Clare’s Tony Kelly celebrates a score agains Wexford last Saturday. The reigning Hurler of the Year is included  in a strong home U-21  team  against Tipperary in Ennis. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It may or may not be ideal timing but Clare get the chance to move on from the surrendering of their All-Ireland senior title this evening when their (...)

 Galway aims to be “best placed” in race for European Capital of Culture. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Galway has fired the first shots in the contest for European Capital of Culture designation in 2020 with the appointment of an NUI Galway team to prep(...)

A man has been acquitted of the murder of Co Mayo woman Sandra Collins (pictured) by direction of the trial Judge, Mr Justice Patrick McCarthy. 0:49

A 50 year-old plasterer accused of murdering a woman whose body has never been found walked free today after being acquitted by a jury on the instruct(...)

Leinster Lightning player-coach Trent Johnston will sit out the  RSA Inter-Provincial Championship match against North West Warriors at College Park.   Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The road to gaining first-class status for the RSA Inter-Provincial Championship is set to get underway in second-rate weather conditions at Co(...)

Kevin O’Brien was at his big-hitting best in leading Leinster Lightning to success over the Northern Knights in the opening game of the RSA Inter-Provincial Cup. Photograph: Inpho

If “start as you mean to go on” was the intended maxim of the new RSA Inter-Provincial series, then last Monday’s thrilling opener between Lei(...)