Taoiseach Enda Kenny opens the Irish Sports Council’s HQ at Abbotstown, accompanied by Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Leo Varadkar. With them at the opening are Barry Murphy (swimming), Pádraic Moran (Paralympics athlete), James Scully (Paralympics athlete), Eoin Rheinisch (canoeing), Chloe Magee (badminton) and Bethany Carson (swimming).

A decade after the Big Bang theory of the Bertie Bowl, the Irish Sports Council (ISC) officially moved into their new HQ in Abbotstown yesterday, a bu(...)

Ireland’s Alison Miller in action against France. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

They are selling a dream of Rio. Neatly packaged, lavishly funded, hard work required but no experience necessary, the IRFU has moved from thei(...)

Boxer Kenneth Egan receives a grant of €12,000 despite announcing his retirement in February. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

As always winners and losers were scattered among the pages of named athletes that were awarded financial support yesterday under the athletes’(...)

Iirsh boxer Joe Ward, who will retain his grant of ¤40,000 for the next 12 months. Photograph: Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile

Boxing was the main winner in this year’s Irish Sports Council (ISC) carding scheme allocations. The most successful Irish Olympic sport had fi(...)

Fries are prepared for customers at McDonald’s. Donal O’Shea, a consultant endocrinologist, has said the Government should consider pulling its financial support from the FAI because of its new partnership with the fast-food chain.

The FAI is expected to announce a grassroots partnership this afternoon with Republic of Ireland captain and leading goalscorer Robbie K(...)

Fiona Coughlan, captain of the triumphant Ireland women’s rugby team, with her nephew Charlie Coughlan.

come from the Irish Sports Council. This will create a high performance unit of 20 players, with four full-time management, with the st(...)

 Billy Walsh, head of the High Performance Unit of the IABA.

The official report on Ireland’s performance at the London Olympics has delivered a strong rebuke to the Irish Amateur Boxing Association and h(...)

Ireland’s Fiona Coughlan celebrates victory over France in Ashbourne.

It was back in January that Irish rugby captain Fiona Coghlan insisted that the team’s chief goal in this year’s Six Nations was 2014 World Cup(...)

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