Magheramore Beach, north of  Brittas Bay, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

The question of continued public access to one of Wicklow and Ireland’s most beautiful beaches could well be decided over the coming weeks, as the lan(...)

Paddy Barnes leads Team Ireland out at the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 Olympics. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the golfers to be added, the boxing team to resume their qualification process, judo and badminton to ratify names, swimmers to swim and the rugb(...)

An Taoiseach Mícheál Martin with Dan Breen, Curator at Cork Public Museum, viewing the 1920 commemorative exhibition. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Events such as a new exhibition and book telling the story of nine men who lasted 94 days on hunger strike during the War of Independence can guide fu(...)

 ‘Fat’ Freddie Thompson and Daniel Kinahan  at the funeral of David Byrne who was shot dead in the Regency Hotel attack. Photogtaph: Collins Dublin.

Boxing has always been the wild west of sport. Its dark underbelly, the guaranteed blood and the questionable morality has always been a bestseller. (...)

Pat Hickey opens his hotel room  door to a Rio police officer on the morning  of August 17th, 2016.

Like a John Cassavetes movie or the ‘lost in the bowels of the stadium’ sequence from the mocumentary ‘This is Spinal Tap’ we all vicariously lingered(...)

In her annual report for 2018, the Inspector of Prisons, Patricia Gilheaney, identified a number of serious problems in the country’s 13 prisons.

The Irish Prison Service is using a “high risk” system to keep rival gang members separated, according to a report by the Inspector of Prisons. In he(...)

  Clonmel Commercials’ Jason Lonergan and Michael Quinlivan tackle Aidan O’Reilly of Nemo Rangers. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Nemo Rangers 0-15 Clonmel Commercials 0-6 Nemo Rangers, inspired by wing-forward Luke Connolly, secured a 17th Munster senior club football title at(...)

This year’s Ideal Home Show will be packed with the products and service providers you need to get your grand design off the drawing board. Photograph: Getty

Looking to get your house in order? Draw up plans for a visit to the Permanent TSB Ideal Home Show, which is back at the RDS over the October Bank Hol(...)

Sport Ireland undertook 1,112 anti-doping test in 2018, with just one adverse finding. Photograph:  Patrik Stollarz/Bongarts/Getty Images

Anti-doping in sport will always be a game of cops and robbers, and Irish rugby is now second on the most wanted list. Testing on rugby players in 201(...)

According to their 2019 Anti-Doping annual report, now in its 19th year, of the 1,112 tests carried out by Sport Ireland only one came back with an adverse result. Photograph: Inpho

Once again anti-doping in sport comes across as a sort of stand-off between the statistics and the truth, and the latest report from Sport Ireland wou(...)

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