Naas  Racecourse:  Sunday’s meeting features the €50,000 Woodlands 100 Club Leinster National Handicap Chase. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Naas manager Tom Ryan reports no problems ahead of their meeting on Sunday. The seven-race National Hunt meeting features the €50,000 Woodlands 100 C(...)

In Rambles in Eirinn, his popular 1902 account of traversing Ireland, William Bulfin described Durrow as “a gem in the basin of the Nore”. An attract(...)

Dublin footballers celebrate their third All-Ireland victory in five years at Croke Park last September. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ten years ago, then GAA director general Liam Mulvihill said in a section subtitled ‘Dublin’ that the “excellent work being done in Dublin is evident (...)

UCD’s Barry Daly scores his team’s second try  of the game against Old Belvedere at Anglesea Road. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Division 1A leaders UCD had the measure of local rivals Old Belvedere for the third time in recent weeks, as a three-try salvo steered the students to(...)

GAA Hurling Gold 2: features All-Ireland hurling final highlights from the period 1960-68

GAA nostalgia continues to sell. The recent release of GAA Hurling Gold 2, the latest collection of All-Ireland hurling final highlights compiled by (...)

Michael Hogan, the Tipperary footballer who was killed at Croke Park on Bloody Sunday on November 21st, 1920

The GAA will mark the 95th anniversary of the events of Bloody Sunday, November 21st, 1920, at a special ceremony in Croke Park tonight before the st(...)

GAA director general Páraic Duffy. “Counties see us as having a responsibility to do what’s in our power to influence”

Yesterday’s briefing in Croke Park on a paper on player overtraining and burnout and the GAA fixtures calendar, drawn up by the association’s directo(...)

Siptu’s education sector had proposed that the union should disaffiliate from the Labour Party and instead establish a relationship with community groups and parties of the left.

A bid to have the country’s largest trade union sever its links with the Labour Party has failed. At Siptu’s biennial delegate conference in Cork on W(...)

A white swallow at Tacumshin from a photograph by Eric Dempsey. Illustration: Michael Viney

If I were going there this weekend – and I’m sorry I’m not, it’s too far – we would end up taking the road from Wexford to Kilmore Quay and then, a(...)

An image from the Road Tramps website. Andrew O’Donoghue was a member of the Limerick-based motorcycle club.

Hundreds of bikers from across the country have escorted a murdered “brother” on one of his final journeys along narrow country roads in Co Limerick. (...)