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 Zoe Backstedt celebrates after winning the junior women’s road race at cycling’s world road championships in Belgium. Photograph: Getty Images

Italy’s Elisa Balsamo launched a perfectly-judged sprint to win the elite women’s road race at cycling’s world championships in Belgium on Saturday, h(...)

Belgium’s Wout Van Aert    celebrates winning stage six of the  Tour of Britain  from Carlisle to Gateshead. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Dan Martin had another strong performance at the Tour of Britain on Friday, finishing seventh on stage six to Gateshead. The Irish rider was one of a (...)

Sam Bennett last competed in the Volta ao Algarve in Portugal in early May. Photograph: Luc Claessen/Getty Images

Sam Bennett has been named as the surprise leader of the Irish team at this week’s European road championships in Trento, Italy, with the sprinter set(...)

Ben Healy moved up up to seventh overall in Tour de l’Avenir. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ben Healy progressed up the classification in the Tour de l’Avenir in France on Saturday, improving from his overnight position of 10th to a fine seve(...)

Dolores Andrew-Gavin is a coach and therapist and founder of Irish Health Hour.

This summer, The Irish Times will offer tips, advice and information for parents on how to help their children thrive during the holiday mon(...)

Make and mend: during our lockdowns people have been redesigning their clothes and making brand new fashions. Photograph: iStock

Exercising the mind as well as my hands, back and dodgy knees, I took to the garden this week to clear the isolation cobwebs and switch off from the (...)

Jelly baby confectionary sweets in a row. One is red the others are yellow. The background is white. Individuality or discrimination concept.

Sitting in a room with 250 other women, all of whom are embarking on careers, businesses and developing ideas they’re so eagerly passionate about shou(...)

Judge Rory McCabe said Tara Boyle (31) with an address at Cluain Rí, Athenry, had only changed her plea to guilty after a jury had been empanelled to hear evidence in the trial in February. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A woman has been given a suspended two-year sentence for biting another woman’s breast during a row over a man in a pub. Tara Boyle (31), with an addr(...)

Judge Mary-Ellen Ring said Cash had endangered all forms of traffic, and had driven without regard to the safety of drivers, passengers and pedestrians

A man who endangered the lives of a large number of people when he drove recklessly through rush-hour traffic in Dublin has been sentenced to 3½ years(...)

Harry Bradley: traditional musician of the year

Anyone tempted to think that the traditional music firmament is a finite space populated by known quantities will have their preconceptions shatter(...)

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