Ireland’s Leona Maguire lost to Joanna Charlton of Australia in the third round of the  Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship at Portstewart. Photo:   David Cannon/Getty Images

Olivia Mehaffey carries Irish hopes into the Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship semi-finals at Portstewart on Saturday morning after world numb(...)

World number one  Leona Maguire has cruised through to the last 16 of the  Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship at Portstewart. Photo:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Leona Maguire cruised in the last 16 of the Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship after two convincing wins in the match play stages at Portstewar(...)

 Paul McGinley, European Ryder Cup caption, is pictured with his vice-captains Des Smyth and Sam Torrance during a press conference in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Getty Images)

In a year of firsts, another first for Paul McGinley. Yesterday, as he strolled through the corridors of power in Leinster House, looked at the(...)

Ireland agonisingly missed out on a spot in the last eight of the European Ladies Team Championship at Fulford in York yesterday – despite a second su(...)