A statue of soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo attracts the attention of visitors who are not entirely impressed with the way the Portugal captain and Real Madrid striker is portrayed. Video: Reuters
Following an outstanding year for Irish women in sport, Taylor was among 15 sports stars nominated for the 2014 title. It is her fourth time to win the award having previously won it in 2007, 2008 and 2012.
Newly crowned WBO middleweight boxing champion Andy Lee arrives home to Ireland. Video: Shannon Airport
Former Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal, Barcelona, New York Red Bulls and France striker retires at 37 after 20 year career. Video: Reuters
Highlighst from the Leinster press conference at the Aviva Stadium.
Full time analysis from Gavin Cummiskey and John O'Sullivan at the Aviva Stadium, as Leinster beat Harlequins 14-13.
Republic of Ireland and LA Galaxy captain Robbie Keane named Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Player. Video: Reuters
Former Wexford hurler Diarmuid Lyng enlists the help of Irish sports stars to hurl around the World for World Sports Team, a non-profit support network for athletes who have suffered catastrophic injuries. Video: World Sports Team
American actor Mickey Rourke prepares to fight Elliot Seimour in a boxing match in Moscow after a twenty-year break. Video: Reuters
Cricket Australia holds a news conference following the death of Australian cricketer Phil Hughes. Video: Reuters
Rory McIlroy talks about the upcoming Australian Open, the Masters -- and being world number one. Video: Reuters
Katie Taylor is given a hero's welcome in Dublin airport as she arrives home with her fifth world championship title.