Pat Kelly’s Storm from Rush Sailing Club will defend its J109 Irish title on Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

Irish Sailing’s All Ireland Championships – an event that celebrates its 70th anniversary this year – sets sail in GP14 dinghies on Saturday at Mulli(...)

Antrim goalkeeper Chris Kerr is beaten by Donegal’s Jamie Brennan. Photograph: John McIlwaine/INPHO/Presseye/

Donegal 3-19 Antrim 1-9 The biggest cheer in MacCumhaill Park came midway through the second half when Michael Murphy hoisted a Donegal point from pl(...)

Dublin’s Brian Howard climbs high to break ball against Donegal in the EirGrid All-Ireland U21 Football Championship semi-final at Kingspan Breffni Park in Cavan. Photograph:  Philip Magowan/Inpho/Presseye

Dublin 1-13 Donegal 0-9 Dessie Farrell’s Dublin qualified easily for the Eirgrid All-Ireland Under-21 football final against a disappointing Donegal (...)

Interior (1961), by Tony O’Malley, is estimated at €8,000-€12,000.

Most art collectors, sadly, never live to see the financial value of their life’s passion realised. But, happily – and rightly – most people buy art f(...)

Monaghan’s Conor McManus is surrounded by Donegal players during the  Allianz Football League Division One game at  Fr Tierney Park in  Ballyshannon. Photograph: Trevor Lucy/Inpho/Presseye

Donegal 1-11 Monaghan 1-11 What did you expect? Yes, the sun shone in Ballyshannon and it was Mother’s Day and the world seemed in good mood. But whe(...)

Tyrone’s Ronan McHugh celebrates after scoring a goal in the McKenna Cup match against Donegal at  Healy Park in Omagh. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Tyrone 2-23 Donegal 0-6 Tyrone romped to a 20-point victory and a place in the Dr McKenna Cup semi-finals at Healy Park on Wednesday. Donegal’s unde(...)

Shannon pipeline: Parteen Weir. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tall as a house and with a smile almost as broad as his shoulders, Liam Minehan is a Tipperary farmer well aware he lives in paradise. “Just walk to t(...)

Donegal’s Stephen McBrearty in the All-Ireland minor final in 2014 against Kerry. The assimilation of younger players like McBrearty into the Donegal senior team has caught the eye. Photograph: INPHO

Mayo have acted as a curious touchstone for the more senior players with Donegal. When they beat the Connacht champions in the All-Ireland final in 20(...)

The Thurles-born mathematician Michael Carroll, who has died aged 79, was a former professor at the mechanical engineering department of the Universit(...)

Michael Carroll and Anne McArdle Michael, a banker from Knocklyon, Dublin, and primary school teacher Anne from Dundalk, Co Louth, were introd(...)