Cian O’Sullivan: valuable for his dynamism and mobility around midfield for Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

For much of the build-up to this Leinster senior football quarter-final the mood has been “Charge of the Light Brigade” – with added unhappiness ov(...)

Ireland  international wing Tommy Bowe attending the Service of Thanksgiving for the life of John Wilson “Jack” Kyle, former Ireland and Lions rugby player in Fisherwick Presbyterian Church, Belfast. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Irish rugby legends have paid tribute to the one considered the greatest of them all as they joined friends and family of the late Jack Kyle at a spec(...)

Former AFL player Michael Quinn believes that Patrick Dangerfield could prove a handful for Ireland in Saturday’s match in Perth.  Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Given its hybrid dynamic, success in the International Rules series has always been dictated by an ability to adapt, something former Essendon and now(...)

Longford’s Kevin Diffley gets past Derry’s Mark Craig in the GAA Football All Ireland Senior Championship Qualifier Series Round 1A, at Celtic Park, Derry, at the weekend.  Photograph: John McIlwaine/Inpho

Longford might have needed a 66th-minute goal from substitute Mark Hughes to seal victory over Derry at Celtic Park but this was no smash and grab eff(...)

Wexford’s  Ciarán Lyng (left) with Dermot Brady of Longford at Pearse Park . Photograph: Tommy Grealy  / Inpho

Wexford 1-15 Longford 1-13Points from Ben Brosnan, Ciarán Lyng and Michael O’Regan secured a place in the Leinster semi-final for Wexford after a fran(...)

Longford’s Mark Hughes is tackled by  Niall Darby and Johnny Moloney of Offaly. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Longford 0-19 Offaly 0-15The tag of favouritism is not one Longford carry frequently or easily. Perhaps there is change in the wind. Yesterday, after (...)

 Thomas Pfeiffer (50) was sentenced to three years suspended for abducting and falsely imprisoning an 11-year-old boy.

An academic has been given a three-year suspended prison sentence in the Circuit Criminal Court in Waterford for abducting and falsely imprisoning an (...)

Longford kept their season alive with a comprehensive win over a disappointing Limerick outfit in Round One of the All-Ireland Qualifiers at Glennon B(...)

Mulligans pub in Stoneybatter, Dublin: listed as one of the  most striking restaurants for this year.

Eating out appears to be undergoing a minor resurgence in Ireland with almost a quarter of this year’s top 100 restaurants, as named by a local pub(...)

Gary Walker holding up the Ace Cafe counter. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The Ace Cafe in north London is a landmark institution for bikers, spoken of with reverence and respect. It is in a scroful(...)