Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Martin O’Neill admitted that the gulf between the two sides was readily apparent in the Stade de France where Ireland struggled against a French side (...)

 Canadian ice hockey legend Alex Auld teamed up with Wexford’s Faythe Harriers  for the latest instalment of AIB’s documentary series The Toughest Trade. Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Alex Auld was entirely unaware of hurling until a few weeks ago and presumed that ice-hockey, the game he played professionally for over a decade, wa(...)

A terrace complete with homage to manager Stephen Kenny at Oriel Park.  Photograph: Eric Luke

There are many stories about how bad the bad old days got at Dundalk FC. Some are probably apocryphal, but all are plausible. What is certainly true(...)