Ireland’s Fiona O’Sullivan scores a goal for Ireland against Slovenia last year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho 1:16

Fiona O’Sullivan had it all mapped out: play for one more season, move to France, get married and start a family. But the tragic death of her fiancé (...)

Kilkenny’s Aoife Neary is tackled by Cork’s Aoife Murray and Gemma O’Connor in 2014’s All-Ireland senior camogie final. The Camogie Association and Ladies Gaelic Football Association both want their finals to be designated on the free-to-air list. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Big sporting drama is set to unfold this summer, not at the Aviva Stadium or Croke Park, but in the in-trays of the Department of Communications.Its r(...)

W hatever the woes of the Football Association of Ireland – and no doubt they are many – crowd control issues are not, thankfully, at the top of the l(...)

A group of Irish soccer fans have claimed they were wrongly depicted online as ‘drunken hooligans’ who participated in the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) chief John Delaney’s ‘shoes and socks’ incident during Euro 2012 .  Photograph: Dara MacDomhnaill

A group of Irish soccer fans have claimed they were wrongly depicted online as “drunken hooligans” who participated in the Football Association of Ire(...)

 Minister of State for Sport Michael Ring: said  grant allocations  were made  on a pro-rata basis with “no hidden agenda”. “If I picked the clubs I would be accused of being parochial.” Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Minister of State for Sport Michael Ring has insisted there is “no hidden agenda” in the allocation by the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) of S(...)

John Delaney. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/ INPHO

Unionist politicians rounded on Football Association of Ireland chief executive John Delaney yesterday, referring to his singing of an IRA song as “sh(...)

 FAI chief executive   John Delaney. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho 0:39

The FAI has again failed to respond to questions from The Irish Times over the controversy surrounding its chief executive John Delaney. This time (...)

 FAI chief executive John Delaney  . Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

John Delaney has sought to clarify the legal threats issued on his behalf to warn publications off identifying him singing in a video filmed in a Dubl(...)

Football Association of Ireland chief executive John Delaney (right) has said he is sorry if his rendition of the republican ballad Joe McDonnell offended anybody and that he does not support violence or believe in every lyric in the song. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times. 0:39

Football Association of Ireland chief executive John Delaney has said he is sorry if his rendition of the republican ballad Joe McDonnell offended any(...)

FAI Chief Executive John Delaney: “The grant will provide facilities for players in communities across the country.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Football Association of Ireland has welcomed the government’s provision of €1.2 million in funding that will provide for six strategically import(...)