Kerry’s James O’Donoghue, as closely marked as he was by Keith Higgins last week, still won 22 possessions. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Venues don’t actually matter a toss in championship football, and once that ball is thrown in at the Gaelic Grounds this evening, the only thing the p(...)

Lee Keegan of Mayo is shown the red card by referee David Goldrick last Sunday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo manager James Horan has kept faith with the team that started the drawn game against Kerry for tomorrow’s replay at the Gaelic Grounds in Limeric(...)

Survey finds 34 per cent of Irish respondents rated the national economy as good, below the average of 39 per cent.

While confidence in the Irish economy as a whole is growing, many consumers remain negative about the health and prospects of their local area.These a(...)

Cork’s John Hayes comes under pressure from Tyrone’s  Matthew Donnelly during the Allianz Football League Division 1 match at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Allianz Football League round-up: You write Tyrone off at your peril. Seemingly d(...)

Former Hurler of the Year Michael Fennelly will be on the bench for Kilkenny’s hurling league quarter-final against Wexford. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Brian Cody welcomes back former Hurler of the Year Michael Fennelly to the panel for tomorrow’s Allianz Hurling League quarter-final against We(...)

Dr Crokes’ Colm Cooper confronts  Michael Webster of Loughmore-Castleiney during the Munster club football semi-final in Killarney. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dr Crokes 3-16 Loughmore-Castleiney 1-5The margin of victory masks the story of this fractious and at times ill-tempered semi-final at Lewis Rd, Killa(...)

Dr Crokes 0-14 Kerins Rahilly’s 0-4: Inspired by the genius of Colm Cooper, Dr Crokes eventually saw off the dogged challenge of a young Kerins O’Rahi(...)

Conor Counihan has taken the chance and experimented with his Cork side this year. Photograph: Inpho

There’s been a bit of a festival feel about the championship already, and even if these two old-timers have been shunted off the main stage in favour (...)

Kerry midfielder Anthony Maher: produced man-of-the-match performance against Tipperary last weekend. Photograph: Inpho

“No, there’ll be no experimentation,” said Eamonn Fitzmaurice – not the words anyone in Waterford wanted to hear from the Kerry football manager. He’s(...)

A 32-year-old father of two has been jailed for two years after he pleaded guilty to biting off part of man’s nose in a pub in an unprovoked at(...)