St Mullins won their 25th Carlow senior hurling championship title with win over Mount Leinster.

St Mullins 1-14 Mount Leinster Rangers 0-10 Defending Carlow senior hurling champions St Mullins went into yesterday’s county final as rank outsiders (...)

Unconditional love: I met Richard 15 years ago, and we’ve been together for 10. We became civil partners, at Adare Manor in Ireland, two years ago, which has been very important to us, but marriage means so much more

I left Ireland for Australia, in 1991, for the simple reason that I am gay. It is a beautiful irony that, next year, I will return to marry my part(...)

Laois goalkeeper Enda Rowland in action here against Antrim, made a confident save late on to ensure victory. Photograph: John McIlwaine/Presseye/Inpho

Laois 1-17 Carlow 1-14Laois half-time substitute Ben Conroy made an instant impact, scoring 1-2 in the opening minutes of the half as the O’Moore Coun(...)

A goal at the end of the game from Jonathan Glynn helped Galway overcome Carlow in the Walsh Cup semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Helped by goals from Pádraig Brehony and Jonathan Glynn Galway booked a place in the Walsh Cup final but they were given a decent challenge from a pl(...)

Antrim’s Paul Shiels landed 11 points in Sunday’s win over Carlow in their Leinster hurling senior championship clash. Photograph: Inpho

Antrim 2-18Carlow 1-17Despite taking their second victory in a row in the Leinster SHC Round-robin series, Antrim manager, Kevin Ryan, expressed his d(...)

Carlow manager John Meyler: his side inflicted more misery on a struggling Westmeath with a 2-21 to 0-13 win at Dr Cullen Park. Photograph: Inpho

Kerry will meet Carlow in the Allianz Hurling League Division Two A final, with the winners to play the losers of the Antrim-Offaly relegation (...)

Carlow’s brave effort to reach a first Leinster Under-21 hurling final faltered in the final quarter of this exciting provincial semi-final at Dr Cull(...)

Carlow’s Dion Wall, David Galway, Darren Dalton and Laurence Kinsella celebrate their win over Dublin  at Parnell Park last night. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

CARLOW 1-13 DUBLIN 1-11: An injury-time goal from Marty Kavanagh handed Carlow a deserved two-point win over Dublin in their Bord Gáis Energy Leinster(...)

Carlow boss John Meyler. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The promise of a close contest here and the promise of a nice prize to go with it – assuming the winners do actually fancy playing the reigning Leinst(...)