One of Ireland’s all-time great fullbacks Hugo MacNeill. He will be a member of the oversight board

The IRFU’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup could, if successful, benefit the Irish economy to the tune of €800 million plus.The union has announ(...)

Páraic Duffy has been named on the 2023 Ireland Rugby World Cup bid board. Photograph: Inpho

The IRFU, along with the Irish Government and the Northern Ireland executive, have announced a number of appointments to Ireland’s 2023 Rugby World Cu(...)

Jamie O’Sullivan is the only Cork change from the team which defeated Donegal. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork manager Brian Cuthbert has made just one change to the team which defeated Donegal a fortnight ago to reach Sunday’s Division One league final ag(...)

FAI chief executive John Delaney speaking at Croke Park, where Irish Sports Council Funding was announced for the FAI, IRFU and GAA for 2015. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

FAI chief executive John Delaney yesterday refused to take questions on any topic other than the Irish Sports Council’s annual funding.GAA director g(...)

GAA director general Páraic Duffy says naming rights to Croke Park are unlikely to be sold. Photograph: Norman McCloskey/Inpho

It probably won’t happen during his term as director general but Páraic Duffy has admitted the GAA would be open to selling the naming rights to Croke(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea plays one of the many hand-passes in the recent Allianz Football League clash against Tyrone.   Photo: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

The GAA need to conduct an annual review of trends in football according to Paul Earley, who has said he is worried by the proliferation of hand-passi(...)

GAA director general Paraic Duffy, outgoing president Liam O’Neill and new president Aogán Ó Fearghail. Photo: Inpho/Andrew Paton

GAA officials expressed themselves happy with the weekend’s annual congress, held in the Slieve Russell Hotel in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan. The most sig(...)

In April 2014 the GAA appeared before the Dáil Committee on Transport and Communications to set out the reasons why it had sold exclusive rights to(...)

It’s unlikely the GAA in Croke Park feel inhibited about justifying the broadcasting deal so discussion should have been facilitated.

The decision not to allow a motion to congress on the issue of subscription broadcast coverage of championship matches was a mistake.Not alone did it (...)

Jim Gavin accused Cork of defensive tactics. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The mood is a little uneasy at the moment in the world of football. Last week Croke Park’s financial report for 2014 brought further news of how the b(...)