The sun sets behind 42nd Street in Manhattan during a power outage in New York City. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/AFP/Getty Images

New York’s Times Square fell dark and subway trains halted as Manhattan was struck by a power cut. Authorities scrambled to restore electricity to Ma(...)

Undisputed World Lightweight Champion Katie Taylor in attendance at an exclusive Sky VIP event at The Lighthouse Cinema, Smithfield. Photo: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

For the first time since turning professional in the wake of the 2016 Olympics, Katie Taylor is enjoying some respite, away from the ring, out of the (...)

Katie Taylor. The recent documentary about her is a reminder of how long she has been excelling and how her standards have never dropped. Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho.

When Katie Taylor sits in the dressing room to gather her thoughts on Saturday evening, the spirit of Jackie Tonawanda won’t be too far away. They’re (...)

Katie Taylor: the reigning  IBF and WBA World Lightweight champion faces  WBC World super-featherweight champion Eva Wahlstrom at Madison Square Garden. Photograph: Emily Harney/Inpho

Katie Taylor and Eva Wahlstrom have clashed on three separate occasions in major tournaments, with the Wicklow native coming out on top every single t(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar laying a wreath at UN Building in New York to the 88 Irish peacekeepers who died during 60 years of unbroken service for the UN.  Photograph: Kim Haughton

If star power guaranteed a country a seat at the UN Security Council for the 2021-22 term, Ireland would have the June 2020 election sown up right now(...)

You could argue that some musical comebacks should never have happened, but few have ensued as readily as that of LCD Soundsystem’s. Just five years (...)

 Gennady Golovkin celebrates his eigth round tko against David Lemieux during their WBA/WBC interim/IBF middleweight title unification bout at Madison Square Garden. in New York City. Photo:  Al Bello/Getty Images

Shortly before he spent seven and a half rounds torturing Canada’s David Lemieux at Madison Square Garden last Saturday night, Gennady Golovkin was vi(...)

Not quite an outright pop heartthrob, not quite a household name, not quite cool enough to get the seal of approval from discerning musos: it’s safe t(...)