The Drishane Castle international horse trials concluded on Sunday in Millstreet. Photograph: Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Jesse Campbell, a Britain-based member of the New Zealand high performance squad, dominated the Drishane Castle international horse trials which concl(...)

Ireland boxing head coach Billy Walsh has been offered a post with the US women’s boxing team. Photograph: Kostadin Andonov/Inpho

The Irish Sports Council (ISC) has confirmed in a statement a version of events that may have pushed Ireland head coach Billy Walsh away from Irish bo(...)

 Ireland head coach Billy Walsh: has overseen a golden period of success in Irish amateur boxing.  Photograph:  Pat Murphy/Sportsfile

Darren O’Neill, who captained the Irish boxing team at the London 2012 Olympic Games, has described the possible departure of Irish boxing head coach(...)

 Ireland head coach Billy Walsh has led his teams to unprecedented succes on the world stage in recent years.

Michael Ring, Minister of State for Sport has expressed his surprise at the prospect of Irish boxing head coach Billy Walsh accepting an offer to leav(...)

Shanbally Blazer looks on as Maria McNamara from Galway takes a phone call, at the Dublin Horse Show, in the RDS. Photograph: Eric Luke

Every corporate hospitality package has sold out for the five days of the horse show which opened at the RDS under gloomy skies yesterday. Grand Stan(...)

Chris Kamara and Niall Quinn  in Dublin to launch Sky Sports’ Premier League coverage. “You have to start and say: can we envisage seeing Shamrock Rovers playing Bohemians with a good crowd at the match, and you’re in a bar in Kenya,” said Quinn.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Selling domestic television rights to foreign countries is the key way in which to positively develop soccer in Ireland – along with a change in wh(...)

Doping scandal: None of the athletes have been named. Photograph: Getty Images

Athletics Ireland has called for further clarification on the allegation that Irish athletes may have accounted for 3 per cent of the abnormal blood v(...)

Roy Keane at the launch of the SSE Airtricity Under-17 National League at FAI Headquarters in Abbotstown yesterday. Keane called for more Irish players to be playing at top level. Photo: Donall Farmer/INPHO
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  • July 28, 2015, 08:07

Jim McGuinness: Cork the victims of a flawed competition format In today’s paper the former Donegal manager poses the question why the All-Irel(...)

Ciaran Kelly pictured with Sean Kelly (no relation) in 2005.

Irish amateur cyclist Ciaran Kelly has been banned for four years from competition after testing positive test for Clenbuterol in April 2014. The ba(...)

Level playing field?: in 2013 the FAI had an income was €36.7 million, with a surplus of almost €9 million. It gave grassroots affiliates €1.1 million in development and operating grants. Illustration: Maciej Frolow/Getty

When John Delaney of the Football Association of Ireland admitted recently that the organisation he heads had accepted a €5 million loan from Sepp Bla(...)