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 Tipperary’s dual star Orla O’Dwyer will once again kit out for the Brisbane Lions. Photograph:  Chris Hyde/Getty Images

While the AFL men’s Gaelic football trade experiment is more than likely over, the crossover from ladies’ football to AFLW is about to reach a new pea(...)

Cora Staunton will return to the Greater Western Sydney Giants for the 2021 APLW season. Photograph:  Matt King/Getty Images

The lure of Australia remains strong despite the global pandemic with 15 Irish women officially locked in on AFLW deals for the 2021 season. Monday’s(...)

Sarah Rowe  with her sisters Fiona (left) and Lorna at the launch of  Lidl Ireland’s new exercise programme initiative. Photograph: Jar Finnegan

When the second flight home was cancelled in quick succession to the first most people would have gently panicked: Sarah Rowe practised a little self-(...)

Fintan died sadly young in a car crash but when I think of him I instinctively remember the 1970 World Cup final and the two of us as kids, definitively on the wrong side of history. Photograph: Popperfoto/Getty Images)

When required to reduce his 2014 concerts at Croke Park from five to three, Garth Brooks declined saying – somewhat controversially, you’d imagine, ba(...)

Ciarán D’Arcy from Co Louth moved to Australia in 2018.

It was a mere moment of bone-shattering football-on-finger contact that will be wryly remembered for a lifetime. Nursing my gruesomely displaced fing(...)

Star forward: Tayla Harris scoring the first goal of Sunday’s Pride Game. Photograph: Michael Willson/AFL/Getty

Eighty seconds into last weekend’s inclusivity-building Pride Game between the Western Bulldogs and Carlton, two Australian Football League women’s te(...)

UCC’s Darragh Lucey and Conor Cannon of UCD compete for the ball during last year’s Collingwood Cup final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A little over a century after the competition’s first final was staged at Dalymount Park, the links between the Collingwood Cup, which kicks off in Be(...)

Carnacon’s Cora Staunton with Cathy Ann Stack, Ciara O’Sullivan and Ellie Jack of Mourneabbey. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

So the Cora Staunton story rumbles on, into a new sporting sphere and on to a new continent, but not before she guided her club Carnacon to a sixth Al(...)

Martin Clarke was a key factor in Down reaching the All-Ireland senior football final in 2010. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

As a silent commentary on how Down football in the space of little over six years went from being within centimetres of an All-Ireland to celebrating (...)

Architect Peter O’Malley and his wife Iris are building their dream home in Dalkey on a site that will give them panoramic sea views. But before that,(...)