Anne Neary: “I have been using the tomato knife for years and if I had to go to a desert island it is the one kitchen gadget I’d like to bring with me.”

There was a time when preparing a meal really did involve “slaving over a hot stove”. But these days, there are so many tools and gadgets to help make(...)

JD Sports, the UK-listed sports fashion retailer which operates 28 outlets in Ireland, has almost completed the conversion of the Champion Sports chain it bought here during the last crash

JD Sports, the UK-listed sports fashion retailer which operates 28 outlets in Ireland, has almost completed the conversion of the Champion Sports chai(...)

A photograph of Jimmy Magee at his funeral in  Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Jimmy Magee would have been “so, honoured, so proud” about the attendance at his funeral, his son Mark Magee said. “He loved people, He loved his fri(...)

Seamus Finn: he was just 24 when he became the youngest editor in the country. Photograph: The Sligo Champion

Seamus Finn, the former editor of the Sligo Champion who has died aged 70, was as a cub reporter banned by Sligo Rovers from their home turf, the Show(...)

2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup winner Coneygree has been ruled out of the Kerry National due to the going. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Coneygree has been ruled out of Wednesday’s Guinness Kerry National due to testing conditions. The 10-year-old became the first novice in 41 years to(...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

Katie Taylor of Ireland celebrates winning her bout against Sofya Ochigava of Russia. Photograph:  Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Throughout the week, on our amble through memorable moments produced by Irish sportswomen over the past 30 years, we went from 50 to 11 - no(...)

Horse trainer Michael Hourigan of Lisaleen Stables in  Patrickswell, Co Limerick: “I’ve often worked 24 hours straight through.” Photograph:  Liam Burke Press 22

Champion horse trainer Michael Hourigan says he and others are “worried” that their businesses will be forced to shut, should Ballydoyle Racing Stable(...)

 Pádraig Harrington  plays a shot from the rough on the sixth hole  at Royal Birkdale. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Johnny Miller tells a story about playing the last two rounds of the British Open at Royal Birkdale in 1976. The man who would sign his winner’s card (...)

Tommy Carberry with Bobbyjo. From his small stables near Ratoath, Co Meath, Carberry produced Bobbyjo to win the Aintree Grand National in 1999. Photograph: INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

Tommy Carberry, who died on July 12th aged 75, is acknowledged as one of the outstanding National Hunt jockeys in Irish racing history. Yet his exploi(...)