Ciara Grant

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Ciara Grant: “When I last played with the Irish senior team, back in 2015 or 2016, the ratio of the girls who were playing with professional teams was probably only around a quarter in a panel of 20 whereas now, if you look at it, it has completely reversed.” File photograph: Inpho

When The Irish Times last dropped in on Ciara Grant the 27 year-old Shelbourne midfielder was just settling back into things in Dublin ahead of last y(...)

Peamount United’s players and staff celebrate after securing the FAI Women’s National League title after victory over Shelbourne at Peamount United FC in Newcastle, Co Dublin. Photograph:  Ken Sutton/Inpho

Peamount United 3 Shelbourne 1 With the 2020 Women’s National League title on the line in a Dublin derby with Shelbourne, Peamount United came out on(...)

 Team doctor Ciara Grant during a Republic of Ireland women’s under-17 training camp at Tramore AFC in Waterford. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

When she came off the pitch at the Brandywell last September having helped Strabane club Sion Swifts complete their league campaign with a thumping 13(...)

Can Donegal’s Geraldine McLaughlin outscore Cristiano Ronaldo in a whole season or will the Cork defence keep her locked down this weekend? Photograph:   Tom Beary/Inpho

And so, here we are. The final four have emerged after months of a blockbuster summer football championship. Cork will look to overcome a hungry and(...)

Katie Walsh and Seabass in the Aintree Grand National in 2012. Photograph: Paul Ellis/Getty Images

It started out as just a bit of fun, a rule-free spot of reminiscing, a list of 50 memorable moments produced by Irish sportswomen. But then(...)

Niamh Fahey wants a crack at playing the game full time and Chelsea are more than happy to help make that dream come true. Photograph: AP

Close your eyes and imagine for a moment the type of south London suburb where a club like Chelsea might choose to have their training ground and you (...)

Drogheda United players protest to referee Paul Tuite after controversial Danny North goal. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

All that chat over the weekend about Lansdowne being packed to the rafters from here on in, even if we’re playing the Dog and Duck reserves, due to th(...)

Emma Mullen of Castlebar celebrates scoring her sides first goal. ©INPHO/Donall Farmer

Raheny United3Castlebar Celtic2After extra-timeTHE FAI Women’s Cup final saw Raheny United claim a second crown on the spin against a battling Castleb(...)