Ireland’s Sam Bennett celebrating after winning  the  last stage of the  Giro d’Italia in Rome in May. Photograph: Getty Images

Sam Bennett’s superb season was recognised by Cycling Ireland at its awards night on Saturday, with the Carrick-on-Suir sprinter given the accolade fo(...)

Padraig Harrington and Shane Lowry at the At&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Photo: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

A stellar year for Irish golf was capped last night at the 27th Excellence in Sports Awards when Shane Lowry and Pádraig Harrington both received out(...)