Mary Hannigan

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Matchday One has come and gone and all is for the best in this best of all worlds. Ireland have tanked Scotland and the bandwagon is starting to pick (...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton with Aidan O’Shea and Seamus O’Shea of Mayo. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There was no way of glossing over the attendance figure at Croke Park on Sunday, not even Ger Canning calling 33,848 “just under 34,000” could help, t(...)

VAR is being introduced to the top flight leagues from the start of the new season. is season. Photograph:  Chris Radburn/PA Wire

It’s probably accurate to say that not many of us are familiar with the workings of the International Football Association Board, their acronym IFAB m(...)

Mayo’s Fionn McDonagh surrounded by delighted fans following the victory over Donegal at MacHale Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

“If I’d hair it would have been standing up on my head,” said Peter Canavan of the atmosphere in Castlebar which couldn’t even be dampened by the heav(...)

Billy Vunipola of Saracens after the victory over Munster. Asked if he’d anything to say to the Munster fans who’d booed him during the game he replied : “Naw, from my point of view I believe in what I believe in”. Photograph: David Rogers/Getty Images

Well, that was one weird Saturday afternoon in the company of BT Sport. Indeed, if you’d missed why Billy Vunipola had been in the news in the prece(...)

A view of the Pegasus team huddle. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Pegasus sealed the Hockey League title in some style on Saturday with their eighth successive and biggest win of the campaign, their 6-0 defeat of Muc(...)

Loreto last won the Irish Senior Cup in 2010 and face Railway Union on Saturday for a place in this year’s final.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The unavailability of senior internationals for Sunday’s Irish Senior Cup semi-finals, members of the Irish squad also unable to appear for their club(...)

 Jesse Lingard of Manchester United celebrates  after scoring during his team’s match against Liverpool  at Anfield. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

It was, perhaps, the moment when Marouane Fellaini’s attempt on goal knocked over a steward sitting on a stool behind the corner flag that saw Gary Ne(...)

‘Between you and me and the post’ – Like sentry guards, Jack McCaffrey and umpire Tom O’Kane watch the ball squirm away from the goal, one of the few moments of danger for Dublin in a relatively straight-forward semi-final win over Galway. Photo: “A Season of Sundays 2018”/Sportsfile

The Best Tony 10 by Declan Lynch and Tony O’Reilly – Gill Books, €16.99 The story of Tony O’Reilly, the Carlow postmaster who stole €1.75m(...)

“Basically,” Fernando Nuno LaFuente told Seán O’Rourke on Wednesday morning, “I’m not dead.”

So, all those minutes of silence, expressions of grief and offers of condolences were for nothing. “Basically,” Fernando Nuno LaFuente told Seán O’Ro(...)

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