Laois’ Cahir Healy tackles Westmeath’s Niall O’Brien. Photograph: Inpho

Laois 0-23 Westmeath 0-16 Laois hurlers will remain in Division 1B for another year at least, despite winning none of their games and losing a playof(...)

Lavey captain Kevin McCloy who collapsed on the pitch shortly after the match started in the Derry SFC second round-clash at Owenbeg, Dungiven, on Wednesday night. He is in a stable condition. Photograph: Sportsfile

Kevin McCloy, the former Derry football captain, remained stable yesterday in Altnagelvin Hospital. Although the family do not intend to issue update(...)

Ballinderry Kevin McGuckin (right) has had his red card rescinded so will be back to play in midfield alongside James Conway against Glenswilly tomorrow. photograph: inpho

ULSTER SFC FINALBallinderry (Derry) v Glenswilly (Donegal), Healy Park, Omagh, 3pm, (Referee: Padraig Hughes, Armagh)The atrocious record of Donegal c(...)

Paul O’Neill told Judge Susan Ryan that an insurance company was repudiating a policy it had sold Mr Niall Mellon. Photograph: Eric Luke

Developer and charity organiser Niall Mellon did not hold a licence to sell drinks when he and others were proprietors of the Three Rock Bar in Decemb(...)

Kilkenny minors celebrate their victory over Laois at Croke Park yesterday. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

KILKENNY 1-18 LAOIS 0-8: Alan Murphy fired 10 points as Kilkenny claimed their first Electric Ireland Leinster MHC title since 2010, following a 13-po(...)

Carlow’s Dion Wall, David Galway, Darren Dalton and Laurence Kinsella celebrate their win over Dublin  at Parnell Park last night. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

CARLOW 1-13 DUBLIN 1-11: An injury-time goal from Marty Kavanagh handed Carlow a deserved two-point win over Dublin in their Bord Gáis Energy Leinster(...)