Hugh Cahill

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Thomas Davis celebrate their win over Kilmacud Crokes. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Hands up. Who in all honesty saw that one coming? The Invincibles beaten. Not only that, but out-muscled and out-played and very firmly put in their p(...)

Ireland fans celebrate winning in Kobe. Photograph: Jayne Russell/Inpho

There were times in that second half when Donal Lenihan was so down in the dumps he tried to lift his spirits by playing a game of spot-the-look-a-lik(...)

Kenki Fukuoka of Japan runs in to o score his side’s first try during the Rugby World Cup Group A game against  Ireland at the  Ecopa  stadium   in  Shizuoka. Photograph: Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

Cripes. Did we ever imagine that the high point of the second half would be that moment when “signal loss detected” popped up on the screen? And the l(...)

Tommy Bowe:  will  host the Rugby World Cup coverage on eir Sport where he’ll have a trio of ex-team-mates for company – Gordon D’Arcy, Peter Stringer and Jerry Flannery. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

This is very definitely a World Cup for people who get up early in the morning. And with 48 matches over 44 days, the schedule will be a gruelling en(...)

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(...)

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