Gloucester’s Danny Cipriani (second left) tackles Munster’s Rory Scannell (centre), resulting in a red card during the Heineken European Champions Cup match at Thomond Park, Limerick on October 20th.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

In the 11th minute of the last meeting between Ireland and New Zealand, at the Aviva Stadium in November 2016, Robbie Henshaw carried into contact wit(...)

The Portland Vase (detail)

On this date in 1845, a young Dubliner – who later confessed to have been drinking for a week beforehand – visited the British Museum in London and co(...)

Scarlets James Davies received a three-week suspension for using foul language and making an obscene gesture. Photo: Inpho

Scarlets flanker James Davies has received a three-week suspension for using foul language and making an obscene gesture. Davies, who helped Great Br(...)

Brian O'Driscoll is likely to appeal the three-week suspension. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ireland ’s Brian O’Driscoll has received a three-week suspension for stamping on Italy flanker Simone Favaro during last Saturday’s Six Nations mat(...)