From left: Jack Bates, Robyn Molloy, Georgia McKenna, David Gillick, Lee Grace, Hollie Kenny, Noel Fitzgerald and Skye Boylan train for the Fun to Run 5k park run. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The speaker and his audience lead lives that are poles apart, yet for a short time they connect in a securely fenced-off community centre behind the D(...)

Cameron Ivory at Bradog Youth Service. Photograph: Dave Meehan

At the entrance to Bradog Youth Service I step out of the way of a child on an oversized bike. “Sorry!” he says as he nearly collides with the door. (...)

Alex and Dylan along with Solas Project co-ordinator Derek Murphy in Dublin’s south-west inner city engaged in an after-school  project.

This September around 70,000 children are embarking on one of life’s significant changes: the start of secondary school. After eight years of being s(...)

Rory McIlroy: “It would be great to get a couple of wins early on and be in good form heading into Augusta.” Photograph: Getty Images

The flashes of brilliance Tiger Woods showed as he made his long-awaited comeback at the World Hero Challenge brought a tantalising prospect – which (...)

A Fante painting from John Cunningham’s collection. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Along one of Ranelagh’s leafier secluded roads, beyond the railings of a modest semi-detached house lies a virtual Aladdin’s Cave of art and sculpture(...)

 Shane Lowry and TV presenter Jenny Buckley at the launch of the  One for Ireland campaign in aid of youth homelessness, coordinated by the Irish Youth Foundation.  Pic: Marc O’Sullivan

I got a blast of reality when playing The K Club on Tuesday. Hailstones, sleet and the rest! After what has been a terrific few weeks personally – ge(...)

Shane Lowry said his career as a golfer made him appreciate how lucky he was.  Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

Golfer Shane Lowry has lent his support to a campaign which aims to raise €1 million for homeless families on Friday. Lowry has launched the One for(...)

Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry at the At&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

A stellar year for Irish golf was capped last night at the 27th Excellence in Sports Awards when Shane Lowry and Pádraig Harrington both received out(...)

Worried that you can’t afford the time to exercise? You can’t afford not to

Founding a start-up can be bad for your health. The all-consuming focus, long hours and high stress can block out everything else. Many founders ne(...)

Eoin Reddan training with the Irish squad at the Universitario Rugby Club in Tucumán as they prepare for today’s second Test.

It was Sunday, November 24th, which absolutely confirmed to Eoin Reddan that he was in a good place. It was the day that Ireland played the All Blacks(...)

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