Double Paralympic gold medalist Mark Rohan talking to locals in Zambia during his trip there with Alan Kerins’s Discovery charity.

In a bare-bones classroom by the flood plains of western Zambia last month, Mark Rohan suddenly caught himself off-guard. He and a party of six others(...)

ISA president David Lovegrove has major issues to confront, not least the loss of so many members in recession

A blueprint for change published this week claims to put the Irish Sailing Association on a new tack, but the reality is the association is merely goi(...)

Ireland’s men’s team: Winning on an international stage, as the men’s cricket team and women’s rugby team recently showed, takes a sport a long, long way. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Despite the heated tempers around the country over the proposed Irish Hockey League, there has been some good to come out of the recent debate and (...)

Katie Taylor (left) in action against Estelle Mossely during the 60kg final at the Polyvalent Arena in Bucharest, Romania. Photo: Octavian Cocolos/Inpho

It seemed an unlikely end when the tears came to Katie Taylor and the words began to choke her up in Bucharest. An audible gasp of relief, the sense o(...)

Kieran Mulvey said his appointment as chairman of the Irish Sports Council – for which he receives a €9,000 fee – predated a Government circular that one person should receive only one salary. tPhotograph: Dominick Walsh

Chief executive of the Labour Relations Commission Kieran Mulvey has said his appointment as chairman of the Sports Council – for which he receives a (...)

Republic of  Ireland women’s International soccer player Stephanie Roche, Dublin footballer Kevin McManamon, Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring, Ireland women’s international rugby player Jenny Murphy, and Waterford hurler Pauric Mahony at the Aviva Stadium.

For the third year running the organisations which govern the three main team sports in this country – the FAI, GAA and IRFU – have had to acc(...)

Páraic Duffy at the Irish Sports Council Field Sports Investment announcement at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

GAA director general Páraic Duffy has stated the consistent decrease in Government funding since 2008 may have reached basement levels. The Mon(...)

Irish sailing is on the wrong tack if it is looking to grow the sport purely through its Olympic campaigns

Irish sailing is on the wrong tack if it is looking to grow the sport purely through its Olympic campaigns. The 34-year lust for Ireland’s next(...)

The IRFU are out scouring the GAA’s playing fields to unearth some little gems like Alison Miller (above).

Interviewing three wise men about women’s rugby in one sitting has its challenges. For starters, they all have something to say. And in IRFU di(...)

Running coach Mary Jennings, working with Garvan Murphy and Dylan Murphy of Fast Forward, for Get Running, The Irish Times online running course.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The recent study of participation in sport by children and young adults threw up some pretty concerning data. The ESRI/Sports Council research foun(...)