Conor McManus’s 2-37 makes him the top scorer in the division by a distance – nine points ahead of Ciarán Murtagh of Roscommon. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

With five minutes to go against Dublin back in February, Conor McManus took off on another wheeling, hitch-kicking, looping run down in front of Hill(...)

Follow all of the Cheltenham  action live with Malachy Clerkin today from 12.30pm. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

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Deirdre Gogarty and Christy Martin trade blows during a bout in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 16th 1996. Martin won the fight with a decision in the sixth round. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello /Allsport

Deirdre Gogarty was 26-years-old the night she got paid three grand for a fight watched by over a million people. Called up on 10 days’ notice, she (...)

Irish Times swimmer Malachy Clerkin is struggling with strength and singing after illness swept the house. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Malachy (can’t sing, won’t sing) Clerkin There has been a lurgy in our house for the past fortnight. The baby got it, the daddy got it, the mammy l(...)

Pat Spillane: “There’s two pubs and two churches and none of them are under pressure. Without the GAA, there’d be nothing in these communities.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In Templenoe this week, they found themselves with fabric torn and hearts hollow. Last Sunday, a local man went missing on the water around Dromquinn(...)

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We are getting to that point in the new year when fitness resolutions are falling to the side. So take a deep breath and take the plunge for a 2016 c(...)

Thanks to Katie Taylor, things are looking up for Ireland at the Olympics.   Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

“It’s like déjà vu all over again” is a quote attributed to the famous American baseball player and coach Yogi Berra and, for everyone looking back wi(...)

The Sport and Sponsorship Sentiment Index: the research was carried out between December 10th and 15th. Presumably, this accounts for Conor McGregor’s one-punch knockout of Jose Aldo not making it into the top-five most memorable moments of the year

In the end, the biggest surprise in the annual the PSG Sport and Sponsorship Sentiment Index announced on Thursday was that Shane Long’s goal against (...)

This wonderful photograph from a packed  Ireland versus Austria match  in 1963 is just one of many in   ’Dalymount Park,   Home of Irish Football’ by Colin White.

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Mayo co-managers Noel Connelly and Pat Holmes during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The temptation when a group of players takes it upon themselves to initiate a heave against management is to pose a simple question. Who the hell d(...)