USA player John McEnroe and non-playing captain Arthur Ashe prepare to take on Ireland at the RDS in the Davis Cup World Group game in 1983. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

(...) containing John McEnroe, Peter Fleming and Eliot Teltscher – arrived in Dublin to play a World Group game(...)

IToulon-bound Paul O’Connell in action at Ireland rugby squad training at the Sportsground in Galway. Photograph: Dan Sheridan

Paul O’Connell clarified that while his decision to sign for Toulon represents an exciting opportunity to pen a new chapter in his career, the Worl(...)

Ireland fullback Rob Kearney at a press conference in 2013 with former Leinster head coach Matt O’Connor. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...) appears to be an open-ended position as interim head coach,with Kurt McQuilkin, Girvan Dempsey and John(...)

Seán O’Brien, Paul O’Connell and Rob Kearney wearing Ireland’s alternate World Cup jersey. Photograph:   Dan Sheridan/Inpho 4:57

Paul O’Connell has confirmed that Ireland’s last game in the World Cup will be his final appearance for the national team ahead of joining three-time (...)

Tommy Bowe believes the Ireland team have learned from the 2013 defeat to New Zealand Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Tommy Bowe’s naturally sunny disposition intermittently clouds over for a moment or two when the word ‘pre-season’ is introduced to the conversation. (...)

Gavin Moynihan and partmer Jack Hume fought back tio win their match at the European Amateur team Championship at Halmstad, Sweden. Photograph: Getty

The Ireland men’s amateur golf team have taken the initiative in the European Amateur team Championship quarter-final at Halmstad, Sweden by taking bo(...)

The Irish team celebrate winning the RBS Six Nations in 2014. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

(...) view. John Feehan, Six Nations chief executive, explained at the time his dismay at politicians who(...)

“The moments when I missed it (playing) most was when they (Ireland) won the (2015) Six Nations,” says Andrew Trimble. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

Injuries challenge the player mentally and physically. Setbacks double the tariffs. Andrew Trimble suffered a toe injury last October and in February,(...)

Jack Hume’s 68 at the European Amateur Men’s Team Championships in  Halmstad, Sweden has helped Ireland into third place, one shot behind France and Denmark after the opening 18 holes of qualifying. Photo: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Ireland have made a fine start to the European Amateur Men’s Team Championships at Halmstad in Sweden and currently lie in third place behind one s(...)

Welsh referee Nigel Owens will take charge of Ireland’s key World Cup pool game against France in Cardiff. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

(...) referees at the tournament , George Clancy and John Lacey, and they have been handed three games each at(...)