Irish rowing clubs saw a decline in volunteers as a result of Covid-19. Photograph: Alan Betson

Despite a surge in interest following the success of the Olympic team, Irish rowing clubs saw a decline in volunteers as a result of Covid-19, undermi(...)

The designation, once processed, will have no effect as the law does not apply to tickets sold prior to designation, and the game has been already sold out. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has applied for the designation of Ireland’s upcoming clash against Portugal under the new law that criminal(...)

Dublin’s Aviva Stadium, home to Irish rugby. The IRFU asked for €20 million in Covid relief funding in 2020 and received €18 million. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) was the most successful of the “big three” sports in getting Covid-related funding from the state last year, acc(...)

17 Herbert Park, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4.

“An honourable comrade and a true and distinguished sportsman” reads the epitaph of Francis Henry Browning, the first resident of 17 Herbert Park in D(...)

Shamrock Rovers versus Bohemians in front of largely empty stands. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Football Association of Ireland will “not survive financially” if fans continue to be prohibited from attending domestic and international matches(...)

Nora Stapleton: “By having the Six Nations on a separate weekend where there is no other rugby, so the only thing rugby journalists can talk about are the women’s fixtures then that will help I feel.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

World Rugby and the Six Nations have confirmed that they are exploring separating the men’s and women’s Six Nations tournaments, as part of a planned (...)

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(...)

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