Ian O Rourke

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“Skipping improves your jump height, develops your calf muscles and improves footwork and hand-eye coordination – it’s a total body workout.” Photograph: iStock

Want to get fit and burn serious calories, but don’t have the time to work out? You need to take up skipping; favoured exercise of celebrities from Ka(...)

Jeff Hopkins of Royal Dublin lining up his putt on the 13th green during the AIG Barton Shield semi-final at Carton House. Photograph: Pat Cashman

“You’re troopers,” remarked one supporter, hugging Joe Lyons after Galway overcame North West in the first semi-final of the Barton Shield on the o(...)

Lahinch Golf club: where the South of Irreland Amateur Open will be decided

Childhood pals Darragh Coghlan and Richard Knightly will put their long friendship aside for a few hours this morning to battle for a place in the fin(...)

 Arthur Pierse of Tipperary made it into the last 16 of the South of Ireland championship at Lahinch yesterday as he saw off  Forrest Little’s Caolan Kennedy 3 and 2 before seeing off Munster interprovincial John Hickey of Cork on the 18th in the afternoon. Photograph:  Paul Thomas/R&A via Getty Images

On a day when title favourites Pat Murray and Chris Selfridge bit the dust, old gunslinger Arthur Pierse trained his sights on another young gun, not (...)

There’s a sting in the tail at Seapoint but while it meant the end of Carton House’s Gary McDermott, Warrenpoint’s Colm Campbell managed to survive a(...)