Former RTE broadcaster Michael Fortune has died. Photograph: Irish Greyhound Board

Former RTÉ broadcaster Michael Fortune has died. Originally from Co Wexford, Fortune was a well-known horseracing and greyhound commentator who previ(...)

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(...)

Kerry’s David Clifford celebrates after winning the minor All-Ireland. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

After helping Kerry to an All-Ireland minor football championship title, David Clifford has been named as the Minor Footballer of the Year, while Cork(...)

Part of the Laochra entertainment performance after the Allianz Football League final in Croke Park. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy /Sportsfile

For a little while during the second half, before Dublin pulled away, it seemed the day might deliver a magical score line to complement the mystical (...)

Wounded French troops on the Western Front. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

February 25th, 1916 The Times of London reported that the French have stood up well to the German onslaught at Verdun. The battle began on February (...)

 David Pocock of Australia passes the ball during a training session at The Lensbury Hotel in London. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

The state David Pocock and Israel Folau show up in may dictate this result. Their loss, along with Scott Sio’s busted-up elbow, would equate to Ire(...)

 At the launch of the 2015 UCD International Ladies GAA Jersey are Doris Obialor and Ryan Wylie, watched by Jack McCaffrey and members of the UCD Ladies Football team, from left, Bethan Murphy Hand, Bo Zhang, Jasmine Ziabek, Claire O’Neill, Agata Blasiak, Precious Nwafor, Vicki Pesti and Doyinsola Ishola. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

ESB International, the State energy company’s consulting arm, is a big supporter of GAA sports teams. This is no big surprise when you consider that i(...)

Cork Ignite, one of this year’s Cork Culture Night events. Photograph:  Culture Night

GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh is to make the journey to Leeside later this month when he will act as cultural ambassador for Cork’s Culture(...)

The Guinness Book of World Records, which has just turned 60, holds the record for being one of the most frequently stolen books from public libraries(...)

Frank Prendergast TD (Labour) at the New Ireland Forum  in May 1983. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins was among those who attended the funeral in Limerick on Monday of former Labour TD Frank Prendergast. The 81-ye(...)

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