Éamonn Fitzmaurice made the move into management with what appeared to be seamless ease. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In the litany of minor miracles concocted by Kerry last summer, their Munster final win against Cork has been almost forgotten. It takes a singular(...)

Have cart, will trundle: a Bianconi mail carriage in Galway around 1880. Photograph: National Library of Ireland

“Charles Bianconi was a bloody good salesman. He was always good at developing his brand. He got engravings done on his cars, and no one else was doin(...)

Cork defender James Loughrey: “Personally I’ll never forget the Munster final,” he said of last year, “and I’m sure a lot of the boys won’t, but collectively – it was just a game.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

While this rivalry occasionally produces the unexpected, the trend is clear: Kerry win more often than Cork. That trend hardens in Killarney, where(...)

The scene at Deepark, Sixmilebridge, Co Clare Photograph: Press 22

A 50-year-old man is due before a special court sitting in Ennis on Saturday morning following an incident where three people were allegedly held up b(...)

Fintan Goold returns to the Cork football team for Sunday’s Munster SFC final against Kerry in Killarney. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Colm Cooper is among the five players left out of All-Ireland champions Kerry’s team by manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice for Sunday’s Munster football fi(...)

Dublin’s Kevin Nolan: the former All Star decided to spend his summer in the United Stares. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Every day it seems we’re reading about the latest batch of young, talented GAA players heading over to the US, but believe it or not there have bee(...)

Killian Young: “Preparation has now gone very professional, and where it’s all going to stop, nobody know.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Professional rugby player walks into a bank to be greeted by a four-time All-Ireland winner. One is on holidays, which really means full-scale recov(...)

Kildare manager John Ryan reacts late on in their defeat to Dublin. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

Five is the magic number An unusual feature of Dublin’s win over Kildare at Croke Park this weekend is that it marks a rare five-goal champion(...)

A fitness to practice inquiry is hearing eight allegations against a  junior registrar at the Mid-Western Cancer Centre at University Hospital Limerick. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A doctor who worked in cancer treatment at University Hospital Limerick has been accused of failing to make proper notes about a seriously ill patient(...)

A major US tour operator has become among the first to create a romantic Irish tour for the LGBT market following the passage of the marriage equality(...)