The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland received  four  complaints from viewers over the broadcasting of an apology by presenter Brendan O’Connor arising out of an interview with drag queen artist Rory O’Neill, aka Panti Bliss.

The broadcasting watchdog has upheld RTÉ’s right to apologise to the Iona Institute and John Waters over an allegation of homophobia which surfaced on(...)

Tipperary’s Michael Cahill is challenged by Dublin’s  Conal Keaney during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A game at Semple Stadium in  Thurles. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Tipperary 1-19 Dublin 0-19: Tipperary edged past Dublin in Thurles this afternoo(...)

 Ger Slattery goes over in the corner for  Munster’s final try. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho
Misfiring Munster get the job done
  • Rugby
  • February 15, 2014, 21:28

Munster 36 Zebre 8 Simon Zebo and Ger Slattery scored two tr(...)

Forward Pádraic “Podge” Collins saw his wonderful 2013 championship rewarded last night when he was named as one of the eight Clare players on this year’s All Star selection. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The revolution is complete, all resistance now futile. It may not be an all-time record but Clare’s eight All Star awards equals their best ever haul,(...)

Cork’s forwards will find it hard in tomorrow’s All-Ireland senior hurling final clash against a physically powerful and in-form Dublin defence, especially a half-back line that includes the imposing   Liam Rushe. Photograph: Cathal Noona/Inpho

The most eagerly anticipated semi-finals season in years begins this weekend with probably the most inscrutable of the four matches and trailing a ble(...)

Dublin’s Paul Ryan scores one of his two goals in the Leinster Hurling Final against Galway. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin hurling manager Anthony Daly has named an unchanged side for Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Cork at Croke Park.Dublin have not been in(...)

Joe Canning: expected to exert a major influence over proceedings during Sunday’s Leinster senior hurling final

The Dublin hurlers must feel like Odysseus after finally returning home from the Trojan War only to find a gaggle of uninvited suitors dawdling in his(...)

What does it take to finish off a wounded Kilkenny? A consistent run of hurling matches without the litany of injuries of previous campaigns was all D(...)

Princes Street Cork. Photograph: Google

Two men have been jailed and a third remanded in custody for sentencing following an attack in Cork city centre on two young women at whom they shoute(...)

Ian Keatley (right) and Ireland fell short against South Africa. Photograph: Tamuna Kulumbegashvili/Inpho

Ireland 8 South Africa 19: Emerging Ireland fell short in their second match of the IRB Tbilisi Cup as Carl Bezuidenhout kicked the South Africa Presi(...)