Gary Graham

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Tadhg Beirne: his ability to force turnovers of considerable value  for  Munster. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

No team left in this season’s tournament can match Munster’s track record of success at the quarter-final stage in European club rugby’s premier compe(...)

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend will hand a Test debut to Glasgow centre Sam Johnson against Italy on Saturday. Photograph: PA

Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend will hand a Test debut to Glasgow centre Sam Johnson when his side open their Guinness Six Nations campaign at hom(...)

 Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend has named his Six Nations squad. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Gregor Townsend has named seven uncapped players in his 39-man Scotland squad for the 2019 Guinness Six Nations. Three hookers — Edinburgh’s David C(...)

 England coach Eddie Jones reckons the next 12 arduous months will effectively determine whether his team win next year’s World Cup in Japan. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Rarely has an England rugby squad enjoyed a briefer new year honeymoon than they have been permitted in 2018. Not that Eddie Jones cared about the hea(...)

New study has shown that wearing unsuitable shoes is taking its toll on children’s feet and posture

Back in the day, the aesthetics of children’s shoes left a lot to be desired – solid, sturdy footwear was the order of the day with no sympathy for an(...)

Bloom is Ireland’s biggest food and garden show, running from Thursday until Monday. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Heading to Bloom in the Phoenix Park over the coming days? With over 100,000 people expected to visit Ireland’s biggest food and garden show, which ru(...)

Visitors to the Jack & Jill garden which won a silver medal at the 2013 Bloom festival. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Stilettos, craft beer and WB Yeats are among the inspirations for some of the 25 show gardens to be unveiled at Bloom gardening and food festival in P(...)

Niall Terry and Robert Rudden from Gardens Now in the “A Cranberry Gathering”, under construction at the Bloom festival 2013 in the Phoenix Park, Dublin. The Festival runs from Thursday, May 30th, to June 3rd. Photograph: Alan Betson

Visitors to the Bloom gardening festival which opens on Thursday will see an explosion of colourful plants and flowers but might not realise t(...)

Consumption of crops such as strawberries, tomatoes, cucumbers and lettuce is on the increase

The Irish horticulture sector remains buoyant despite unseasonable bad weather and pressure on producers from big retailers. The horticu(...)