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‘The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee with Paul D. Gibson was announced as the eir sport Sports Book of the Year 2018 winner. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

A book that was rejected by 13 different publishers – with many of them praising it to the hilt but passing on it nonetheless – has won the Eir Irish (...)

‘Between you and me and the post’ – Like sentry guards, Jack McCaffrey and umpire Tom O’Kane watch the ball squirm away from the goal, one of the few moments of danger for Dublin in a relatively straight-forward semi-final win over Galway. Photo: “A Season of Sundays 2018”/Sportsfile

The Best Tony 10 by Declan Lynch and Tony O’Reilly – Gill Books, €16.99 The story of Tony O’Reilly, the Carlow postmaster who stole €1.75m(...)

Andy Lee: “Every decision you make in the ring is potentially career-altering.” Photograph: Myles Shelly

To know all you need to know about Andy Lee, you need two things above all. First you need the cover of his book, Fighter. In the foreground of the co(...)

The basement where boxers trained in the Kronk boxing gym. The Kronk was a place that welcomed any kid searching for a purpose or an outlet. Photograph: Getty Images

Paul Dubé was a promising if troubled cruiserweight from Montreal. He’d been knocking around the Kronk Gym for six months, getting used to being calle(...)

Andy Lee celebrates after winning the WBO middleweight world title  in Las Vegas in December 2014. Photograph: Raymond Spencer/Inpho

Former world middleweight champion Andy Lee has announced his retirement from professional boxing at the age of 33, citing family reasons having recen(...)

 Canelo Alvarez will fight Gennady Golovkin in September after he outpointed compatriot Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in Las Vegas. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty

Finally boxing has the fight the industry badly needed and the fans have loudly craved for the past couple of years: Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez against Gen(...)

Can Ireland pull off an upset and stop England from completing the Grand Slam? Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

What’s on? It’s the final weekend of the Six Nations, there’s Allianz League football action, a full programme of Premier League fixtures, four Leagu(...)

Andy Lee will take on KeAndrae Leatherwood at Madison Square Garden on March 18th. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Limerick boxer Andy Lee will make his return to the ring on the biggest of stages at Madison Square Garden next month on the undercard of Gennady Golo(...)

Ireland coach Zaur Antia intends to become more involved in coaching the women boxers. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The appointment of Zaur Antia as Head Coach to the Irish boxing team until after the next Olympic Games in Tokyo has been broadly welcomed and arrives(...)

All-Ireland winners, the McGrath brothers – John, Noel and Brian –  at the NDC stand with Ryan Tubridy.

Had fate ordained otherwise, Henry Shefflin and the McGrath brothers would have been the fiercest of rivals in the recent All-Ireland senior hurling f(...)

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