell had failed a doping test – the latest damning indictment o(...)

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