Ellen Molloy

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Ciara Grant: “When I last played with the Irish senior team, back in 2015 or 2016, the ratio of the girls who were playing with professional teams was probably only around a quarter in a panel of 20 whereas now, if you look at it, it has completely reversed.” File photograph: Inpho

When The Irish Times last dropped in on Ciara Grant the 27 year-old Shelbourne midfielder was just settling back into things in Dublin ahead of last y(...)

tens of thousands of energetic, committed and talented teenagers for whom school sport, at all levels, was a source of enjoyment and structure and ambition, suddenly vanished due to Covid restrictions. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ireland’s school playing fields are empty. Their gyms are silent and shuttered. Since the first schools closure was announced almost a year ago, there(...)

Peamount United’s Karen Duggan and team-mates celebrate following winning the FAI Women’s Senior Cup  at Tallaght Stadium in Dublin. Photograph: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Peamount United midfielder Karen Duggan has been named Women’s National League Player of the Year after a season in which the 29-year-old from Kilkenn(...)

Ireland v Germany kicks off at 1pm, with live coverage on RTÉ 2 television. File photograph: Inpho

Marie Hourihan Club: SC Braga Born: London Age: 32 Position: Goalkeeper Caps: 23 Has been with Braga in Portugal since last year, having had earlier (...)

Veteran Republic of Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan recently signed a contract extension at League One side Fleetwood Town. File photograph: Inpho

Glenn Whelan has made the shortlist for the FAI’s Senior International Player of the Year award after returning from retirement to feature in Ireland’(...)