Sean Flanagan

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Defending champion Dermot McElroy of Ballymena had comfortable wins over Stephen Healy and Dwayne Mallon. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Rory McIlroy’s presence looms large at Rosses Point but local boy Seán Flanagan is ready to step out of that shadow by becoming the first home winner(...)

 Seán Flanagan claimed the silver medal for leading qualifier at the West of Ireland Amateur Open at Co Sligo after the second round of strokeplay was abandoned because of high winds. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There was anger and frustration from many players at venerable County Sligo Golf Club when high winds forced officials to abandon the second round of (...)

Bonny Kate held off Uranna to win at Limerick on Sunday. Photograph: Inpho

Bonny Kate enhanced her Irish Grand National claims as she made every yard of the running to land the Grade Two 8/1 Willie Mullins To Train A Cheltenh(...)

Measureofmydreams completed a Grade Two double for the Willie Mullins string at Navan yesterday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

Navan’s Sunday card contained much of jump racing’s winter narrative – small fields, odds-on favourites and another hat-trick for the dominant Willie (...)

Joe Lyons: “Mullingar to me is one of the majors and I’d love to put my name on that trophy, that’s for sure.”

It might be eight years since Joe Lyons won “the West” but he’s still hungry for victories and admits he’ll be giving his all in search of the presti(...)

 Inbee Park of South Korea kisses the trophy following her victory during the final round of the British Open at Turnberry.  Photo:  David Cannon/Getty Images

There are two sure signs to look for when a golfer is succumbing to the pressure of a big occasion. The swing gets shorter and faster. And putts star(...)

The Island’s  Gavin Moynihan: had just one bogey – at the third – and then birdied four and seven on the way out in 36 and the 11th, 15th and 18th at  Carnoustie. Photograph: Inpho

Dubliner Gavin Moynihan swept into top gear at Carnoustie yesterday to storm into the knock-out stages of the British Amateur Championship. The Walke(...)

Jack Hume carded a 68 at Carnoustie to sit second out of a field of 288 players at the Royal and Ancient Amateur Championship in Scotland. Photo: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

Naas Golf Club’s Jack Hume has carded the second best round of the day so far at the British Amateur Championship in Scotland to sit one shot behind s(...)

Dermot McElroy is the new West of Ireland champion  after a dramatic final day of golf at County Sligo Golf Club in Rosses Point yesterday. Photograph: Inpho

Dermot McElroy is new West of Ireland golf champion after a dramatic final day of golf at County Sligo Golf Club in Rosses Point yesterday. McE(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan, Eoghan Murphy TD, Mary Mitchell O’Connor TD and Senator Catherine Noone take a selfie at the Fine Gael event in Fota Island resort yesterday. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

What? No starting pistol?Perhaps the animal welfare people had a word in Fine Gael’s ear – the party is holding its annual think-in next door to a wil(...)

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