Will Dublin progress to a first TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football championship final since 2010 or can Galway end a nine-year wait?That question (...)

Tom Vaughan Lawlor as Nidge in RTÉ’s  ‘Love/Hate’

The nights, like the football transfer window, are closing in fast, signalling that it’s time to give up on life and get a Netflix subscription. Alter(...)

Irish women’s rugby stars Niamh Briggs and Maria Louise Riley with Gráinne McElwain of TG4 (centre). Photograph: Bryan Brophy/1Image Photography

A tenacious journalist returning to take on a corrupt judiciary, a lifeboat crew in possession of a boatload of illegal drugs and Ireland’s women r(...)

Sinéad Burke of Galway in action against Gráinne McNally of Monaghan at  St Brendan’s Park, Birr. Photograph: Brendan Moran / Sportsfile

Galway 0-17 Monaghan 0-14 Dublin 2-12 Kerry 1-10 Galway joined Dublin in the TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football semi-finals after they ed(...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan and Paddy Stapleton of Tipperary clash in yesterday’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A testing Sunday, that. From Croke Park to Stade Jean Bouin to Croke Park to Stade Jean Bouin and back again, and as ever you end up addled, half hear(...)

Munster and Leinster are scheduled to renew their televised rivalry on October 4th. Photograph: Inpho

Sky Sports have opted to televise the Guinness Pro 12 fixture between Leinster and Munster at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday October 4th, with the ret(...)

Actor and artistic director Cathal Quinn, actor Clodagh Nic Gabhann and dancer Megan Kennedy will perform in Everlasting Voices / Guthanna Síoraí, which centres on the work of three Irish Nobel Laureates, Seamus Heaney, WB Yeats and Samuel Beckett. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The poetry of three Irish Nobel laureates will be brought to life this week in a unique show performed in both English and Irish.Everlasting Voices, a(...)

Heather O’Brien embraces a member of the support staff after Ireland’s  victory over New Zealand  at the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Jordan Mansfield/Getty Images

The good news, and there’s plenty, is Ireland will almost certainly avoid New Zealand in the World Cup semi-final when the tournament moves into Paris(...)

Lynne Cantwell training at FFR HQ, Marcoussis. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The Ireland team to play the USA in the opening Pool B game in the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup tomorrow (4.0, Irish time) at Marcoussis outside Paris (...)

Shane O’Donnell (right) celebrates with team-mate Aaron Cunningham after scoring a goal during the second half of extra-time against Tipperary in the Munster Under-21 Hurling Championship semi-final  at Cusack Park. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile.

Clare can still leave an indelible mark on hurling in 2014. Four days after the senior champions lost to Wexford the under-21s were forced into extra(...)