Hugh Cahill

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Joe Schmidt saw his side produce a performance which was worth waiting for against England in Dublin. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

To allow England, if we can paraphrase here, win one Grand Slam in Dublin at the conclusion of our national Top O’ The Mornin’ week would have been re(...)

Boxer Michael Conlan (right) shows his disgust as Vladimir Nikitin of Russia is declared the winner in their  bantamweight  quarter-final in  Rio. Photograph:  Christian Petersen/Getty Images

The stench of a sporting injustice stank all the way from Rio to the RTÉ studios and beyond. Yet, in a Games that have been rotten in so many ways, th(...)

 Katie Taylor makes her way to the ring with coach Zaur Antia: “Nobody can convince me that Katie lost this fight.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Well, we now know what Ireland’s Rio 2016 will be remembered for: those post-competition interviews. From the giddy, zany unconfined joy of the O’Dono(...)

Samuel Carmona Heredia of Spain lands a left on Ireland’s Paddy Barnes during then men’s Light Flyweight fight. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Would you ever have thought there’d be a day when you’d be hollering ‘go on Jonty, ya good thing!’ at your telly screen, or thanking the heavens for (...)

Irish fans celebrate after World Cup Pool D victory over Canada at the Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. Photograph: Reuters.

So far, Ireland have skitted around the edge of this World Cup, from Cardiff to Staffordshire, and have yet to set foot in London. And that’s the way (...)

2015 Rugby World Cup Warm-Up Match, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff, Wales vs Ireland. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

BBC Wales earned the ubiquitous 15-minutes of fame, certainly in an Irish context, as the rugby or sporting diaspora tuned into the complexity of unsc(...)

The first half was lively. The second? Well, usually some of us would have enjoyed yesterday’s Johnstone’s Paint Trophy final a bit more than your average rugby half, but, okay, yes, it was a bit good. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Have you ever seen the like? Of course you haven’t. Were you stretched by the end of it? Of course you were. But come the weekend’s conclusion, if you(...)

Cricket Ireland have condemned an article in the Zimbabwe Herald which referenced John Mooney (above). Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images

Cricket Ireland has condemned an article in a Zimbabwe newspaper in relational to Ireland all-rounder John Mooney as having “demonstrated breath-takin(...)

Katie Taylor exchanges punches with Yana Allekseevna, Azerbaijan, during their 60kg lightweight final at the  Women’s World Boxing Championships in  Jeju, Korea. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

After her hand was raised, she was nudged into position, the sponsor’s brands on the backdrop framing the old and the new world title-holder. “(...)

 Ireland’s John Mooney acknowledges the crowd after receiving a standing ovation after reaching 96 runs in Malahide. Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Scotland claimed an eight-wicket victory over Ireland in the last of the One-Day Internationals in Malahide, but the narrative of the final day of (...)

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