Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy. ‘We don’t think we have a huge doping culture in Ireland, but we always have to be vigilant, and we will continue to be vigilant.’ Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Irish sport does not have “a huge doping culture” according to Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy. Of 1,303 anti-doping tests carried out in (...)

Aldi shopping centre in Blackrock: There was a huge amount of panic buying with many staples including rice, pasta, tinned goods and toilet paper disappearing. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

What is happening now? The country has gone into a partial lockdown or at the very least schools, colleges, childcare centres and public facilities i(...)

Dublin City Council said City Hall would close (except for private events and the cafe. File photograph: Tom Honan

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar announced the closure of schools, colleges and other public facilities in response to the coronavirus pandemic at a press confe(...)

Waterford’s Caoimhe McGrath shoots on goal under pressure from Cork’s Saoirse McCarthy and Libby Coppinger during the Littlewoods League clash at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.  Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

When Littlewoods Ireland dropped their brand new “Style Meets Substance” promotion for this year’s camogie leagues, it felt like something big was goi(...)

Cora Staunton: warned last year about the imminent drain of top intercounty talent to Australia. Photograph: Tommy Dickson

You can’t say former Mayo great Cora Staunton did not warn us last year about this. In an interview with Game On on RTÉ 2FM, Staunton expressed the (...)

The Galway team celebrates victory over Kilkenny in the All-Ireland senior camogie  final in  Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

“Thank you, come again!” You have all heard Simpsons character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon in your head, right? While that catchphrase has become synonymou(...)

Cork’s Hannah Looney  celebrates with the O’Duffy Cup after winning the   2018 All-Ireland senior camogie  final against  Kilkenny at Croke Park. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Dual status is something that used to be hailed and lauded in the good old days. From a Cork perspective it used to be quite literally a gift from the(...)

Hurling: GAA welcomes ‘prestigious’ listing by Unesco

The sports of hurling and camogie have been granted special cultural status by the United Nations, along with Jamaican reggae and Chidaoba, a form of (...)

The GAA and AIB has signed a deal “that everybody is happy with”, says the bank’s chief marketing officer, Tom Kinsella. Photograph: Sam Barnes/SportsFile

AIB has renewed its “backing club and county” sponsorship links with the GAA until 2023 for an undisclosed sum, the bank announced on Monday. The five(...)

Martin Farragher:  referee Derek O’Mahony judged that Farragher  struck Moorefield’s Liam  Healy with his knee and issued a red card. Photograph: Inpho

Corofin full forward Martin Farragher will have to seek a hearing in a bid to clear him for next month’s All-Ireland club final. Farragher was controv(...)

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