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Ireland players at the captain’s run in the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Photograph: ©INPHO/Tommy Dickson

Once more 2.15pm on a Saturday at Lansdowne Road is Six Nations time. But this will be different from a fortnight ago. The forecast is set fair and th(...)

Victory for Glennane over Cork C of I would enhance their European ambitions. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Glenanne have an excellent chance of extending their lead at the top of the EY Irish Hockey League this weekend. With one match taking place in Banbri(...)

Members of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition  1914-17, led by Ernest Shackleton, drink a toast to ‘sweethearts and wives’ on board the Endurance. Photograph: Frank Hurley/Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge/Getty Images

So far, this winter has been colder than the last. Christmas scarves, hats and gloves have already been put to good use. The return to school means th(...)

Ireland winger  Andrew Conway makes a break for the opening try during the Guinness Series match against South Africa  at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland 38 South Africa 3 In the end it was a pummelling, but Ireland had to put in plenty of hard graft and tackles before decorating the game with (...)

Pembroke’s Alan Sothern:  the Olympian’s double make it nine goals for the campaign. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Alan Sothern’s two-goal haul saw Pembroke usher in their new Serpentine Avenue turf in style with an excellent 3-1 win over Banbridge, inflicting a fi(...)

Ireland coach Graham Shaw is resting several of his senior players for now, as preparations for London will intensify in the months ahead

Now that Ireland’s place in next summer’s World Cup is secured, their three-match series against Scotland, which begins on Sunday at Stormont, takes o(...)

Lisnagarvey player James Lorimer in action during his side’s 4-2 win over Monkstown. Photograph: Presseye/Rowland White/Inpho

Lisnagarvey scored the first big win of the EY Hockey League season as two second-half goals put them out of range of Monkstown in a battle between tw(...)

Jonathan Bell of Ireland in action in Stormont.  File photograph: INPHO/Presseye/Rowland White

Week three of the EY Hockey League (EYHL) and the first matches will finally be played after a sorry beginning to this year’s competition. Hockey Ir(...)

Garryowen’s Neil Cronin in action  during his side’s 7-13 loss to St Mary’s College. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Terenure College cruised straight to the top of Ulster Bank League Division 1A thanks to an eye-catching 24-0 bonus-point victory over Dublin Universi(...)

The Miami Showband: its members were subjected to a deadly attack in 1975 in which Robin “the Jackal” Jackson is believed to have been involved.

Police and military chiefs have been ordered to disclose intelligence files as part of a legal action being taken by relatives of those who were kille(...)

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