Johnny Murphy with cast members of “Brothers of the Brush”

Johnny Murphy, a versatile and accomplished Dublin actor who has died aged 72, will probably be best remembered for his role as Joey “the Lips” Fagan (...)

ActorJohnny Murphy, pictured at the funeral service for Mick Lally in 2010, has died. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The actor Johnny Murphy, best known for his portrayal of Joey “The Lips” Fagan in The Commitments, has died at the age of 72. In addi(...)

Outhalf Paddy Jackson will captain Ulster against the Scarlets. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Press Eye

Ulster v Scarlets, Kingspan Stadium, Sunday, 3pm (BBC) Stuart Olding continues to display his versatility by once again lining out at fullback in (...)

The Nire 1-11 Ballylanders 0-7 Though they had two players black-carded Waterford champions, The Nire, cruised to a comfortable win in the Munster clu(...)

Munster outhalf Ian Keatley in action against Gloucester in the Heineken Cup. “I feel I have to use this year as the year to break through.”

It’s been a circuitous route to being a first-choice provincial outhalf for the Heineken Cup, but Ian Keatley has a fair body of work to his name by n(...)

Adare’s Declan Hannon is tackled by Na Piarsaigh’s Kieran Breen during the Limerick senior hurling final at the Gaelic Grounds yesterday. Photo: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Na Piarsaigh 0-14 Adare 0-12Na Piarsaigh won back the Limerick senior hurling crown which they lost 12 months ago after claiming it for the first time(...)

Timing has been on Glass Robot’s side thus far. Three days after graduating with computer science degrees from DIT, the four members of the mob(...)

Even in an age when the television talent shows have become wearily familiar, auditions for a West End stage version of (...)