Connacht coach Pat Lam doth protest but Mils Muliaina’s sojourn in Ireland is currently bound for the cabinet labelled “foreign disappointments”. Neat(...)

Jordi Murphy is set to start for Leinster against Bath in the Champions Cup. Photograph: Inpho

Matt O’Connor’s starting XV for Saturday’s season defining Champions Cup quarter-final against Bath at the Aviva stadium is taking shape.Mike Ross is(...)

Sinn Féin’s Arder Carson: Elected as the first Lord Mayor of Northern Ireland’s newest and biggest council

Northern Ireland on Wednesday witnesses the biggest overhaul of local government in more than 40 years with the formal creation of 11 “super” councils(...)

Ulster Bank has announced a new partnership with An Post that will allow personal and business customers carry out certain transactions through the An(...)

Charles Piutau of the All Balcks has signed a two year deal with Ulster according to reports in New Zealand. Photo: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Charles Piutau will join Ulster on a two year deal in July 2016. The 23-year-old utility back - he can play anywhere from 12 to 15 - is the latest est(...)

Aine Curran celebrates what proved to be her winning goal against Hermes in the Irish Senior Cup Final at the National  Hockey Stadium, Belfield, Dublin.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ulster Elks 1 Hermes 0 Aine Curran’s delightful 30th-minute goal propelled the Ulster Elks to a maiden women’s Irish Senior Cup title at Belfield yes(...)

Gardaí closed the R232 for a period after the crash to facilitate a technical examination of the scene.

A rugby coach is still being treated in hospital for injuries sustained when a bus carrying an U14s rugby team overturned in Donegal on Saturday. The (...)

Robert Christie’s ‘tragic death brings to the fore again the risks associated with slurry tanks’, said coroner Suzanne Anderson. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

A coroner delivered a stark warning of the dangers of mixing slurry after he presided over the inquest for an eight-year-old schoolboy who died from i(...)

Chris Henry has been named among the Ulster replacements. Photo: Darren Kidd/Inpho

Chris Henry has been cleared by his surgeon for full participation in Friday night’s Pro12 encounter with Cardiff Blues as head coach Neil Doak has na(...)

The fallout after the 65-48 vote in favour of the Ulster Hockey Union (UHU) not taking part in the IHL will instantly confound players in Ulster teams, many of whom see the IHL as a step up in standards. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Whatever way it is construed the vote taken in Stormont’s Pavilion by Ulster on Wednesday night not to participate in the proposed Irish Hockey Leagu(...)