David Kelly, seen here getting the better of Roscommon’s Seán McDermott, was part of a two-man full-forward line for Sligo on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sitting in Markievicz Park on Saturday evening brought to life this little debate I had been having with myself leading into the championship. I was w(...)

Sligo’s David Kelly claims the ball ahead of Roscommon’s Seán McDermott during the Connacht SFC semi-final  at  Markievicz Park. Photo:  James Crombie/Inpho

Sligo 1-14 Roscommon 0-13 Adrian Marren fired Sligo into the Connacht senior football final as the home side shocked Roscommon at Markievicz Pa(...)

A man who brought proceedings alleging his employment as assistant horse trainer was jeopardised due to alleged impending disciplinary action by the Turf Club against his prospective employer has had his case rejected at the High Court

A man who brought proceedings alleging his employment as assistant horse trainer was jeopardised due to alleged impending disciplinary action by the T(...)

Westport-based Carraig Donn is to create 30 jobs while LexisNexis is to take on 70 staff in Dublin

Risk management firm LexisNexis and Irish-owned retail chain and knitwear manufacturer Carraig Donn have announced 100 jobs for Dublin and Westport(...)

Seán Quigley kicked eight points for Fermanagh in their Division Three match against Sligo. Photograph: Inpho

Fermanagh 0-14 Sligo 0-12 Seán Quigley kicked eight points as Fermanagh kept their promotion hopes very much alive in this gripping Division T(...)

Danny Mullins has been suspended for three days by the Turf Club. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The issue of drugs within racing has taken a new twist with the sport’s two ruling bodies, Horse Racing Ireland and the Turf Club, unable to agree on (...)

The Turf Club has ‘warned off’ John Hughes for five years and penalised him €4,500.

The issue of doping and anabolic steroids within Irish racing has resulted in another disqualification with the former Department of Agriculture veter(...)

Philip Fenton has been disqualified from training for three years by the Turf Club’s Referrals Committee for possession of banned animal remedies. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Racing Correspondent On the back of disqualifying Philip Fenton for three years over the trainer’s possession of banned animal remedies including ana(...)

Trainer Philip Fenton (left) and solicitor Ken Molan arrive at Carrick-on-Suir District Court in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

The fallout from Philip Fenton’s conviction for possession of anabolic steroids and other banned substances has dealt a further blow to Irish racing’s(...)

Although no steroids were found during the inspections, concern about possible substance abuse in the sport persists. Photograph: Getty Images

The Turf Club has said it has conducted stable inspections on all trainers featuring in a mailing list supplied to Irish authorities by an Australian(...)