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 Jon Rahm with The Irish Open trophy after his victory on Sunday. Photograph: PA

The Spanish influences in these parts stretch all the way back to the Armada of 1588, to such a degree that place-names and even some bloodlines provi(...)

Cormac Sharvin’s second round of 69 leaves him firmly in contention at the halfway stage of the Irish Open. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

A nod is as good as a wink in most cases and, as Shane Lowry moved through the recording zone with his young daughter Iris on his shoulders, headed fo(...)

England’s Tommy Fleetwood on the seventh tee during the pro-am   before the Irish Open at Lahinch. Photograph:   Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

A long-time member of the host club put it succinctly about the lack of any real wind in these parts. “You wouldn’t even put your washing out, there’d(...)

Shane Lowry: “Hopefully, I’ll have a few chances along the years. And hopefully one of them is this week. If I do get a chance, I’ll be giving my best.” Photograph: Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

He’s the poster boy, as if he needed any reminding. On the corner as you swing in off the Ennistymon road towards the golf club, Shane Lowry’s bearded(...)

Shane Lowry  at a Dublin media event.” I do feel like I am playing with a lot of confidence at the minute, and if I shoot a bad score today I am going to shoot a good score tomorrow.” Photograph:   Lorraine O’Sullivan/Sharppix

Shane Lowry’s promotional gig on the rooftop patio of The North Star hotel in Dublin’s north inner city provided an insight into his desire to reach f(...)

Rory McIlroy during the final round of the  US Open at Pebble Beach. “I felt like I did a lot of good things [at Pebble Beach] even though I didn’t win the tournament.” Photograph:  Warren Little/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy can no longer push the fact away that the 148th British Open at Royal Portrush in Co Antrim is just a month away. Day by day it’s getting(...)

Rory McIlroy  signs autographs during a practice round prior to the 2019 PGA Championship at the Bethpage Black course in Long Island, New York, on Monday. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

The problem for Rory McIlroy is one of having to walk on eggshells. Damned if you do; damned if you don’t. In reaffirming his original intention to re(...)

 Ian Poulter will take part in the Irish Open in July. Photograph: Tyler Lecka/Getty Images

Ian Poulter has announced that he will be taking part in this summer’s Irish Open in Lahinch. Rory McIlroy will miss this year’s event as he focuses (...)

Rory McIlroy will not play in the 2019 Irish Open. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy will maintain his European Tour membership this season, despite confirming he will miss the Irish Open to focus on preparing for the Open(...)

Those who argue for the Irish Championships moving from July to September say it offers the prospect of internationals competing and showcasing the sport

British Rowing has announced that its senior championships will revert to summer, having been held in October. It will provoke more debate in this cou(...)

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