Conor McGregor (left) knocks out  Jose Aldo during a featherweight championship mixed martial arts bout at in Las Vegas. Photograph: AP

After 14 months of build-up and 13 seconds of combat, Conor McGregor is the undisputed featherweight champion of the world after levelling the legenda(...)

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor square up in Dublin ahead of their proposed meeting at UFC 189, a fight that was cancelled after the Brazilian picked up an injury. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

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Eilís Carey. Photograph: Ste Murray

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Drogheda United managerJohn McDonnell: his side have taken just two points from the last 22 on offer. Photograph:  Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Limerick defender Robbie Williams has targeted winning five of their remaining eight games in the hope of completing their great escape. While they re(...)

Conor McGregor will fight Jose Aldo next December in Las Vegas. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Conor McGregor is now so rich and famous that he doesn’t have to roll out of bed before two o’clock on any hot August afternoon in Las Vegas. This (...)

Revisiting Juno and the Paycock: Joe Dowling  rehearsing Seán O’Casey’s play with cast members at the Guthrie Theater. Photograph: Joan Marcus

Joe Dowling is standing in front of one of the Guthrie Theater’s three stages, in Minneapolis, giving notes to Mark Benninghofen, the American actor w(...)

Cork City’s Colin Healy with Sean Thornton of Drogheda United. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

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Adam Evans celebrates scoring the equalising goal for Bohemians  with team-mate Lorcan Fitzgerald during the  SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at Dalymount Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Bohemians 1 Cork City 1 Cork City slipped seven points behind Premier Division leaders Dundalk on Monday evening when a late equaliser denied t(...)

Cork City’s Kieran Djilali celebrates scoring their second goal in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Drogheda United at  United Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 Cork City 2 Cork managed to silence their critics somewhat as they scored two away from home for the first time this season in(...)

Bray’s Graham Kelly leaves the pitch after being sent off  against Cork City. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

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