Eric Donovan

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Yvonne , Christopher, Joel and Christy Harrington celebrate Kellie Harrington’s gold medal on Portland Row. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Only three years to Paris, but it might take that long for the nation to regain its composure after events in Tokyo in the early hours of Sunday morni(...)

Kellie Harrington: ‘The support that I’m getting from the community back home... I’ve heard that it’s lit.’ Photograph: John Cowpland/INPHO/Photosport

When Ken Doherty won the snooker world championship back in the day, his mam Rose spent the night of the final “lighting so many candles she could hav(...)

Fine Gael councillor Kenny Egan has resigned the party whip. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Fine Gael Councillor and former Olympic boxer Kenneth Egan has resigned the party whip after breaching public health guidelines earlier this mont(...)

Journalists writing about matches from their couch won’t help increase the interest levels when rugby returns. File photograph: Inpho

On Friday night, we went to the pub. Booked ahead a day in advance, asked for a spot with a view of the TV, sat down, ordered a pint and a burger and (...)

Ireland’s Katie Taylor drops to her knees after being announced as the winner of the women’s lightweight final against Russia’s Sofya Ochigava at the ExCel Arena during the 2012 London Olympics. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Day one. It was her dad Pete who suggested using a private room at the back of the building. Being Katie Taylor had started to kick in. Already it was(...)

 Michael Conlan:   Set to fight on the undercard of Manny Pacquiao’s  world welterweight title defence in Brisbane on July 2nd. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile via Getty Images

Matthew Macklin believes Michael Conlan needs to face a step up in class before he can show off the best of his skills. Conlan boosted his profession(...)

Joe Ward: the teenager is the light heavyweight European champion and ranked eighth in the world. Photograph: Inpho

The strongest Irish amateur boxing team to step into a ring will learn the names of their first opponents tomorrow when the draw for the European Cham(...)