Westmeath only managed a single point in the second half in their Leinster Under-21 semi-final against Kildare. Photograph: Inpho

Kildare 1-16 Westmeath 1-3 Kildare and Westmeath played out a hard-fought Leinster football semi-final at O’Moore Park last night and although Kilda(...)

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 (...)

Robert Lennon is one of four changes Kilkenny have made for the Allianz Hurling game against Tipperary at Nowlan Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kilkenny have made four changes to the team that lost the county’s opening match of the Allianz Hurling League to Waterford for Sunday’s game against (...)

Ballymena’s Connor Smyth (right): his charge-down try proved crucial for the Ireland Club international team as they overcame the France Fédérale. Photograph: Inpho

France Federale 12 Ireland club xv 16 Conor Smyth’s charge-down try proved crucial for the Ireland Club international team as they overcame the Fra(...)

Murphy and Gunn reported a pretax profit of €30,549 as against €25,230 in 2013

Dublin-based car dealer Murphy and Gunn saw turnover rise to €49 million in 2014 from €41.8 million a year earlier as it benefited from a recovery in (...)

Clontarf’s Matt Darcy runs in a try at the Belfield Bowl. The player could play an important role for the Ireland Club international team in the coming weeks. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Clontarf 38 UCD 17 Matt D’Arcy heated up a bitterly cold Belfield Bowl with a terrific hat-trick of tries as Clontarf claimed a 38-17 bonus point win(...)

Beck on the main stage at Electric Picnic last night. Photograph: Dave Meehan

As Electric Picnic drew to a close, details of next year’s festival were already emerging. Tickets go on sale at noon today and organisers Festival Re(...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly celebrates a score agains Wexford last Saturday. The reigning Hurler of the Year is included  in a strong home U-21  team  against Tipperary in Ennis. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It may or may not be ideal timing but Clare get the chance to move on from the surrendering of their All-Ireland senior title this evening when their (...)

A doctor who diagnosed a woman with gastric flu a day before she died of probable pneumonia did not fall short of the standards that could reasonably be expected of a general practitioner, a Medical Council fitness to practice inquiry has heard. Photograph: David Sleator.

Tim O’Brien A doctor who diagnosed a woman with gastric flu a day before she died of probable pneumonia did not fall short of the standar(...)

Moorefield 2-13 St Martin’s 0-4: It turned out a routine day for Moorefield as they cruised to a comfortable 15-point victory over Wexford champions, (...)