Ciara Mageean on her way to setting a new indoor Irish record in the TG4 Women’s 1,500m of 4:06.78sec during the AIT International Grand Prix. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans... Not the most original intro, only something and everything about that line seems (...)

Enjoying Savour Kilkenny were Stella McGowan (7) and Aibhe Courtney (10) from Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

Thanks to its fame as the craft capital of Ireland, Kilkenny has more than its share of craft makers and, wanting to get my hands dirty, I set out on (...)

Ciara Mageean is one of Ireland’s main medal hopes at the European Championships in Berlin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Follow that, as Neil Diamond once said backstage to Bob Dylan, the rest of which is better left unsaid. Some acts will always be bettered when followe(...)

Derval O’Rourke: ‘I’m a big fan of stretching, I do basic stretches for my hamstrings, quads and back regularly.’ Photograph: Miki Barlok

For 12 years my whole world revolved around sport and running; that was my job and my focus. I started running from a very young age with a goal in mi(...)

Most of the time we seemed to be making good speed or better with ‘firehose’ conditions on deck.

And so it ends, a bittersweet finale to our round the world epic that is the Volvo Ocean Race. Even though I’ve wanted this to be over, I’m sad that (...)

Runners leave the  starting line of the 2018 Cork City Marathon. Photograph:  Darragh Kane

Residents from Direct Provision centres in Cork were among the 8,500 people who took part in the Cork city marathon which got underway on Patrick Stre(...)

Ireland’s Keith Earls  against Wales   at  the Aviva Stadium in  Dublin. You would  expect there might just be some small report of the match in the Australian papers.  Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

I was in my local cafe in Melbourne on Monday morning, scanning the papers for a report or even a result of the game. But nothing, not so much as a wo(...)

Ireland athletics manager Patsy McGonagle has stepped down from his position. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Patsy McGonagle has confirmed he is stepping down as manager of the Irish Athletics team, completing a 25-year stint which first began at the World Ju(...)

Killruddery House & Gardens hosts Groove festival this weekend, with food stalls, Thrive Wellness area, kids’ activities  and  live music.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Groove Festival is a weekend that caters for all the family, with a heavy emphasis on music and food. You can wander around Bray’s Killruddery House &(...)

Katie Taylor of Ireland celebrates winning her bout against Sofya Ochigava of Russia. Photograph:  Scott Heavey/Getty Images

Throughout the week, on our amble through memorable moments produced by Irish sportswomen over the past 30 years, we went from 50 to 11 - no(...)

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