David Gillick

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Anne Neary: “I have been using the tomato knife for years and if I had to go to a desert island it is the one kitchen gadget I’d like to bring with me.”

There was a time when preparing a meal really did involve “slaving over a hot stove”. But these days, there are so many tools and gadgets to help make(...)

Fulfil Nutrition co-founder Niall McGrath
The sweet taste of success

Put together two friends, a fitness regime, protein bars with a bad taste, and a kids’ chocolate-making machine and you’ve got the unlikely recipe for(...)

David Harte has been named on a new Athlete Commission for 2017-20 announced by the OCI. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In one of many changes since Pat Hickey stepped down as Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president last year, the council has announced the compositio(...)

Shane O’Driscoll and Mark O’Donovan after winning gold:  “We did it, we beat the Brits, what did I tell ye, said Mark afterwards. Photograph: Martin Divisek/EPA

There was even a spell in the morning when Skibbereen was topping the European Championship medal table, holding off the challenge of all of Romania a(...)

OCI President Pat Hickey is escorted from hospital on Thursday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Nothing to be done. Dusted off the flat screen 15 days ago. Transformed living room into darkened cockpit to pilot this Olympic spaceship. Hard day(...)

 Pat Hickey: news of his arrest  ended any prospect of a quiet  day for pundits.  Photograph: RollingNews.ie

After Traumatic/Terrific Tuesday, it was a relief that Wednesday had so little Irishness in the Olympic diary, just a gentle first-round stroll on the(...)

Rob Heffernan is the first Irish athlete to  be  selected for five consecutive summer Olympic Games after being named among a 17-strong team for Rio. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It’s not the largest ever Irish athletics team being sent to the Olympics but it’s already somewhat historic, Rob Heffernan becoming the first athlet(...)

The Irish men’s 4 x 400m relay time wait nervously for confirmation of their time after finishing fourth in heat one at the European Athletic Championships at the Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam. Photograph: Karel Delvoije/Inpho

So the Olympic dream is still alive, just about, with the Irish men’s 4 x 400 metres relay team giving themselves one last shot at qualifying for Rio (...)

Fionnuala McCormack (centre) running in the 10,000m final at the  European Athletics Championships in Amsterdam. Photograph: Karen Delvoije/Inpho

They say the only feeling worse than finishing fourth at a major championship is finishing fourth again, and Fionnuala McCormack now knows that feelin(...)

Ireland’s Brian Gregan in action in Amsterdam on Wednesday. Photograph: Karen Delvoije/Inpho

Brian Gregan and Sinead Denny were the only Irish athletes to safely negotiate their first round heats at the opening session of the European Champion(...)

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