Shane McEleney: has moved from Derry City to St Patrick’s Athletic. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho/Pressey

New signing Shane McEleney comes straight into contention for his St Patrick’s Athletic debut against Galway United at Richmond Park tonight as Liam B(...)

Team Ireland’s Laura Reynolds, a member of Blue Dolphins Special Olympics Club, from Kilbride, Co Wicklow, is tackled by Ana Guadalup Bollo, SO Ecuador, during the SO Ecuador v SO Ireland qualifier basketball game at the Galen Center. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Team Ireland has won a further seven medals at the 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles, bringing to 22 the number of medal’s secured by the Irish tea(...)

The cuts have been uneven, varying hugely between Tullamore and Galway. Photograph: Getty Images

There is a saying that a nation’s greatness is measured by how it treats its weakest and most vulnerable members. This reflects poorly on our governme(...)

Cork City players defend a free inside their own penalty area during the 1-1 draw with Dundalk. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dundalk 1-1 Cork City The top two in the SSE Airtricity League could not be separated at Oriel Park on Sunday night as Dundalk and Cork City played ou(...)

Jamie McGrath scores St Patrick’s Athletic’s second goal during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match against Sligo Rovers at the  Showgrounds. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Sligo Rovers 0 St Patrick’s Athletic 3 St Patrick’s Athletic served a timely reminder to Dundalk and Cork City that they were still in the title race (...)

The protest will highlight that Islam is a religion of peace and show that all Muslims in Ireland condemn terrorism. Photograph: Irish Muslim Peace & Integration Council

In what is believed to be the first protest of its kind in Ireland, Muslims from all over the Republic will take part in a ‘Not in Our Name’ protest a(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny: “We’re looking to absolutely outplay them at home. That’s our ambition.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

More than a decade after his Bohemians side bounced back from a first leg defeat by BATE to go comfortably through, Stephen Kenny is setting the ba(...)

One of the small pleasures of spending time rummaging through record systems is observing the ways in which they slowly deform under the weight of the(...)

An investigation into why the grenade was thrown at the house in under way. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

The Army Bomb Disposal Team was called out on Friday afternoon to dispose of a live modern hand grenade that was thrown at the window of a house in Du(...)

Holders St Pat’s play Cork City in the FAI Cup third round. Photograph: Inpho

Having waited a long, long time to win it again St Patrick’s Athletic are having to defend the FAI Cup the hard way with Liam Buckley’s side having be(...)