Peter & Mary Ward's Country Choice at the Milk Market in Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke 1:49

Country Choice opened its doors in Nenagh in 1982, when Peter and Mary Ward were younger than their daughters are now. In 2010 the Wards jumped(...)

Northern Ireland Justice Minister and Alliance Party member  David Ford. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The IRA may still be active a decade after its public disbandment, a senior Northern Ireland official has said. The remark prompted a flat denial fro(...)

File photograph of Shankill bomber Sean Kelly who was among three men and a woman released on Wednesday night after being questioned by detectives investigating the murder of former IRA member Kevin McGuigan (53). Photograph:  Paul Faith/PA Wire

Shankill bomber Sean Kelly was among three men and a woman released on Wednesday night after being questioned by serious crime branch detectives inves(...)

File photograph of Sean Kelly, who  has been released after questioning over the murder of Kevin McGuigan. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Shankill bomber Sean Kelly was among three men and a woman released last night after being questioned by serious crime branch detectives investigating(...)

Shankill bomber Seán Kelly is being questioned by police investigating the killing of former Provisional IRA member Kevin McGuigan.

IRA Shankill bomber Seán Kelly is being questioned by police investigating the killing of former Provisional IRA member Kevin McGuigan. Mr McGuigan, a(...)

Meath manager manager Mick O’Dowd will stay on for two more years. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mick O’Dowd has had his tenure as Meath senior football manager extended by two years following a county board meeting on Monday night. The Meath Exec(...)

 Ryan Mullen will chase victory in the European equivalent when he lines out in the UEC European Road Championships time trial today.

Eleven months after he finished second in the world under-23 time trial championships, Ryan Mullen will chase victory in the European equivalent whe(...)

Roy Keane at the launch of the SSE Airtricity Under-17 National League at FAI Headquarters in Abbotstown yesterday. Keane called for more Irish players to be playing at top level. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • July 28, 2015, 08:07

Jim McGuinness: Cork the victims of a flawed competition format In today’s paper the former Donegal manager poses the question why the All-Irel(...)

Ciaran Kelly pictured with Sean Kelly (no relation) in 2005.

Irish amateur cyclist Ciaran Kelly has been banned for four years from competition after testing positive test for Clenbuterol in April 2014. The ba(...)

 Yellow jersey:  ‘I ride clean and Team Sky rides clean,’ says Chris Froome. Photograph:  Yoan Valat/EPA

Bourg d’Oisans, late afternoon, July: we looked each other in the eye and swore it was not a race. Then, after the last clip of the pedals, the last s(...)