John Foley

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On a blustery Saturday morning, I am about to climb Alpe d’Huez near Grenoble. I have waited years for the chance. For followers of the Tour de France(...)

Hamish Adams has been announced as Athletics Ireland’s new CEO. Photograph: Inpho

Athletics Ireland have announced the appointment of New Zealand native Hamish Adams as their new chief executive officer - thus leaving his current ro(...)

Boston city. Immigration officials have stepped up arrests at court houses in the city. Photograph: Getty Images

There has been a sharp increase in the number of illegal Irish being detained by US immigration officials in the Boston area, according to community a(...)

Marcella Corcoran Kennedy. Offaly now has no elected female representatives at council level, though two of its three TDs are women: Offaly-North Tipperary’s TDs are Ms Corcoran Kennedy, Barry Cowen  and Carol Nolan

Offaly’s only female councillor was replaced by a man at a meeting of the county council on Monday. Cllr Tony McCormack was co-opted to replace Fian(...)

About 30,000 people die in the State every year.

Funeral directors have urged the Government to restore the bereavement grant abolished in 2014 as a cost-cutting measure. The Irish Association of F(...)

US President Donald Trump has endorsed a bill proposed by Senator Tom Cotton (left) to reduce legal immigration  and evaluate visa applications based on merit. Photographer: Zach Gibson/Bloomberg

Legal immigration into the US may be reduced by as much as half if new legislation, proposed by two senators and endorsed by president Donald Trump, p(...)

Ireland’s Jonny Stewart watches the scrum in their defeat to New Zealand during their World Rugby U20 Championship Pool B clash. Photo: Archil Gegenava/Inpho

New Zealand Under-20 69 Ireland Under-20 3 The anticipated mismatch materialised in what was a painful afternoon for a young Ireland side at the Jun(...)

Paul McNamara (back row, third from left) was part of the Ireland management team for the Rio Olympics last year. Photograph: Dan Sheridan.

Athletics Ireland have announced the appointment of Paul McNamara as director of high performance. He will take up the role on April 10th. McNamara j(...)

Czabo ridden by Graham Lee wins the Lodge Park Stud EBF Park Express Stakes at Naas Racecourse. Photograph: PA Wire

A potentially crucial test of the Turf Club’s controversial new ‘non-trier’ rules could come on Monday. The connections of both Cloudy Morning and T(...)

England’s Max Malins and Joe Cokanasiga get to grips with Gavin Mullin. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 10 England Under-20 14 Ignore the final score for a moment because it’s a distorted reflection of what transpired at Donnybrook. Eng(...)

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