Niamh Fitzpatrick whose the sister of Dara Fitzpatrick died in the Rescue 116 helicopter crash in 2017. Photo: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In the hours before she met the Mayo team for the first time, Niamh Fitzpatrick cried her eyes out with the lifeboat crew who had pulled her sister’s (...)

Clare manager Ger Loughnane celebrates with fans after the victory over Galway in the 1995 All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Unlike students snapping up multiple revision books, striving to extract every ounce of inspiration ahead of those pesky State exams, sports hacks are(...)

Connacht’s Jack Carty was outstanding in the recent win over Leinster. Photograph: Inpho

Last week against Leinster Jack Carty didn’t just equal the record for an individual haul of 25 points against Leinster in the 25 years of professiona(...)

Former president of Ireland Mary McAleese has qualified for a tax exemption on earnings related to her memoir published earlier this year.

Former Irish president Mary McAleese, rock band Fontaines D.C. and actor Domhnall Gleeson were among the writers, musicians and artists awarded tax ex(...)

Eve McCrystal of Strata 3 Velo Revolution cycling team on her way to winning the senior women’s title Cycling Ireland Time Trial National Championships, Knockaderry, Co Limerick Mandatory Photograph: INPHO/Bryan Keane

It was only 21 seconds but it was enough. In Eve McCrystal’s eyes, it was everything. A cycling career that started late is still stubbornly refusing (...)

Capt Dara Fitzpatrick: ‘It hit me that the book was like the goodbye I never gave Dara,’ says her sister Niamh Fitzpatrick, author of Tell Me the Truth about Loss.   Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“‘Vicious. Violent. Visceral.’ They were the words I wrote in Notes on my phone, when we were being driven to Mayo. They were the words that had come (...)

Not as many people have been buying bread as you might expect.

There has been a lot of attention paid to how we shop and what we have been buying since the start of the Covid-19 crisis began but what we are leavin(...)

 Jack Carty  is encouraging people to avoid trolling or scaremongering on social media. Tackle Your Feelings campaign  is funded by the Z Zurich Foundation. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

 Jack Carty isn’t the first rugby player, nor the last, to have searched his own name on social media after a match only to then let the abusive (...)

Service please. Photograph: Getty

Ireland’s carefully cultivated tourism image as the land of a hundred thousand welcomes took a hit this week when one of the big names in the hospital(...)

Tipperary v Kilkenny: The Legends Return,   Saturday, November 3rd,  6pm in Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary. In aid of  Amanda Stapleton, who has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.  Eoin Murphy (above) will line-out  along with former Kilkenny stars, including Henry Shefflin and Tommy Walsh. Home side  includeS Brendan Cummins, Lar Corbett and Eoin Kelly. Tickets  €20 (in Centra or Tickets.ie). Under-16s free.

1) Coping with post-stroke Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), returning to work after a stroke and a new mobile app for CFS sufferers will all be di(...)

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