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Brothers Gary (bow) and Paul O’Donovan winning an Olympic medal was the highlight of Irish rowing in 2016. Photograph: Getty Images.

The team of the year are rowers, the videos have gone viral and pull like a dog is the catchphrase of the day. Rowing in Ireland is coming to the end(...)

Irish TV’s main backer, John Griffin, has resigned as a director and withdrawn financial support. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A television company in Co Mayo employing 30 people has obtained High Court protection after an unexpected funding shortfall and liabilities over asse(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan: “Dan Carter certainly sounds convinced he was doing no wrong by taking a corticosteroid injection.” Photograph: Afp

I was back in the swimming pool this week, starting to feel more comfortable in the water after some regular training, and with that able to push a li(...)

 Dr Crokes captain Johnny Buckley and Man of the Match Colm Gooch Cooper celebrate winning the Kerry County Championship at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. Photo Don MacMonagle

When I heard that Cillian O’Connor had scored 4-4 for Ballintubber last weekend, I immediately tried to find footage of it online, as if coverage of t(...)

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson at the RDS when the takeover of UPC Ireland was announced and that it would become Virgin Media. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Mobile phone provider Virgin Media has been announced as the sponsor of comedy on RTÉ2 and RTÉ 2fm’s Breakfast Republic show. The sponsorship include(...)

Former Ireland captian Brian O’Driscoll at the launch of Eir Sport: the company also secured the rights to the under-20s championship and the woman’s World Cup. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“We’re setting sport free” was the tagline Eir Sport – Setanta reborn – delivered before informing the Irish public they have locked up the 2019 Rugby(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Mr Kenny has said that his focus when calling a general election will be on whether the Coalition has completed their programme for government. File  photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said his focus when calling a general election will be on whether Fine Gael and Labour have completed their programme for gov(...)

Irish pride: Dana celebrates winning the 1970 Eurovision, in Amsterdam. Photograph: Keystone/Getty

This month marks the 60th time that Europeans will gather around their electronic hearths to participate in the annual festival of song, performance, (...)

A High Court injunction application by Denis O’Brien’s against RTÉ over a proposed broadcast report in relation to  the businessman’s private banking affairs has been adjourned until May 12th.

Businessman Denis O’Brien’s injunction application against RTÉ over a proposed broadcast report on his private banking affairs has been adjourned in(...)

John Waters on the Banks of the Grand Canal, Dublin Portabello. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Columnist John Waters has resigned from the board of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, the authority said this afternoon.In a statement, the auth(...)

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