Jack Kennedy Horse racing Still only 16, the young Kerry man has been quicker making a name for himself as a jumps jockey than anyone in recent time(...)

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(...)

Boxer Michael Conlan drove back to Belfast for his tie, so no one could begrudge him his Sports Personality of the Year crown. “If I hadn’t won it, I’d have been disappointed,” he beamed. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

RTÉ’s annual sports awards, a time for us all to unite and salute our people’s wondrous achievements through the year; a time to take pride in our fel(...)

Michael Conlan with his Sports Person of The Year Award Photograph:Donall Farmer/Inpho

Michael Conlan was named the RTÉ Sports Person of the year on Saturday night. The honour crowns a remarkable year for Conlan, who became Ireland’s fi(...)

All with their world championship medals, Michael O’Reilly with his son MJ, Michael Conlon with his daughter Luisne and Joe Ward. Photograph: Inpho

It was a year of upheaval; a year of boxing again rising to the ever growing demand for medals and looking at the world as a place it can do business (...)

Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry at the At&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

A stellar year for Irish golf was capped last night at the 27th Excellence in Sports Awards when Shane Lowry and Pádraig Harrington both received out(...)

Michael O’Reilly on his way to beating Athy’s John Joyce to book his place in national final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Michael O’Reilly will not allow his international success to distract him from his domestic duties as he chases a third Irish middleweight title in a(...)

Steven Donnelly has qualified for the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Getty

Welterweight Steven Donnelly is on his way to Brazil next summer after it was announced he has achieved a quota place for the Rio Olympics. The Bally(...)

Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao ahead of their world title fight in  Las Vegas in May. Photograph: Jonathan Alcorn/EPA

Some weeks before the revelations of Russian doping swept the globe, Thomas Hauser, the venerable American writer, told the story of Floyd Mayweather (...)

Web Summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave at the RDS yesterday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

It just wouldn’t be the start of Web Summit without a morning radio rant from summit co-founder Paddy Cosgrave. He delivered energetically yesterday (...)