Ireland  captain Michael Murphy  looks on with his team after being defeated during the International Rules Test Match  at Paterson Stadium  in Perth, Australia. Photograph:  Paul Kane/Getty Images

Paul Earley continued the trend of Ireland managers winning one international rules series and losing another but this was a frustrating defeat, not o(...)

Ireland’s Ciaran McDonald and Michael Murphy take to the field during a training session for the International Rules game against Australia. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On Saturday morning Ireland’s International Rules team take on Australia in the only test of this year’s event. AFL media relations manager Patrick(...)

Ireland’s Ross Munnelly is tackled by VFL Selection’s Cameron Lockwood during Ireland’s comprehensive victory in the International Rules practice match in Sandringham

IRELAND 100 VFL SELECTION 28 Ireland's International rules team had its first run-out at Trevor Barker Beach Oval in Sandringham this morn(...)

Among the events planned for the Bicentenary celebrations of mathematician Geroge Boole’s death is a restoration by UCC and Cork City Council of the scientist’s home  in Cork.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will today join with the president of University College Cork Dr Michael Murphy to launch next year’s celebration to mark the bic(...)

Former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness with then assistant Rory Gallagher, who looks set to replace him at the helm of the county. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Donegal may be poised to name Rory Gallagher as their new football manager but their club championship is facing into another round of uncertainty.The(...)

 Ireland captain Michael Murphy and manager Paul Earley at the squad announcement this morning.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Ireland International Rules manager Paul Earley has named his 25-man panel for next month’s one-game test against Australia in Perth.Donegal’s Michae(...)

Election winner Paul Murphy, now joining Joe Higgins and Ruth Coppinger on the bench behind Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Paul Murphy’s middle-class background and education might seem an unlikely background to being the newly elected TD for Dublin South West, with a soc(...)

Beacon Hospital in south Dublin

Dr Jennifer Westrup and Mr Michael Murphy have been appointed joint medical directors at Beacon Hospital, which is owned by billionaire Denis O’Brien.(...)

Former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness celebrates with his players after winning the Sam Maguire in 2012. Photograph: Inpho

The decision of Jim McGuinness to step down as Donegal football manager brings to an end a remarkable four years, not just in the county’s history (...)

Donegal captain Michael Murphy: will again be asked to lead Ireland, as he did in last year’s series in Ireland. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It will be at least three weeks before Ireland manager Paul Earley is ready to name his panel for November’s international rules Test in Australia. Pr(...)