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Jordie Barrett will vie with elder brother Beauden for kicking duties against the Lions on Saturday. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty

When Steve Hansen walks into a press conference and takes his seat in front of the attendant media, he retains an easy calm and with it a clear contro(...)

Keith Earls: “The goal would be, by the time I’m finished, to hopefully have a Six Nations [medal] and down in Munster have a European Cup medal.” Photograph: ©INPHO/Dan Sheridan

If he scores against France today, Keith Earls would become the first Irish player to score tries in five successive Tests since Joseph Quinn in the 1(...)

  Cork property developer Owen O’Callaghan, who died on Monday. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Politicians, business leaders and sporting figures were among the hundreds of people who turned out in Cork on Tuesday evening to pay their respects t(...)

Michael Flatley carries the remains of his mother at St Moling in Glynn,  Co Carlow, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Michael Flatley has paid tribute to “the greatest mother in the world” at the funeral Mass for Elizabeth Flatley who died on December 28th, just over(...)

James Lowe of the Maori All Blacks runs in for a try in their victory over the USA Eagles. Photograph: Phil Walter/Getty Images

Munster v Maori All Blacks, Thomond Park, Friday, 7.30pm (Live Eir Sport) Munster already find themselves in the midst of an unbelievably draining (...)

Munster head coach Rassie Erasmus. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There are no plans for a choreographed response to the Haka this Friday, according to Munster coach Rassie Erasmus. Munster welcome the Maori All Bl(...)

Irish captain Willie Anderson faces up to New Zealand captain Wayne Shelford as the All Blacks perform ‘The Haka’. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Ringa pakia. The placebo effect can be a powerful psychological weapon. How should Ireland respond to a people who believe they are possessed by immo(...)

Former All Black and Munster winger Dougie Howlett.

As the All Blacks leading try scorer of all time, a record he has held since 2007 with 49 tries to his name, Doug Howlett knows a thing or two about t(...)

Munster’s Simon Zebo is tackled by Tom Prydie of Newport-Gwent Dragons just short of the try line during the Pro12 game at Rodney Parade on Sunday. Photograph: Craig Thomas/Inpho.

Once again then, Irish hopes of advancement to the knockout stages in the European Champions Cup would appear to hinge on Munster. But were they to l(...)

The University of Limerick has awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science to former Ireland rugby captain Paul O’Connell. He is pictured with his wife Emily, children, Lola (1) and Paddy (5) as he prepared for the conferring ceremony. Photograph: Alan Place/Fusionshooters.

He may give the orders on the rugby pitch but Paul O’Connell insists team-mates will not have to call him ‘Dr Paul’ following his conferring with an h(...)

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