Peter Cooper

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Dan McFarland: “Rory [Best] won’t be fit this week but we are hoping that he’ll be fit for the quarter-final.” Photograph: Craig Watson/Inphpo

Although Saturday is a dead rubber for both sides – with much-altered line-ups expected – there was little prospect of Ulster head coach Dan McFarland(...)

Ronan Kelleher scored for Ireland Under-20s during their vital win in Georgia. Photograph: Levan Verdzeuli/Inpho

Ireland Under-20s 52 Samoa Under-20s 26 It was a case of mission accomplished, with the performance of secondary importance and victory paramount in (...)

Ireland’s Gavin Mullin in action against Scotland at the AIA Arena, Kutaisi, Georgia. Photograph: Achi Gegenava/Inpho

Scotland Under-20 32 Ireland Under-20 28 Ireland were flattered by the final margin of defeat as Scotland played a superior brand of rugby, scoring (...)

Ralph Clarke  is believed to be  the oldest person ever convicted in the UK.

Two paedophiles, aged 101 and 96, have lost their appeals in England against sentences which they said were excessive because of their extreme old age(...)

Ireland  coach Nigel Carolan talks to his players after their win over Italy. Photograph: Inpho

Ireland Under-20 coach Nigel Carolan has made several changes to the side that beat Italy for Friday night’s Six Nations meeting with France at Donnyb(...)

Munster winger Calvin Nash comes into the Ireland under-20 team. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Italy Under-20 v Ireland Under-20 Stadio Enrico Chersoni, Prato (Friday, 6pm, Irish time) Injuries to captain Jack Kelly and tighthead prop Peter C(...)

Fresh from his Munster debut, Calvin Nash will start for Ireland under-20s in Italy. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland coach Nigel Carolan has made two alterations to the team and a further brace of changes on the bench from the side that beat Scotland for Fri(...)

Scotland’s Darcy Graham claims the ball ahead of Ireland’s Colum Hogan during the Under-20 Six Nations match at Broadwood Stadium in Cumbernauld. Photograph: Craig Watson/Inpho

Scotland 19 Ireland 20 Ireland dished out a double of heartbreak to Scotland when the Under-20 side came with a match-winning try seven minutes fro(...)

In the 1970s, Daria Blackwell was among one of the first female patrons of McSorley’s Old Ale House, one of New York’s oldest Irish bars. Photograph: Leonard J. DeFrancisci

The Irish Times’ Generation Emigration project is on the hunt for the best Irish pub in the world outside Ireland. The following is one of the entr(...)