John McGrath: has caught the eye in Tipperary’s attack during the league. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY Under-21 FC  Connacht semi-finals Sligo v Roscommon, Markievicz Park, 5.0 Roscommon’s rise to prominence continues at the grade wh(...)

At a conference in Dublin marking the 15th anniversary of the Business German in Ireland (BuGI) working group, a call  for early foreign language teaching was backed by almost all speakers

Ireland’s efforts to build a globalised economy are unsustainable in the long run, given its failed foreign language education policy, particularly i(...)

Robert Lennon is one of four changes Kilkenny have made for the Allianz Hurling game against Tipperary at Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny have made four changes to the team that lost the county’s opening match of the Allianz Hurling League to Waterford for Sunday’s game against (...)

File photo, Limerick manager TJ Ryan Photograph: ©Inpho/Cathal Noonan

Limerick 2-23 Wexford 0-15 Limerick manager TJ Ryan must have been pleased with the high scoring rate of his side who thrashed a disappointing Wexf(...)

Tipperary’s Conor Kenny and Dublin’s Eoghan O’Donnell Photograph: Inpho/Ken Sutton

Tipperary 1-23 Dublin 0-12 Winter hurling at Semple but Tipperary would warm you to your fingertips in the right mood. They weren’t quite at it all n(...)

The late Rev Prof Liam Ryan: “A peerless intellect”

The late Rev Prof Liam Ryan was remembered at a special reception in Maynooth on Friday night where a short memorial publication based on people’s rec(...)

Darragh O’Connell of Cuala with Jack Langton of Clara during their Leinster semi-final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cuala 3-12, Clare 0-17: The winter sun flooded Parnell Parkyesterday afternoon but it shone more brightly for Cuala, who are back in the AIB Leinster (...)

Clockwise from top left: Paul O’Neill, Deirdre Veldon, Mark Hennessy and Paddy Logue.

A series of new editorial appointments have been made at The Irish Times. Editor Kevin O’Sullivan said the appointments would serve to further develo(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald along with another senior panel player  Liam Ryan were All Star nominees last year. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s hard to imagine a more clear-cut match in an All-Ireland semi-final. Antrim may have surprised Wexford two years ago at the same stage but the c(...)

Wexford’s Kevin Foley: his senior distractions have now been removed

Wexford need this. There’s clear evidence they have superior hurlers to Kilkenny who have been in a slump at this age grade since 2012. Wexford are a(...)