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 (...)

Golf courses in Ireland have been closed since March 24th. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

Reopening golf clubs in Ireland before a coronavirus vaccine is found can be done “relatively safely,” a leading medical expert has said. “Golf is pl(...)

 Roganstown Golf Club in north county Dublin remains open to its members for play. Photograph: Inpho

Roganstown and Swords golf courses in north county Dublin were among the few outliers in continuing to keep golf going on Wednesday in spite of recomm(...)

Professional golfer Pádraig Harrington with Special Olympians Mark Claffey and Andrew Simington and  Phyl Kelleher, who will play with Andrew in the Alternate Shot event

Commitment, teamwork, courage and skilfulness will be what are required by Ireland’s Special Olympians when they walk out on a global stage at the Spe(...)

Majority votes from delegates this Saturday will see the end of two eras, with the GUI and the ILGU ceasing to be and, in their stead, a new governing body for golf in Ireland being formed. Photograph: Inpho

History beckons, truly. A process which has gone on longer than that Brexit mess across the water will reach - surely - its desired destination withou(...)

Anne Tunney: a  fine sportswoman
Anne Tunney – An Appreciation
  • People
  • February 12, 2018, 00:01

Anne Tunney, née Bacon, who died on January 10th, was the living demonstration of the power of positivity regardless of what trails, tribulation and c(...)

Irish Boys Champion Mark Power who has been added to the GUI squad to compete in South Africa.

Power and Sugrue to make South African trip Following the withdrawal of Colm Campbell (injury) and Peter O’Keeffe (work commitments); Mark Power (Kil(...)

Chris Martin (chief executive, Musgrave Group) presenting Sean Mulligan (hon secretary, Concra Wood Golf Club) with the All-Ireland Musgrave Crumlin Hospital Club Challenge trophy after their victory at the O’Connor Jnr course at Oceanico golf resort. Photo: Ronan Quinlan

There must be something in the Monaghan air, certainly when it is transported to the Algarve. For the second year running, Concra Wood Golf Club emer(...)

  Shane Lowry tries  his hand at Gaelic football, watched by Dublin hurler Joey Boland, former Munster and All Black  Doug Howlett and Dublin footballer Bernard Brogan at the launch of AIG Ireland’s sponsorship of the GUI and the ILGU at Carton House. Photo:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Pádraig Harrington doesn’t need anyone to come to his defence, but, in his absence, Shane Lowry was doing it anyway. “I(...)