Craig Lynch

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Louth’s Padraig Rath and Paul Cunningham with Darren Hayden of Wicklow during the  football championship first round match at Parnell Park, Dublin. Photograph: INPHO/Bryan Keane

Louth 1-19 Wicklow 1-14 Louth advance, but not without being made to work for it by a Wicklow side that belied their league form. The game at Parnel(...)

The Tipperary players celebrate after their win over Louth in the Division 3 final. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tipperary 3-19 Louth 0-19 Liam Kearns and his Tipperary footballers made a happy return to Croke Park on Saturday evening - as Conor Sweeney bagged 2(...)

Louth’s Derek Maguire and Conor Mullaly of Dublin in action during the O’Byrne Cup final. Phtoograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Louth 1-10 Dublin 2-16 Dublin’s development panel – referring to it as the county’s thirds has become controversial – of players gave their most co(...)

Rob Heffernan is the first Irish athlete to  be  selected for five consecutive summer Olympic Games after being named among a 17-strong team for Rio. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s not the largest ever Irish athletics team being sent to the Olympics but it’s already somewhat historic, Rob Heffernan becoming the first athlet(...)

The Irish men’s 4 x 400m relay time wait nervously for confirmation of their time after finishing fourth in heat one at the European Athletic Championships at the Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam. Photograph: Karel Delvoije/Inpho

So the Olympic dream is still alive, just about, with the Irish men’s 4 x 400 metres relay team giving themselves one last shot at qualifying for Rio (...)

Fionnuala McCormack (centre) running in the 10,000m final at the  European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam. Photograph: Karen Delvoije/Inpho

They say the only feeling worse than finishing fourth at a major championship is finishing fourth again, and Fionnuala McCormack now knows that feelin(...)

Ireland’s Brian Gregan in action in Amsterdam on Wednesday. Photograph: Karen Delvoije/Inpho

Brian Gregan and Sinead Denny were the only Irish athletes to safely negotiate their first round heats at the opening session of the European Champion(...)

 Conor Duffy of Glaslough Harriers AC celebrates after winning the Men’s 5000m ahead of Conor Bradley of City of Derry AC Spartans, right,  in Santry. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

It’s a rare thing for Mark English to punch the air at the finish of any race, only this felt good, very good. In the small step of winning back the 8(...)

Meath’s Mickey Burke challenges Louth’s  Conor Grimes during the Leinster SFC quarter-final at Parnell Park. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Meath 0-20 Louth 1-13 Meath completed a perfunctory dispatch of Louth in Parnell Park, Dublin, on Sunday afternoon. They will have been glad of that(...)

Ciarán Ó Lionáird (centre) will be joined by  Paul Robinson and John Travers in the 1,500 metres at the European Championships next month. Photograph: Inpho

A team of 30 Irish athletes with at least three medal favourites have been selected for the European Athletics Championships, which take place in Zuri(...)