Sam Bennett previously spent six years with the Bora-hansgrohe team. Photograph: Tim de Waele/Getty Images

Having left the team at the end of 2019, Sam Bennett has confirmed that he will rejoin the Bora-hansgrohe setup next season as its clear sprint leader(...)

Buncrana in Co Donegal has recently recorded a rate of Covid-19 seven times the national average, according to official figures. File photograph: Getty Images

Buncrana in Co Donegal has recently recorded a rate of Covid-19 seven times the national average, according to official figures released on Thursday. (...)

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to an incident in which two women were struck by a van in Tipperary on Monday evening.

MARK HILLIARD A man in his 60s struck by a car while carrying out road works in Co Wicklow has died. The incident occurred on the R752 at Milltown(...)

The court heard that animals were kept in filthy conditions. File photograph: Getty

A Tipperary woman who kept a stolen, dead dog in filthy conditions in a concrete yard has avoided a prison sentence because she has a young child. Br(...)

 Sam Bennett:  has had to contend with unfortunate  accusations about his injury from  the Deceuninck-QuickStep general manager Patrick Lefevere. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/AFP/via  Getty Images

Such is the choice of sport in the air this weather that it’s sometimes easier and perhaps best to stick with what you know and want on any given day(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett wearing the best sprinter’s green jersey as he crosses the finish line during the 21st and last stage of the 2020 Tour de France. Photograph: Thibault Camus/Getty Images

Seán Kelly was in the middle of his best-ever season when he had a brutal crash in the Tour of Switzerland. “I went over a wall on a descent,” he tol(...)

Dungarvan’s popularity has been hugely boosted by the Waterford Greenway, a 46km cycle trail that follows a disused railway line to Waterford city

The county that surrounds Ireland’s oldest city has everything you could want from an Irish holiday. Seaside resorts – both brash and bashful – line t(...)

Derrynaflan, Co Tipperary

Despite the difficulties of the past year there are plenty of new, exciting attractions around Ireland this summer. Here, we find opportunities to int(...)

Clonmel’s  West Gate in Irishtown: Since January, gardaí have seized €256,000 worth of drugs in the Tipperary town.  Photograph: John D Kelly

The streets of Clonmel in south Tipperary were empty in January, like everywhere else in the State; but, to Superintendent William Leahy, there was on(...)

An emotional Sam Bennett with his parents Michael and Helen after winning the seventh stage of the 2009 FBD Insurance Rás. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Cyclist Sam Bennett entered the history books last year by becoming only the second Irish man (after Seán Kelly) to win the green jersey in the Tour d(...)

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