Kerry’s Colm Cooper: made his first appearance for the Kingdom in 19 months when he came on against Tyrone at Healy Park. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

When the balls finished bobbling and the wheel stopped spinning, the final shape of the various Allianz Football League table made for absorbing read(...)

Fermanagh manager Peter McGrath was pleased with his side’s improvement in the second half but says better will be required against Armagh. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

Fermanagh 1-12 Wexford 0-07Fermanagh’s revival continues as their eight-point victory over a spiritless Wexford saw them promoted from Division Three (...)

Louth manager Colin Kelly: his side maintained an upward trajectory with a deserved win over 14-man Wexford. Photograph: Inpho

Louth 1-16 Wexford 1-10 A rejuvenated Louth will be eyeing a promotion push after a second win on the bounce at the Gaelic Grounds. Boosted(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

Dave and Caitlin Power in Central Park on the day of their wedding. Photograph: dkcollection.com

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories .We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabulous weddin(...)

 Meath’s Seán Tobin scores a goal past Longford goalkeeper Paddy Collum at Pairc Táilteann. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Meath 1-17 Longford 1-9Last year’s beaten finalists Meath are on the cusp of a semi-final spot in the O’Byrne after seeing off the feeble challenge of(...)

Wexford senior football manager David Power. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With a tra-la-la and a hoppity-hi-ho, it is a most delightful pleasure to greet one and all to the first Monday morning of 2015. Here at The Irish Tim(...)

Longford manager Jack Sheedy with Paul Barden, who made his debut in 1999. Photograph: John McIlwaine/Presseye/Inpho

Hurling may have lost several of its old soldiers to retirement towards the end at 2014 but there appears to be life left in their football counterpa(...)

Trainers Tom Hogan and Eddie Lynam (right)  after a trackwork session at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong, Hong Kong. Photograph: Vince Caligiuri/Getty Images

Sole Power secured ‘Horse of the Year’ honours in 2014 and a similar programme is likely for the star sprinter in 2015 despite a lacklustre end to his(...)

Paul Bealin: led Westmeath last year but failed to get the backing of the clubs for a second term. Photo: William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

And then there was one. Westmeath now stand alone as the last county still looking to appoint a senior football manager for 2015, and the search is(...)