Alan Fahy had to play 42 holes on Saturday to make the South of Ireland semi-finals. File photograph: David Cannon/R&A/R&A via Getty Images

Dún Laoghaire’s Alan Fahy survived a marathon 42-hole day to battle his way into Sunday’s semi-finals of the South of Ireland Championship at Lahinch.(...)

A handout photo issued by PSNI of the interior of a squalid shipping container where kidnapped cattle dealer Paul Gogan was held hostage. Photograph: PA

Images of a squalid shipping container where a kidnapped cattle dealer was held hostage as a criminal gang demanded a €400,000 ransom have been reveal(...)

Stuart Grehan: “The key here is to hit the fairways.” Photograph: Pat Cashman

A stiff south wind gusting over 30mph proved to be no obstacle to Tullamore’s Stuart Grehan as he played smart golf to stay out of the deep rough an(...)