Mona McSharry warned mistakes with her food intake last year led to a six kilogram weight-loss. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Avoid taking sports nutrition advice from people wearing no clothes on social media was the message for young female athletes at the WePlay conference(...)

Sport Ireland today launched a new Women in Sport Policy with Grainne Walsh (Boxing), Michaela Walsh (Boxing), Carey May (former Irish Marathon Olympian), Annalise Murphy (Sailing) and Clare Ryan (Swim Ireland) all in attendance. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A permanent Women in Sport Lead and the rewarding of sporting bodies who achieve greater gender diversity at board level are the main elements of Spor(...)

Chairman of Sport Ireland, Kieran Mulvey: “The increase in funding this year means that our funded bodies will be well equipped to deliver on their objectives as we look towards next year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games and increasing participation in sport across the board.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Annual payday, and across the board Irish sport will benefit from increased Government funding for 2019, including an extra €1.2 million at the elite (...)

Finn Lynch of the National Yacht Club heading for seventh place in the opening race of the Laser class at the  World Championships 2018 at Aarhus, Denmark. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Indications that preparations for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games are stepping up a gear come with the expected announcement by Irish Sailing (ISA) of th(...)