Dublin fullback Rory O’Carroll would not chance playing on if he were to suffer another head injury. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

One more concussion and Dublin full back Rory O’Carroll could retire. The 25-year-old made this assertion despite only sustaining a single head tra(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh: suffered a heavy blow to the head when playing against Monaghan at Healy Park. Photo: Inpho/Presseye

The opening weekend of the Division One season threw up two concussion-related incidents. Ironically the one which was actually diagnosed saw Mayo’s E(...)

Genetic heritage: protection of the red deer is a priority. Illustration: Michael Viney

A rifle-mounted video camera is showing us what the hunter is seeing through his telescopic sight: a confused intersection of mossy trunks and branche(...)

 Johnny Sexton was one of three Ireland players to suffer head injuries during the Autumn Internatonal against Australia. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/INPHO

An Oireachtas report has linked increasing size of players, especially in rugby, with a higher risk of concussion. The report from the Joint Committe(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates scoring his side’s third goal against London in the Connacht SFC final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Winning a third successive Connacht football title for the first time in 63 years shouldn’t be about searching for the positives amongst the negatives(...)

Mr Justice Gerard Hogan said the practice on the ground relating to particulars sought in personal injury cases had reached something of a glorious art form revelled in by pleaders.

Three Co Mayo doctors have failed in a High Court bid to obtain what a judge ruled today was unnecessary information about a personal injury cl(...)