An emotional Sam Bennett with his parents Michael and Helen after winning the seventh stage of the 2009 FBD Insurance Rás. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Cyclist Sam Bennett entered the history books last year by becoming only the second Irish man (after Seán Kelly) to win the green jersey in the Tour d(...)

RTÉ   display a photograph of of French rider Rémi Cavagna instead of Sam Bennett at their Sportsperson of the Year awards on Thursday night.

In the end it added insult to the wrong imagery and even the simulated applause sounded terribly mute. It’s bad enough waking up in the morning unsure(...)

Tánaiste  Leo Varadkar speaks in the Dáil on Thursday. Photograph: Oireachtas TV/PA Wire

The Government is considering requiring international travellers to have two PCR tests for Covid-19 five days apart with quarantine in between after a(...)

A protest in Carrick-on-Suir against the closure of inpatient services at St Brigid’s District Hospital. Photograph: Eoghan Dalton

Hundreds of people turned out in Carrick-on-Suir, Co Tipperary, on Saturday to protest against the HSE decision to end inpatient services including ho(...)

 Sam Bennett wearing the best sprinter’s green jersey celebrates as he crosses the finish line on the final stage of the Tour de France on the Champs Élysées in Paris.  Photograph:  Thibault Camus/AFP via Getty Images

For three weeks he was waking up at a different time and heading for another place, and the first thing and the last thing Sam Bennett tried not to th(...)

Kevin Babington conducts a horse riding lesson by speaking to his students through wireless headsets from his back porch in Loxahatchee, Florida. Photograph: Saul Martinez/NYT

The Hampton Classic is an unlikely scene for a disaster. In videos, the late summer sun is splitting the spaces between the stands. The tops of the tr(...)

The Passat drove off the wrong way down an exit ramp onto the N7 at the Kingswood intersection

The man who died on Monday after a car driving the wrong way down the N7 hit his vehicle has been named locally as Anatolie Butucel. The 45-year-old,(...)

David Steele, who was killed following a collision with a car near Dublin airport on Saturday. Photograph via Facebook

Four men, all aged in their 40s, have died in four separate road incidents across the State in less than two days. The latest deaths bring to 109 th(...)

Sam Bennett celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of  stage 10  of the Tour de France from   Le Chateau d’Oleron to Saint Martin de Re. Photograph:  Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images

Helen Bennett is standing in the doorway about to say goodbye when her eyes begin to well up. Just thinking about it, stuck in each passing moment, it(...)

Hugo Keenan during Leinster squad training. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

During Ireland’s famous win over New Zealand in the 2016 Under-20 World Championship in Manchester, the head coach, Nigel Carolan, recalls a key momen(...)

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