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Caelan Doris offered a man-of-the-match performance for Leinster via his work on both sides of the ball. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Munster 6 Leinster 13 The jubilant scenes at the final whistle of this Guinness Pro14 interprovincial clash offered an insight into the emotion of th(...)

Leinster players celebrate the victory over Glasgow Warriors at  Scotstoun Stadium. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Six months on from defeating Glasgow Warriors in the final of the Pro14 at Celtic Park, Leinster again achieved a successful outcome against the Scott(...)

Stephen Shannon and Sinéad Gleeson performing together.

My husband says he has a proposal for me. That he wants my help. I am in the middle of a year of all kinds of mayhem – my debut book has been publishe(...)

James Lowe on his way to a Leinster training session in UCD. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leo Cullen has been named his Leinster team for Friday’s Pro14 game against the Ospreys in the RDS. It’s a new back three with Hugo Keenan starting a(...)

Leinster head coach Leo Cullen has named his squad to play Coventry. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leo Cullen has named his Leinster team to face Coventry at Donnybrook on Saturday - their first pre-season match. Cian Kelleher will make his first s(...)

Ireland’s Jacob Stockdale scores a try despite Damian McKenzie and Aaron Smith of New Zealand during the Guinness November Series win over the All Blacks. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The season just gone lingers into the next campaign, and particularly the World Cup, with barely a pause for breath, especially for the players and ba(...)

Mary Black, contestant and presenter

At one point in the brisk first episode of Ireland’s Favourite Folk Song (RTÉ One, Sunday, 7.30pm), George Furey considers The Green Fields of France,(...)

Joey Carbery lifts the Ulster Bank League trophy in 2016. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Club rugby has been liberally populated with international stars of the future based on the specific evidence of recent semi-finals and finals in the (...)

The Dublin band The Blades, fronted by Paul Cleary, onstage in 1985. Photograph: Terry Thorp

What does a nation in crisis sound like? It’s a pertinent question for our uncertain times, which has of late been occupying Bob Stanley. For Stanley,(...)

Benetton’s Tommaso Allan kicks a late conversion to tie the Pro14 game with  Leinster at the RDS. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster 27 Benetton 27 After the match Leinster coach Leo Cullen hinted that his side’s Pro 14 performance against a physical Benetton side should (...)

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