Colm Campbell, who failed in his claim for damages against golfer Kevin Le Blanc, County Sligo Golf Course, Rosses Point and the GUI, leaving the High Court last June. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has been urged to order a retrial of an unsuccessful damages action by a spectator who was hit by a golf ball and knocked un(...)

We all move through different versions of the same place. But there really was a time when unionists happily accommodated both Irish and British ‘identities’

“The Irish were born for leaving,” Aunt Violet says in Kenneth Branagh’s Belfast. “Otherwise the rest of the world would have no pubs.” Unless you hav(...)

Colm Campbell, who failed in his claim for damages against golfer Kevin Le Blanc, County Sligo Golf Course, Rosses Point and the GUI, leaving the High Court. Photograph: Collins Courts

A spectator at a golf tournament who sued after he was hit on the head by a golf ball and knocked unconscious has lost his High Court action. Colm Ca(...)

Meath celebrate winning with the trophy after beating Westmeath in the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies’ Intermediate Football Championship Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The momentum behind the promotion of women’s sport and the progress made in previous years undoubtedly stalled somewhat in 2020. The impact of Covid 1(...)

Golfer Kevin LeBlanc of Donabate, Dublin pictured leaving the Four Courts in Dublin after giving evidence in a High Court action for damages. Photograph: Collins Courts

A golfer being sued by a spectator who claims he was knocked unconscious after being hit on the head with a ball has told the High Court he was unawar(...)

Covid-19 signposts at Tullamore Golf Club. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Golf and tennis clubs are being forced to close because they are deemed to be “non-essential” services, a Government spokesman has said. There was sh(...)

Shane Lowry and his coach Neil Manchip during the Pro-Am ahead of January’s Abu Dhabi Championship. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty

There is a sense of community that remains vibrant long after elite young golfers have left the technical and pastoral care of the Golfing Union of Ir(...)

Cahir Park Golf Club has informed distant members - defined as those living more than 40km away - who have booked tee times that they can no longer play while Covid-19 restrictions remain in place. Photograph: iStock

A golf club has had to remove members from its booking system following the intervention of gardaí who said it was “unacceptable” for them to travel m(...)

Three brothers, (from left) Bosco, Gerard and Charlie Kelly from Derry tee off on the 12th hole at  North West GC,  Lisfannon, Co Donegal. Photograph:  Joe Dunne

Since early morning, they have been out on the course. Their outlines dot the landscape, silhouetted against the grey of Lough Swilly and the clouds g(...)

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 (...)

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