Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

Amnesty said an investigation was needed ‘to ensure lessons are learnt, included from the failure to carry out adequate investigations’ into the Omagh bombing. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Amnesty International is calling on the UK authorities to conduct a public inquiry to “investigate comprehensively the circumstances surrounding” the (...)

Dublin’s Liam Rushe holds off the challenge of Galway’s  Niall Burke during the  Allianz Hurling League Division 1A game at  Parnell Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 1-17 Galway 0-13 Nights like this tend to put you in mind of dear old George W Bush the time he got tangled up trying to use that Fool Me Onc(...)

Rathdowney Errill’s Joe Fitzpatrick prepares to clear as  Jude Sweeney of Kilmacud Crokes closes in at Parnell Park. Photo: Photo: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Kilmacud Crokes 0-23 Rathdowney-Errill 0-22 For the second match running, Kilmacud made it through a very tricky contest after extra time. Unlike in (...)

Tipperary’s John O’Dwyer scores his side’s third goal past goalkeeper Anthony Nash of Cork at Semple Stadium. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary 3-25Cork 4-19 Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea c(...)

Clare’s Cian Dillon is held off by  Walter Walsh of Kilkenny at Cusack Park. PPhotograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The clash of the hurling titans lived up to its billing as Clare, the All-Ireland champions, edged out reigning league champions Kilkenny by a(...)

DIT progressed to a Walsh Cup quarter-final against Kilkenny, with a hard-fought extra-time win against Westmeath at Cusack Park, Mullingar, yesterday(...)

A file photo dated August 15th, 1998,  of the  damage caused by the bomb explosion in Market Street, Omagh. Photograph:   Paul McErlane/PA
Timeline of the Omagh bombing

On August 15 1998 Northern Ireland’s fragile peace was shattered when a dissident republican car bomb ripped through the Co Tyrone market town of Omag(...)

 Cork’s Séamus Harnedy wins the ball ahead of Clare’s Domhnall O’Donovan during the Munster  SHC semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork’s man of the match in their unexpected Munster semi-final defeat of Clare may have been the only debutant on the team but Séamus Harnedy’s hurlin(...)