Current Irish Sea ISORA champion Mojito (Vicky Cox & Peter Dunlop) from North Wales.

The prospect of a light air Round Ireland Race hands the advantage to a cluster of proven J109s for Saturday’s race from Wicklow even though a Grand P(...)

The visiting 1897-built Gaff Cutter Myfanwy (Rob Mason) from Neyland Yacht Club in Wales was the winner of the Kingstown 200 Trophy at Dun Laoghaire Regatta last weekend. Photo: David O’Brien

In the wake of Volvo Dún Laoghaire Regatta, Ireland’s biggest sailing event, the four waterfront clubs are already planning to build on the success o(...)

Olympic siver medal winner Annalise Murphy arrives in Dún laoghaire harbour on a flotilla of boats  containing  other members of the Irish Olympic sailing team. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Annalise Murphy was back in Dún Laoghaire harbour on Thursday evening, where the sailing star spent so much of her childhood honing the skills that d(...)

Irish interest  in the 64-boat Round Ireland race will   focus on Volvo Ocean Race winners Damian Foxall (above) and Justin Slattery, who  will be racing on Musandam-Oman and Phaedo3

Three Multi-One-Design (MOD) 70s, and the maxi-yacht Rambler 88 have added extra spice to a record-breaking 64-boat Volvo Round Ireland fleet that st(...)

Wexford’s Kevin Foley: his senior distractions have now been removed

Wexford need this. There’s clear evidence they have superior hurlers to Kilkenny who have been in a slump at this age grade since 2012. Wexford are a(...)

Howth boats are leading the way at the ICRA Nationals and Sovereigns Cup. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Howth boats dominate half the classes competing in the ICRA Nationals and Sovereigns Cup at the start of day two on Thursday morning at Kinsale Yacht (...)

Dublin players after Under-21 championship defeat to Kilkenny. Inpho

Kilkenny 4-12 Dublin 2-16 Kilkenny goals, a familiar lament for so many fallen opponents, caused a significant upset in this Leinster under-21 (...)

Kilkenny’s Conor O’Shea tries to tackle  Jack Guiney of Wexford during their Under-21 hurling  quarter-final at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford 2-14 Kilkenny 0-10 A brace of second-half goals saw Wexford blast past the challenge of Kilkenny and race into the Leinster under-21 hur(...)

Sailing in Cork, where double Olympian John Somers Payne was a doyen of sailing. Photograph:  David Brannigan/ Oceansport

John Somers Payne, a double Olympian and doyen of Cork Harbour sailing, died yesterday, aged 87. Payne, a member of a well-known Munster(...)