A dejected  Paul O’Connell leaves the field following the defeat by Leinster at Thomond Park. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Paul O’Connell and Munster will find out today if the citing commissioner at Saturday's derby in Thomond Park, Eddie Walsh, will cite the Munst(...)

Munster's Paul O'Connell tackled by Matt Hopper of Harlequins.  Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It’s back, the rivalry that has defined Irish rugby in the professional era more than any other, and last weekend’s European wins in London, e(...)

Paul O'Connell celebrates his team's victory over Harlequins. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Warren Gatland has put the brakes on the Paul O'Connell bandwagon but will be in Cork this weekend to run the rule over Ireland's British and I(...)

 Rob Penney speaks to Peter O’Mahony prior to kickoff against Harlequins. The Munster coach got so much right on the day.  Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

Doctors differ and patients die but when coaches or the executives that appoint them do it can be far worse. Last week the focus was on the thr(...)

Paul O’Connell salutes the fans. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

It finally happened. On Sunday afternoon at The Stoop, watching the controlled ferocity of the Munster pack squeeze the life out of Harlequins,(...)

Keith Earls in action against Saracens. The Irish international may return for the province against Leinster.

Munster could be set for another big boost with Irish international Keith Earls poised to return to action this weekend in the RaboDirect Pro 1(...)

Munster fans celebrate their Heineken Cup win over Harlequins. “I couldn't believe how many Munster people were there,” said hooker Mike Sherry afterwards.

Just like the mafia, nothing supersedes family when it comes to Munster rugby. The clan knew they needed to play their part last Sunday afterno(...)

Captain Ross McCarron and Lansdowne players celebrate at the weekend.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When Mike Ruddock talks about the Irish game it’s always worth listening, not only because of that engaging Welsh lilt but because, as a Grand (...)

Teeing off in front of the ruins of O’Brien’s Castle at Lahinch Golf Course

Profits at the one of the country’s most exclusive golf clubs fell by 46 per cent to €291,947 last year, after income from new membership fees (...)

Paul O'Connell will start in the secondrow against Glasgow Warriors. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Simon Zebo trained well this week as Munster optimistically look towards their Heineken Cup match against Harlequins next Saturday in the Twick(...)