For the first time in 35 years, Dublin city has a ferry service on the Liffey. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

For the first time in 35 years, Dublin city has a new ferry service. It was a cold, bright pre-dawn morning when the No 11 Liffey Ferry left its ber(...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

 Thomas Murray from Ringsend, Dublin, pictured raising the flag  on board the Liffey Ferry and Richie Saunders, also Ringsend, who was one of the original coxswains who preserved the boat. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Consummate professionals, 1980s rockers Bagatelle valiantly braved an icy Liffey quayside on what was the coldest day of the year so far to persuade t(...)

 Royal St George Yacht Club, Dun Laoghaire, venue for the Irish Cruiser Racing Association annual championships 2019. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Following a summer of discontent, next week’s conference and agm of the Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) looks set to draw a line in the sand (...)

 The Ireland team celebrate with their silver medals following the FIH Womens Hockey World Cup final. Photograph: Kate McShane/Getty Images

Hockey Ireland will receive one third of an additional €1.5 million funding announced on Monday for Olympic and major competition preparations . The (...)

Norbert Reilly: emailed his resignation from the Irish Cruiser Racing Association on Thursday after disagreeing with several developments  over the last year

On the eve of a symposium to determine the future direction of the organisation, Irish Cruiser Racing Association (ICRA) executive member Norbert Reil(...)

A tracking device inspired by an Irish businessman after he survived a mountaineering accident in the French Alps is now being used by search and resc(...)

 Pat Kelly’s Storm from Rush Sailing Club will defend its J109 Irish title on Dublin Bay. Photograph: David O’Brien

Irish Sailing’s All Ireland Championships – an event that celebrates its 70th anniversary this year – sets sail in GP14 dinghies on Saturday at Mulli(...)

Members of the O’Tooles and Castleknock teams shake hands after a game during an U10 football tournament in Clontarf. “Girls’ involvement in team sports tends to fall off a cliff ‘right at the time when they would benefit most’.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

“I don’t know how to manage my own anger, frustration and utter gut-wrenching hurt for him when he sobs that he is not good enough,” a concerned paren(...)

Dinghy classes already combine resources for good effect at events such as the Volvo Dun Laoghaire Regatta that takes place in July this year. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A welcome change of direction by Ireland’s sailing clubs and classes is on the cards in the near future as an end to congested fixtures and overlappin(...)

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