John O'sullivan

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Bryson DeChambeau tees off from the 16th at Portrush during practice on Monday. Photograph:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty

Calamity by definition translates as ‘an event causing great and often sudden damage or distress, a disaster.’ On a sunny Tuesday afternoon the devili(...)

The tradition of summer racing at Bellewstown dates back centuries. File photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Bellewstown July Festival Background: Bellewstown Racecourse, on the Hill of Crockafotha in Co Meath, is beautifully situated in a rural setting with(...)

Simon Yates descending  the Col du Galibier during the 2017 Tour de France. File photograph: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

The Tour de France holds many fond memories from an Irish perspective, not least Stephen Roche’s overall victory in 1987 and Sean Kelly winning the Gr(...)

Ireland  fans at the Rugby World Cup game against Australia at Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand  in 2011. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The financial commitment required to follow Ireland at the Rugby World Cup in Japan (Sept 20th-Nov 2nd) represents a significant outlay, no matter wha(...)

Can Roger Federer win a ninth Wimbledon title? Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/ Getty Images

Can Roger Federer win a ninth Wimbledon title and a 21st singles Grand Slam? Can Serena Williams claim an eighth title and a 24th singles Grand Slam? (...)

 Cyclists taking part in the  Ring of Kerry cycle.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Ring of Kerry Cycle Background: The ROK Charity Cycle has been going for 36 years and brings together 10,000 participants on an annual basis making (...)

Ireland head coach Noel McNamara addresses the squad  after the victory over Italy in Santa Fe. Photograph: Pablo Gasparini/Inpho

The vista post matchday three at the World Under-20 Championship in Argentina is a familiar one as two more Ireland players are invalided out of the t(...)

Ireland’s Ryan Baird who received a red card for a high tackle against Australia, has avoided a suspension. Photograph: Pablo Gasparini/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 v Italy Under-20, CRAI, Santa Fe (2.30pm, Irish time, live on Eir Sport) Ireland’s injury woes continued with two of their stand-ou(...)

Ireland U-20 players celebrate the victory over England  in Santa Fe, Argentina. Photograph:  Amilcar Orfali/Getty Images

Ireland Under-20 v Australia U20, Santa Fe (2.30pm, Irish time, live on Eir Sport) Ireland head coach Noel McNamara has made two enforced changes to (...)

Ireland’s Craig Casey in action against France’s Arthur Vincent. “We will back ourselves against any team we come up against.” Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Ireland Under-20 coach Noel McNamara affectionately refers to Craig Casey as ‘Le Petit General,’ a ubiquitous phrase coined to describe a succession o(...)

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