Sean Mccarthy

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Gardaí in Hazelwood Drive, Ballyspillane, Killarney, where a house’s windows were broken and front door scorched. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Forty years old this year, the Ballyspillane council estate was controversial from the start. Built more than a mile from Killarney town, it was put i(...)

Stade Français’ Paris French centre Gael Fickou eludes Racing 92 number eight Antonie Claassen during the French Top 14 clash at Jean-Bouin Stadium in Paris. Photograph: Anne-Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty

Donnacha Ryan enjoyed the bragging rights after Sunday’s Parisian duel in the French Top 14 as he helped Racing 92 to a 17-16 victory over a Stade Fra(...)

Jack Conan: “I worked hard in those early years because I knew I was behind other people. I knew I needed to work harder to get where I wanted to go.”  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Jack Conan makes his Six Nations debut today. At 25, he knows he’s not exactly an overnight sensation. Coming from the backrow logjam in Leinster, nev(...)

Young Munster’s Craig O’Hanlon is tackled by Lansdowne’s Tyrone Moran during the Ulster Bank League Division 1A match at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Skerries teenager Ciarán Frawley converted four of UCD’s five tries and kicked a penalty as they dished out a 36-8 derby defeat to Dublin University, (...)

Cilian Byrne’s Pieman pies and sausage rolls

There’s an unmistakable whiff of fried food in the air, and a bewildering array of food and drink products displayed on a shiny sea of stainless steel(...)

Bordeaux-Begles’  Ian Madigan will be leaving the French Top 14 for English Championship side Bristol. Photograph: Nicolas Tucat/AFP/Getty Images

(Irish exiles James Coughlan, Michael Noone and Peter Lydon talk about playing and life abroad)  The annual migration of Irish rugby’s wild gees(...)

Munster’s Peter O’Mahony has returned to full training. Photograph: Inpho/Morgan Treacy

Munster’s Jean Kleyn (ankle) and Dave O’Callaghan (shoulder) will both have to see specialists for their respective injuries following scans. Their mi(...)

Munster director of rugby Rassie Erasmus: ‘We’ve got a tough challenge.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Rassie Erasmus will sample his first experience of Thomond Park as Munster’s new director of rugby on Saturday when the province host Edinburgh, mind(...)

Munster number eight Robin Copeland on the charge against Newport Gwent Dragons. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Cardiff v Munster, Cardiff Arms Park, Friday, 7.15pm Munster make five changes for their visit to Cardiff with James Cronin and Mike Sherry returni(...)

“I can’t really separate myself from this job. I can’t separate myself from Munster because it’s been 21 years nearly now,” says Anthony Foley. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Virtually since birth, Munster have been in Anthony Foley’s blood, whether as a boy being taken into the rarified confines of the Thomond Park home dr(...)

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