Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: Dublin City Council had been unable to sign off on the deal without the Minister’s approval. Photograph: Alan Betson

Plans for a major development at Croke Park, including a new main entrance to the stadium and the regeneration of the Croke Villas flat complex, have(...)

John McGurk, practising for a charity boxing night. Photograph: Lavey GAA

A former all-Ireland football championship winner has been ordered to stand trial accused of stealing over £500,000 from his employer. At Coleraine M(...)

Former intercounty footballer John Murtagh leaving the Employment Appeals Tribunal after taking a case against Parnells GAA: he said he  “saw red” when confronting club volunteer Greg Maxwell in the bar on that occasion and an altercation ensued. Photograph: Alan Betson

A former intercounty footballer made death threats and assaulted a customer at a GAA club bar where he worked, it has been claimed at an Employment A(...)

Ireland’s scrum half Eoin Reddan  during a friendly against England ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015, at Twickenham Stadium. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Rugby World Cup 2015 kicks off tonight in London as hosts England take on Fiji after the razzamatazz of the opening ceremony. Twenty-eight years after(...)

 Dublin GAA fans queue down Belvedere Road  as they wait to  to purchase tickets at the GAA ticket office on Dorset Street for this Saturday’s eagerly-awaited All-Ireland football semi-final replay. Photograph: Maxpix.

Dublin and Mayo fans face a fraught week ahead, with ticket demand for next Saturday’s All-Ireland semi-final replay already outstripping that of t(...)

A Fermanagh fan cheers on her team during Sunday’s quarter-final against Dublin in Croke Park. “They were 10 points down with 15 minutes go to and you would think they were the team winning.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

I found what happened in Croke Park this weekend to be eerie and genuinely disturbing. It made me fear for the game. The gap between the elite coun(...)

Kieran Fitzgerald and Martin Farragher celebrate Corofin beating Slaughtneil in the All-Ireland club football championship final in March. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

GAA plans for a calendar-year season to operate in its major competitions will not now happen next year. The idea that the format, which was initially(...)

Monaghan’s Thomas Connolly has been handed a two-year ban after testing positive for the banned anabolic steroid Stanozolol. Photograph: Inpho

Monaghan footballer Thomas Connolly has been suspended for two years after admittedly taking stanozolol, an anabolic steroid prohibited under the wada(...)

Roscommon’s Neil Collins and Donal O’Hare of Down with Cork’s Colm O’Driscoll and James McCarthy of Dublin, who face eachother in this weekend’s Allianz Football League finals. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival It ain’t all about tasty crustaceans- the idyllic seaside town of Howth transforms into a veritable wonderland of mer(...)

Séamus Callanan has been cleared to play in Tipperary’s league semi-final against Waterford. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan has been cleared by the GAA’s Central Appeals Committee to play for the county in Sunday’s hurling league semi-final again(...)