James Joyce,  circa 1917. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The many similarities between sex and cricket may have escaped most literary authors but not, of course, James Joyce. In Finnegans Wake, he uses the g(...)

Batswoman Mary Taaffe was at the centre of a scandal (for the time) when a precocious Irish Times photographer caught a snap of her “frilly knickers”. It made the front page in July 1977.

In the venerable surrounds of Ireland’s oldest sports club, women of all ages congregated for a leisurely spot of cricket in Phoenix Park on Saturday (...)

John O’Shea former CEO of GOAL photographed at the funeral of Mr Justice Kevin Feeney at the Sacred Heart Church, Donnybrook, Dublin, today. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The four passions of Justice Kevin Feeney’s life “were family, friendship, work and sport,” recalled President of the High Court Justice Nicholas K(...)