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Joanne Cantwell: the new host of RTÉ’s long-running GAA programme The Sunday Game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Sunday Game is different. Different to other GAA shows, different to other sports shows. Different to other television shows, full stop. If Joanne(...)

Aoife O’Connell (21) from Ballintemple in Co Cork, was  hit by a motorist in Utrecht in the Netherlands, where she had been studying. Photograph: Facebook

Tributes have been paid to a young Irish student who was killed when she was hit by a motorist in the Dutch city of Utrecht where she was studying as (...)

World champion boxer Kellie Harrington has been crowned the Irish Times Sport Ireland Sportswoman of the Year for 2018. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

And, just like that, boxer Kellie Harrington sprung into a different type of public consciousness. All it took was a world championship medal and an a(...)

‘Between you and me and the post’ – Like sentry guards, Jack McCaffrey and umpire Tom O’Kane watch the ball squirm away from the goal, one of the few moments of danger for Dublin in a relatively straight-forward semi-final win over Galway. Photo: “A Season of Sundays 2018”/Sportsfile

The Best Tony 10 by Declan Lynch and Tony O’Reilly – Gill Books, €16.99 The story of Tony O’Reilly, the Carlow postmaster who stole €1.75m(...)

 Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy is among the subs for Saturday’s Tipperary v Kilkenny: The Legends Return — a benefit match for Amanda Stapleton.  Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

On the weekend of the All Stars, Saturday will see nearly 30 of them in action in Borrisoleigh where Tipperary and Kilkenny will renew rivalry in a be(...)

The Irish hockey team pictured on stage on Dame Street follwing their reception at City Hall. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/THE IRISH TIMES

If only Sunday’s World Cup final had been a singing competition and not a hockey match, the medals brought home by the Irish team would have been gold(...)

Patrick Street, Cork. Photograph: Eric Luke

Cork city traders are to lobby local councillors ahead of a Cork City Council meeting next week to get the council to reverse an afternoon ban on priv(...)

Darren McCaffrey of Sky  was the highest new entrant and topped the news category

Matt Cooper remains the most influential Irish journalist on Twitter while The Irish Times has the highest number of representatives in an index compi(...)

City Hall in Dublin is illuminated in green for the four-day-long St Patrick’s festival. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Ray D’Arcy Show RTE One, March 17th, 9.45pm American TV host Jerry Springer will be talking about his show - which is in its 27th season - and w(...)

Micheál Donoghue with his 2017 Philips Manager Of The Year award at the  InterContinental Hotel in  Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Micheál Donoghue, the Galway hurling manager, held off the sternest competition imaginable from Irish horse racing, not to mention the double-winning (...)

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