Martina McMahon of Limerick in action during last year’s All-Ireland singles finals. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Handball only started out as a way of expending some of her bountiful supply of energy during the camogie off-season, Martina McMahon following her br(...)

 Reigning handball world champion Paul Brady, Martin Mulkerrins, Team Ireland captain and world champion Aisling Reilly. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Chicago in the year 2000 and Mick Dunne, a renowned Gaelic games scribe of the old school, is putting pen to paper. Having just watched the great Ame(...)

There is no shortage of clubs and activities in Navan, as can be seen by the map. However, it was impossible to represent every activity that is tak(...)

Aisling Reilly (left) of Antrim is the current world handball champion while Cork’s Catriona Casey won the All-Ireland championship in Kingscourt, Co Cavan, a month ago. photographs: inpho

Imagine a sporting landscape where there is not one but two Katie Taylors, Irish female superstars who are the undoubted brand leaders in the world in(...)

Cavan’s Paul Brady beat  Cork’s Killian Carroll 21-8, 21-2 to win his fifth successive world title in Calgary, Canada on Friday night.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Paul Brady cemented his legacy as the greatest handball player the sport has ever seen with an unprecedented fifth successive world title in Calgary, (...)

Paul Brady: crushed Robbie McCarthy 21-12, 21-7 in the semi-final.

The drive for five is alive – that was the big news from day nine in Calgary, Canada after four-time defending champion Paul Brady demolished Team Ire(...)

Pupils from St. Molaga’s N.S., Balbriggan Co. Dublin, Caitlin Tiernan and Tomas Baxter  pull faces as part of their warm up at Feis Ceoil 2014. Photograph: PA

If you walk past the RDS today and listen carefully you will hear the faint sound of music; a staccato of scales and songs drifting over the ai(...)