Dublin’s Kevin McManamon and Odhrán Mác Niallais of Donegal at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Donegal 3-14 Dublin 0-17, Croke Park, August 31st As Keith Duggan put it the next day, you could hear the faint echo of Ali here. Donegal shoc(...)

Leinster’s 24-18 defeat against Harlequins at The Stoop rounded off a mixed weekend for the provinces in europe
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • December 8, 2014, 08:35

Lacklustre Leinster The provinces enjoyed decidedly mixed fortunes as they returned to European competition this weekend. On Sunday Matt O’(...)

Ballinderry’s Ryan Bell battles with Glenswilly’s Eamon Ward during the  Ulster senior club championship final at Healy Park, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Inpho

Ryan Bell is optimistic that Ballinderry’s resurgent season can facilitate a drive for the Ulster championship by Derry next year. The big full forwar(...)

Killybegs’ Christopher Murrin and Michael Murphy of Glenswilly in action during the  Donegal SFC final. Photograph: Kieran Murray/Inpho

Glenswilly 3-19 Killybegs 2-6: There was no dilemma. Less than 24 hours after captaining his country in the International Rules series on Saturday ni(...)

Detective Peter Daly (centre) and his team with a large haul of narcotics in New York in 1970

It would be unfair to blame the Boy Scout movement for the journey which brought a Donegal man from the epicentre of one the most celebrated narcotics(...)

‘It is a bitch of a job,” Mike McCormack says cheerfully of the writing life. The Mayo man spent last weekend on a whistle-stop reading tour of the(...)