The blue skies over The Showgrounds in Sligo for Sunday’s FAI Cup semi-final. Photograph:   Donall Farmer/Inpho

Yet another lively old sporting weekend, an unseasonably balmy one too. “I’ve been in Sligo for plenty of cup games over the years and I’ve never had (...)

Old comrades: Munster's Ronan O’Gara and Paul O'Connell celebrate at the Stoop

After yesterday’s events at The Stoop, the only man you could really imagine horselessly winning the National, ta(...)