The incident in which Meath’s Mickey Burke and Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara clashed at Croke Park last Sunday. Photograph: Inpho.

The GAA have called an end to the alleged biting affair that emerged after Sunday’s Leinster football final at Croke Park. No further investigation(...)

Meath’s Michael Burke protests to the referee after a scuffle involving several players on both teams late in the Leinster final defeat to Dublin. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

So Dublin recorded a 16-point thumping of their neighbouring rivals on a lovely sunny afternoon in Croke Park before the best attendance of the season(...)

Pictured at the Huawei Ireland Broadband Forum are Miriam O’Callaghan, Eircom chief executive Herb Hribar, Imagine Chairman Sean Bolger, BT Ireland chief executive Colm O’Neill, and William Batt, partner at Indecon International Economic. Picture Jason Clarke Photography

Deputy chairman of the board and rotating chief executive with Huawei, Guo Ping has told an audience of Irish broadband industry experts that the C(...)

Cork’s Graham Canty, left, and former Kerry footballer Séamus Moynihan carry the Sam Maguire Cup to the summit of Carrauntoohil, Co Kerry, during the ‘Sam to Summit’ in aid of the Alan Kerins Project. Photo:  Valerie O’Sullivan/Sportsfile

Darkness at the break of noon, as the summit, almost vertically above us now, is suddenly eclipsed, and shadows itself from the big hard sun. No one s(...)

Election posters are still seen by many as the best form of campaigning. Photograph: David Sleator

“I’ve been studying the effectiveness of web campaigning in Ireland for quite a long time,” says Dr Matthew Wall, “and overall, posters are by far the(...)

RSA Insurance ODI Series at Castle Avenue,  Ireland’s Alex Cusack celebrates as Lahiru Thirimanne is caught. Photograph:   Rowland White/Inpho/Presseye

Much of the build-up to the opening game of the RSA Insurance One-Day Series concerned how Sri Lanka would handle a cold and bleak day in Dublin 3 in (...)

Kevin O’Brien: his 98 for Leinster Lighting against North West Warriors at Milverton came from 67 deliveries and featured 11 fours and three sixes to put his side ahead on DL calculations as the rain arrived. Photograph: Surjeet Kumar/Inpho

A 187-run fifth wicket stand between Kevin O’Brien and Andrew Balbirnie helped Leinster Lightning win the opening game of the Interprovincial 50-over (...)

 Ed Joyce: believes Ireland have an excellent chance against Sri Lanka as conditions will not be to their liking. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland coach Phil Simmons has kept to the players that took part in the recent World Twenty20 in his 13-strong squad to take on Sri Lanka in t(...)

The Dutch players and backroom team celebrate after their stunning six-wicket victory over Ireland in Sylhet, Bangladesh that saw them qualify for the Super 10s stage of the World Twenty20. Photograph:   Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland have enjoyed some heady days since debuting on the world stage in 2007, but yesterday in (...)

Ireland’s Paul Stirling with physio Andrew Dunne and captain William Porterfield after picking up an injury against UAE. Photograph: Barry Chambers/Inpho

Ireland are hopeful that key all-rounder Paul Stirling will pass a late fitness test on an elbow injury ahead of their final first-ro(...)