Shane O’Neill: will be back at headquarters for the Division One clash against Ger Cunningham’s league leaders Dublin. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

All-Ireland champions Kerry and Munster rivals Cork have both named one change in their teams for Sunday’s Division One meeting in Páirc Uí Rinn. Eam(...)

Coconut cake

Preheat an oven to 170 degrees/gas 3. Lightly grease an 8in tin with high sides and line it with parchment paper. Put all the dry cake ingredients int(...)

 Colorado Rapids defender Shane O’Neill is being lined up by Jurgen Klinsmann for the US Olympic team. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images

For years Irish soccer fans have rued the game’s drain of talent to the perpetual lure of the GAA, yet now they face losing a descendant of Gaelic (...)

One out of every six beds in Beaumont Hospital  is occupied by patients, mostly elderly, who are fit to be discharged but cannot be because of a lack of nursing home facilities or because care cannot be provided at home. File photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

The crisis in Beaumont Hospital’s emergency department, where dozens of patients are treated nightly on trolleys and chairs, is symptomatic of the hea(...)

Alex Pearce and Stephen Quinn during Ireland’s training session in Malahide. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho 4:49

Amid all the talk of distractions, tonight’s game against the USA somehow seems like one itself. It will doubtless be a welcome one, though, to Martin(...)

Cratloe and Clare star Podge Collins at Croke Park for the launch of the AIB Club Championships. “No, it wasn’t an easy decision at all” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

If someone put a gun to his head and gave him five seconds to decide between hurling and football, then Podge Collins would probably take the bullet. (...)

Shane O’Neill, outside Killeagh village, is walking from Dublin to Cork to call attention to the plight of  Palestinians. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

It wasn’t so much the television images of the carnage in Gaza as Israeli government statements that prompted actor Shane O’Neill (38) to highlight h(...)

Mr Brady is the latest prominent figure to leave the Central Bank of the team assembled to guide Ireland out of the financial crisis. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Patrick Brady, the director of risk and policy at the Central Bank of Ireland, has resigned in the latest senior exit from the bank. The Central Ba(...)

Cork manager Jimmy Barry Murphy greets  Limerick boss   TJ Ryan after the game. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In the fuss we made over Clare’s All-Ireland, the team on the receiving end got forgotten. A group of players that had to go home and lick their woun(...)

Cork’s Séamus Harnedy celebrates scoring his side’s opening goal against Limerick during the Munster SHC Final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 2-24 Limerick 0-24Cork gave Páirc Uí Chaoimh a big send-off this afternoon in a memorable Munster hurling final when their forwards finally got (...)