The M7 upgrade works. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Speeding motorists have been the biggest issue facing those working on the upgrade of the M7 motorway in Co Kildare over the past 20 months, the chief(...)

Shane Lowry hits from the rough on the final day of the  Open Golf Championship at Royal Portrush. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

At the 18th hole, the Irish were waiting. All day it felt like magic was in the making at Royal Portrush; the first British Open golf championship to (...)

The upgrade involves widening the road from two to three lanes in both directions. File photograph: Google Street View

Road works causing daily disruption for tens of thousands of motorists on the M7 motorway will continue into the summer, despite a vow they would be c(...)

Sarsfields’ Ivan Kenny and Craughwell’s Adrian Cullinane in action during the  Galway senior hurling championship final replay at  Pearse Stadium, Galway. Photograph: Inpho

Sarsfields 2-10 Craughwell 0-14 Two goals in the opening half proved decisive as Sarsfields, the first club to win successive All-Ireland club (...)

Ballygunner’s Pauric Mahony and Shane Dowling of Na Piarsaigh whose sides meet in the Munster club hurling final. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Sunday Munster club SHC final Ballygunner (Waterford) v Na Piarsaigh (Limerick), Semple Stadium, 2pm – These clubs met in the Munster sem(...)