Bayern Munich’s striker Ivan Perisic arrives for a training session. The Bundesliga returns next week. Photograph:  Christof Stache/AFP

Thank God for the Germans, who will fill the huge football-shaped hole in many of our lives when the Bundesliga resumes this weekend. With apologies t(...)

Conor Moore: “I thought, ‘nobody is doing golf impersonations’. I took off about six to eight weeks and I learnt 10 guys and I put the video out for the Masters in 2018. And literally the night I put it out, the Golf Channel reached out to me and said we would like to talk to you about some opportunities. The rest is history.” Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Conor Moore is on the other end of the phone. There’s social distancing and, well, there’s real social distancing. Other side of the Atlantic style. (...)

Kerry’s John O’Keeffe in action in July 1982. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

With his precise demeanour and dislike of overstatement, John O’Keeffe steps gingerly around the idea that this is the 50th anniversary of his first s(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey celebrates with Brian Howard during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Galway at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Continuity Dublin’s Eoin Murchan, Jack McCaffrey and Brian Howard put the pressure on Galway’s Seán Armstrong during the All-Ireland SFC se(...)

Delighted Monaghan fans at Pearse Park, Salthill celebrate the  victory over Galway which earned the county a semi-final place against Tyrone. Photograph:  Laszlo/Geczo

I don’t know what Paris in 1968 felt like, or Berlin after the wall came down. But last Saturday night in Salthill must have been the Monaghan GAA equ(...)

Marion Graham greets RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey. Photograph:  ©INPHO/James Crombie

“Let me treat you to an ice-cream,” says Marty Morrissey, and we go to Doyle’s Corner, a shop beside Semple Stadium. “You have to have an ice-cream fr(...)

George Hamilton  at Greystones Golf Club on Tuesday. “I am astonished really that at this point in my life I have ended up with this schedule of commitments.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

It will be a little before 11 o’clock this morning local time when George Hamilton takes his seat behind the mic at Danmarks Radio at DR Byen, hard by(...)

Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary will be supporting Mayo on Sunday.

Castlebar man and Catholic Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary described supporting Mayo in All-Ireland finals as “our Via Dolorosa.” It refers to the ro(...)

Referee Cormac Reilly with captain’s Stephen Cluxton and Colm Cooper before the game

Maybe irritation is putting it too strongly but Kerry notice that the strand running through classic matches, including classic Dublin-Kerry matches i(...)