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 (...)

Wanderers FC lodged plans with Dublin City Council to demolish the club’s existing clubhouse and construct a new two-storey clubhouse at the club’s grounds in Dublin 4.

Dublin City Council has put on hold ambitious plans for a new sports pavilion for one of the oldest rugby clubs in the country. Earlier this year, Wa(...)

Action from South Africa v Australia at Newlands in July 1933, the tour on which Aubrey Hodgson made his Wallabies debut. File photograph: Getty Images

A recent lockdown clear-out prompted the discovery of a semi-skimmed and long-forgotten letter forwarded to me by my mother some years ago; a piece of(...)

Six Nations matches such as Ireland’s Grand Slam win in 2018 may not be available on free to air TV in the coming years. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

The American poet Gil Scott Heron famously promised that the revolution would not be televised. Recent events suggest that Irish rugby might soon be a(...)

The St. Patrick’s Festival Parade in Dublin last year. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A decision to restrict or cancel the St Patrick’s Day parade in Ireland over coronavirus fears would be “premature” at this stage, the body representi(...)

Two passengers wear protective masks as they travel on a train from Rome to Milan in  Italy.  Photograph:  Marco Di Lauro/ Getty Images

The coronavirus epidemic has continued its global spread, with Latin America and Pakistan recording their first cases and the World Health Organisatio(...)

Great Place to Work certifies organisations that excel in creating, supporting and delivering a high-trust work environment. Photograph: iStock

The Great Place to Work Certification Programme is a three-year framework designed to build and sustain a high-performance culture in organisations. T(...)

A view of the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. The Six Nations match between Ireland and Italy, scheduled for March 7th in Dublin, has been postponed. Photograph: Donall Farmer/PA Wire

The IRFU has confirmed the Ireland-Italy Six Nations match in Dublin scheduled for March 7th is called off, amid concerns over coronavirus. Rugby's r(...)

Willie John McBride was unrepentant about his decision to take part in the controversial World Rugby XV tour in apartheid South Africa in 1989. Photograph: Independent News And Media/Getty Images

The Irish Rugby Football Union’s decision to allow members to participate in the controversial World Rugby XV tour in apartheid South Africa in August(...)

Paul Hogan, who has died aged 85

Paul Hogan Born: October 30th, 1934 Died: November 7th, 2019 Paul Hogan, the Dublin-born designer and senior trade adviser at the State export devel(...)

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