Conor McGregor

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The ex-two weight champ who won his UFC comeback fight earlier this month in Las Vegas faced Road Traffic Act offences. File photograph: Scott Heavey/PA Wire

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has been spared prosecution for motoring offences in Dublin. He had been summoned by gardaí to appear at Du(...)

Conor McGregor dejected after tapping out to Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in October 2018. Photograph:   Hans Gutknecht/Digital First Media/Los Angeles Daily News via Getty Images

Having seemingly hit the bottom when he surrendered to Khabib Nurmagomedov 15 months ago, Conor McGregor’s road to sporting redemption begins in Las V(...)

Conor McGregor has his picture taken by members of the public as he arrived at Dublin District Court  where he was fined for assaulting a  man at a Dublin pub. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has been fined €1,000 for punching a man in the face in a south Dublin pub earlier this year. McGregor (31(...)

Phil Sutcliffe at Crumlin Boxing club: “A coach is not going to ask a child ‘is your da a gangster?’ when he comes into the club.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

It is a Thursday fight night like any other at Crumlin Boxing Club in south Dublin. In the entranceway, a couple of young members collect a meagre fee(...)

The highest ranked ‘how to’ search was how to make slime, a gooey substance popular with children.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Hurricane Ophelia, the strongest storm to hit Ireland in fifty years, was the most Googled topic in Ireland this year. United States President Donald (...)

Floyd Mayweather catches Conor McGregor with a right hand during their bout in Las Vegas. Photo: Isaac Bracken/AP

It had all the trappings of an big-ticket prizefight: the glitzy Las Vegas backdrop, the arena-rock production values, the small fleet of celebrities (...)

I’m a celebrity, get me out of here. Rooney Mara, Michael Fassbender and Ryan Gosling

There comes a moment in Terrence Malick’s latest, poorest cinematic venture when Michael Fassbender, playing an ill-defined music mogul on an ill-defi(...)

Conor McGregor arrives at Barclays Center, in New York. Photograph: PA

The Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor world media tour stormed into New York on Thursday with the fighters unleashing more profanity-laced atta(...)

Conor McGregor’s press conferences never disappoint. Photograph: Getty images

Few in sports are taking the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor fight seriously. Why should they? As boxer Lennox Lewis told ESPN this week: “Mayweather (...)

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is held back by the UFC VP of Public Relations Dave Sholler during the UFC 202 press conference. Photograph: Getty Images

“The Vegas traffic is heavy this time of the day... There must be a McGregor show going on because the place is packed out.” Conor McGregor turned up (...)