World champion boxer Kellie Harrington has been crowned the Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year for 2018. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

And, just like that, boxer Kellie Harrington sprung into a different type of public consciousness. All it took was a world championship medal and an a(...)

Sudaporn Seesondee of Thailand (in red) and Kellie  Harrington of Ireland  during their 60kg category final fight at the   World Boxing Championships in New Delhi, India,  on November 24th. Photograph: Getty Images

After the year Irish sport enjoyed it seems more than fitting that we were able to complete our list of contenders for the Sportswoman of the Year awa(...)

 Jessica Harrington  the overall winner of the   Sportswoman of the Year Award with Mary Davis who claimed the Outstanding Achievement award at the  The Irish Times-Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year Awards in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Winners sometimes come up on the inside and surprise a few people at the finishing post, and it felt a bit like that as Jessica Harrington was announc(...)

The Irish Times/Sport Ireland Sportswoman Of The Year Awards winners. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Olympic silver medallist Annalise Murphy has been crowned The Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year for 2016. The 26-year-old claimed sil(...)