The Merrion joint-owner Lochlann Quinn: ‘It was conceived as a giant hobby’

(...)’s trips to France – “I think we’ve been down there three times this year” – are often to visit Château de(...)

Ireland’s Paul Dunne hits a tee shot during the first round at the Dunhill Links Championship. Photo: Craig Brough/Reuters

(...) first winless season in 23 years for Irish players on the European Tour but it may also prove to have(...)


(...) way to explore the Camino de Santiago by gently paddling the Arousa Estuary and the Ulla River on a(...)

Saracens’ Liam Williams celebrates a try with Owen Farrell. The club has incurred losses of a cumulative £36.3m or so in the last seven years. Photograph: Mark Kerton/PA

(...), under the guise of Premiership Rugby (PRL) and Ligue Nationale de Rugby (LNR), we were promised a(...)

Ireland’s Nicolas Roche at the UCI Cycling Road World Championships on September 20th, 2017 in Bergen, Norway: looking good ahead of Il Lombardia Classic.  Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty Images

Nibali. Tour de France runner-up Rigoberto Uran (Cannondale-Drapac) took third, 15 seconds behind(...)

Eamon de Valera speaks  at O’Connell’s monument in Ennis, Co Clare. “ He is very well thought of by his followers and considered extremely dangerous by the authorities . . . He is deified.” Photograph:  Hulton Archive/Getty Images

(...) in the revolutionary idealism, and momentarily met Éamon de Valera on her last day. She likened him(...)

The Irish delegation at the press conference where Ireland presented their bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup. Photo: Glyn Kirk/Getty Images

(...). Ireland, France and South Africa will each be looking for at least 20 out of the 39 votes available to win(...)

CYCLING Eurosport 1, 5.15pm-7pm Belgium Tour de l’Eurométropole NFL Sky Sports Action from 5.30pm (6(...)

Peter Sagan (centre) of Slovakia breaks  ahead of Norway’s Alexander Kristoff (right) in the road race world championship  in Bergen, Norway.  Photograph: Cornelius Poppe/EPA

(...) of Bergen. Sagan, who was kicked out of the Tour de France this year for sending Mark Cavendish(...)

Stephen Roche and Sean Kelly at the Nissan Classic in 1988. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

(...). Roche had won the Tour de France to go with his Giro d’Italia and would set aside their pseudo(...)