The historical Éire sign in Howth which is being restored. File photograph: Enda O’Dowd

Work has begun to uncover and restore the “Éire” sign at Howth Head, installed almost 80 years ago to warn fighter pilots not to drop bombs on Ireland(...)

Family members following the remains of Brendan Halligan after his funeral Mass at the Church of Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, Dublin. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Brendan Halligan was Irish and European to the core, his funeral was told on Thursday morning. He was “the embodiment in one man of a plurality of ide(...)

Zlatan Court in Rosengard in Malmo, where Ibrahimovic played as a child, is now named after the player. Photograph: Jonathan Nackstrand/AFP/Getty

When Zlatan Ibrahimovic leads Sweden out to face Ireland in the Stade de France on June 13th he will do so as perhaps one of the most divisive footbal(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

Conor McGregor:  “I’m humble in victory or defeat. I took a chance to move up in weight and it didn’t work.” Photograph: Raymond Spencer/Inpho

On the bright side, he still has his featherweight title – but other than that, pretty much everything went wrong for Conor McGregor on Saturday night(...)

Mikey Sweeney replaces Lee Keegan in the Mayo side to meet Dublin in Castlebar on Saturday night. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin manager Jim Gavin has made no change to his announced team to face Mayo on Saturday evening in the AFL Division One match in Castlebar. The s(...)

Tommy Walsh will start at full forward for Kerry in their Allianz Football League Division One opener against Dublin at Croke Park on Saturday night. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tommy Walsh will start at full forward in the Kerry team named to play Dublin in Saturday’s Allianz Football League opener at Croke Park. Two years a(...)

 Eamonn Fitzmaurice speaks to his Kerry players at Fitzgerald Stadium in Killarney. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kerry football manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice has put Paul Galvin back in contention to feature in the Munster final replay against Cork on July 18th. Gal(...)