165  drug tests on jockeys carried out by the Turf Club last year

Statistical evidence of the Turf Club’s dramatically increased testing of horses ‘in-training’ has come from the Integrity body’s statistical report f(...)

Paudie O'Mahoney: He admits to being ashamed when he stood on the scales at 20 stone nine and a half pounds for the first episode of "Operation Transformation". Photograph: Michelle Connor

For former Kerry goalkeeper Paudie O’Mahoney, 2013 was an annus horribilis which he hopes will lead to change of fortune this year. In February he had(...)

 Glendalough: “Next Easter there is an opportunity for the people of Ireland to heed the age-old siren call of our ancient paths and reconnect with our common Christian heritage.”  Photograph: Fáilte Ireland

Last summer, in this column, I recounted a penitential journey I completed from Slemish Mountain to Skellig Michael when researching my book, Pilgrim (...)

St Brendan’s, Ardfert, 0-11 Lixnaw 0-8: St Brendan’s, Ardfert, ended a 23-year famine, when they deservedly beat 14 man Lixnaw, to capture their seven(...)

Archipelago chief executive Steven Menton

Some 19,000 Irish people may have started new businesses last year, but the aspiration to become an entrepreneur here remains low according to the rec(...)

The Tipperary Ten is a group of walking trails offering access to the legend-loaded countryside of Tipperary. Linking serene villages, meandering p(...)