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(...)

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(...)

David Harte has been named on a new Athlete Commission for 2017-20 announced by the OCI. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In one of many changes since Pat Hickey stepped down as Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president last year, the council has announced the compositio(...)

On The Fringe: there are lots of free activities at Litfest this weekend, and The Big Shed will be the place to meet, eat and drink, and make merry.

Going to the Ballymaloe Litfest can be a major investment – attending a three-hour cookery demonstration will set you back €100 (including a generous (...)

The good news, if you’re planning to attend the Litfest extravaganza at Ballymaloe (May 19th-21st), is that there are tickets still available for all (...)

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