Nikki Daly

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John Campion (left), through his CJJ Motorsports organisation, had been backing the careers of such as James Roe Junior (right)

The passing of John Campion, at the age of 57, will come as a blow to all involved in motor racing in Ireland. Campion, originally from Cork, made his(...)

Ireland players celebrate with their silver medals after the Women’s World Cup final against the Netherlands at Lee Valley Stadium in London in August 2018. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In April the president of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Thomas Bach said that everyone would have to make sacrifices and compromises. We h(...)

Can’t bear to look: Hockey fans watch Ireland’s drubbing at the hands of the Netherlands in the World Cup final on Sunday. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy/The Irish Times

Like London buses you wait ages for a big hockey match – and then two come along at once. Just 24 hours after gathering for a Hockey World Cup semi-f(...)

Ireland celebrate their World Cup semi-final win over Spain in London. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty

And then all of a sudden it became preposterous. A crushed Spanish side, sullen and disbelieving, fell into wordless heaps in the middle of the pitch (...)

Ecstatic Irish hockey fans celebrate the women’s team’s World Cup semi-final victory over Spain in the Glenside Pub in Churchtown, Dublin.

What price a place at the World Cup final? The cheers of relief and ecstasy had barely died down when Noreen O’Riordan, the Loreto Hockey Club fixture(...)