The former Glasgow Celtic, Manchester United and Republic of Ireland midfielder Liam Miller also played Gaelic football with local club, Éire Óg.

Organisers of the Liam Miller tribute match have welcomed the GAA’s announcement that it is willing to meet with them to discuss the proposed staging (...)

For the umpteenth time, OCI president Sarah Keane has stepped forward to answer questions about her predecessor.  Photograph:  Tom Honan

When it comes to the final reckoning, you could forgive Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Sarah Keane for asking, “why did I bother”? For t(...)

OCI president Sarah Keane during a media briefing on the Moran Report into the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Photo: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Former Olympic Council of Ireland president Pat Hickey signed a contract last year allowing hospitality group THG to resell tickets for Ireland until (...)

Former Russian Olympic Committee chief Alexander Zhukov walks past Russia’s Olympic team members during a farewell ceremony before the national team’s departure to Rio de Janeiro in July. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

The head of Russia’s Olympic Committee, Alexander Zhukov, is stepping down, in the biggest change at the top of Russian sport since a doping scandal l(...)

A member of the crowd shows their tickets for the gymnastics at the Rio Olympic Games. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

A message on an answering machine run by Pro10 Sports Management, the company at the centre of the Olympic tickets controversy, redirected calls to t(...)

Mark O’Brien (13), from Blackrock, is to be the only Irish person to carry the Olympic torch at the opening of the games in Rio next month. File photograph: RTÉ

Mark O’Brien (13), from Blackrock, is to be the only Irish person to carry the Olympic torch at the opening of the games in Rio next month. The repr(...)