Gary Halpin

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Gary Halpin, director of boarding at Cistercian College, Roscrea. Photograph: John D Kelly

The man who will always be remembered for scoring Ireland’s first ever World Cup try against New Zealand has long departed the playing side of things (...)

Clerk of the course Lorcan Wyer admitted to having serious concerns about the future of flat racing at Ballinrobe. Photo: Getty Images

Clerk of the course Lorcan Wyer admitted to having serious concerns about the future of flat racing at Ballinrobe after Monday evening’s fixture had t(...)

Dom Richard Purcell, former abbot of Cistercian College Roscrea, and former taoiseach Enda Kenny with the CSR school choir in 2011. Photograph: Frank Miller

Earlier this year student numbers at renowned boarding school Cistercian College, Roscrea were reported to be down by 45 per cent in a decade. Just ni(...)

Simon Zebo:  It appears everybody loves him  and totally understands the reasons for his move to “France”. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Way back in 1999 I received a phone call from Mike Ruddock. Rugby had gone professional in 1995, but season 1999/00 was to be the first fully-fledged (...)

IJoe Schmidt poses during the Rugby World Cup 2019 draw in Kyoto, Japan. Photograph: Reuters

Ireland may have received a favourable pool draw in the Rugby World Cup on Wednesday morning, but there the chances of reaching a first ever semi-fina(...)

Jockey Gary Halpin onboard Vastonea on his way to winning The Topaz Mile at the Galway Racing Festival in Ballybrit. Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Galway rewards “Horses for Courses” followers more than most and Vastonea further validated the theory yesterday when becoming just the second hors(...)

Jockey Gary Halpin on Vastonea gets up to  win The Topaz Mile Handicap for the second time on day two of the Galway Festival at Ballybrit. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Vastonea bounced back to his best to record a second victory the Topaz Mile Handicap, the feature event on day two of the Galway Festival.Kevin Prende(...)

(From left): Frank and Paula Cullen, the parents of Leo  with Brian O’Driscoll’s mother and father Geraldine and Frank at the Westin Hotel, Dublin .Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Tonight at the RDS Leinster will hope to celebrate victory in the RaboDirect Pro12 against the Glasgow Warriors and in doing so provide the appropr(...)

Liam Toland charges at the Northampton defence during the European Cup clash in October 2000. Leinster registered a 14-8 win over the then reigning Heineken Cup holders at Franklin’s Gardens.  Photo: Tom Honan/Inpho

Was I seeing things in the Millennium Stadium last weekend or was the first scrum in the Wales v Australia match six minutes into the second half? Wha(...)

Paul O’Connell and his team-mates show their devastation after the final whistle. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The one that got away alright. From trepidation, to hope, to excitement, to belief intermingled with continuing doubt, to genuine belief, and then dej(...)