Thanks to Katie Taylor, things are looking up for Ireland at the Olympics.   Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

“It’s like déjà vu all over again” is a quote attributed to the famous American baseball player and coach Yogi Berra and, for everyone looking back wi(...)

Boxer Michael Conlan drove back to Belfast for his tie, so no one could begrudge him his Sports Personality of the Year crown. “If I hadn’t won it, I’d have been disappointed,” he beamed. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

RTÉ’s annual sports awards, a time for us all to unite and salute our people’s wondrous achievements through the year; a time to take pride in our fel(...)

Gráinne McElwain: the TG4 woman gives it her best, year in, year out, her efforts bordering on the heroic, but she rarely gets anywhere. Photograph: Bryan Brophy/1IMAGE

Gráinne McElwain has her work cut out every September. First she has to try to get Cork manager Éamonn Ryan to concede that he’s half decent at his jo(...)

Briege Corkery: Cork dual star can make history with a win over Dublin in final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Apart from a blip in 2010 when they lost to Tyrone in the quarter-finals, Cork have been nothing less than invincible in Gaelic football for just o(...)

Cork women’s manager Eamonn Ryan has made a single change as he looks to guide his side to a fifth consecutive All-Ireland football championship. Photograph: Inpho

Both defending champions Cork and Dublin have made a single change to their starting line-ups ahead of Sunday’s Women’s All-Ireland football final at (...)

Cork’s Valerie Mulcahy scores a goal during the  All-Ireland semi-final at Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

Cork 4-14 Kerry 0-13 Eamonn Ryan’s remarkable Cork are through to a 10th TG4 All-Ireland final in 11 years. The Rebelettes saw off Munster (...)

Waterford’s Trish Jackman, Cork’s Bríd Stack, Roscommon’s Amanda McLoone and Tyrone’s Shannon Quinn. Photograph: Inpho

“It’s a pity to think that I have played with Cork for over 10 years now and I have never once played an intercounty game in Pairc Uí Chaoimh – that’s(...)

Pictured at the launch of the TG4 Ladies All Ireland Football Championship are Ciara O’Sullivan, Cork, and Lyndsey Davey, Dublin. The championship, which begins with the first matches on July 25th will culminate with the TG4 All Ireland Finals in Croke Park on September 27th. Photo: Sportsfile

Attempting to win a 10th All-Ireland title in 11 seasons will never be straightforward, and the Cork women’s football team have already found one obst(...)

According to Tom Moloney of Construction Information Services, there are solid reasons for believing the sector has turned a corner. Photograph: Alan Betson

A construction summit in Dublin on Tuesday will bring together some of the leading figures in the industry at a time of renewed optimism in the sector(...)

The Cork players and backroom staff  celebrate their victory over Galway in the Tesco Ladies’ National Football League Division One final replay at O’Moore Park in  Portlaoise on Saturday. Photo:  Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Cork 0-14 Galway 1-10 Eamonn Ryan claimed that his all-conquering Cork side are in transition despite watching them claim a ninth Tesco Ladies’(...)