THE end is in sight, even if we are not quite there yet.
Richie McCaw: His men can deal with the big occasions.
The radio ads for Friday night’s production of Alone it Stands in Dublin, the play depicting the events ...
Ireland need a quick fix in three key areas...
Ireland need a quick fix in three key areas...
Gentleman, that he is, Beaumont whispers to Moss “may the best team win”.
Well, at least Ireland’s new management team has a very clear picture of the enormity of the task facing ...
Australian sport is going through a rough time at present, something an ultra-competitive, sports-mad ...
On the face of it, a record win over a side positioned about us on the IRB rankings, scoring five tries ...
The things Ireland need to prove in this autumn series
Even for a coach as experienced as Joe Schmidt, international rugby represents a whole new canvass for ...
The battle for control of the European game took a worrying twist last week. Entering the City Hall ...
It shows just how competitive the Heineken Cup have become that after the opening two rounds, only three ...
ON THE face of it, an outstanding weekend for the Irish in Europe. However, while Ulster in particular, ...
What a terrible pity Connacht couldn’t come good in that last-ditch siege on the Saracens line in their ...
Never before has the old adage that you’re only as good as you’re next game felt so apt.
THE more I read the protestations of the Anglo-French protagonists from Premier Rugby Limited (PRL) ...
His passing went largely unnoticed, even within the rugby family, which was strange, given how he shaped ...
It’s only a few months since I last put pen to paper yet so much has happened in the intervening period, ...
Ron Atkinson has warned David Moyes there is no such thing as a transitional period at Manchester United.
Cristiano Ronaldo, suspended for Real Madrid's Copa del Rey last 32 first leg 0-0 at Olimpic de Xativa on Saturday, took advantage of the break to return home to Madeira and check on the progress of his soon to open personal museum.
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Brian O'Driscoll orchestrated a masterful victory for Leinster at Franklin's Gardens that has done significant harm to Northampton's hopes of progressing in the Heineken Cup.
Munster moved to the top of Heineken Cup Pool 6 as they swept past a weakened Perpignan team 36-8 at Thomond Park today.
Connacht produced one of the biggest upsets in the history of the Heineken Cup as they rounded off a perfect weekend in Europe for the Irish provinces with a 16-14 win in Toulouse.
Munster coach Rob Penney says he doesn't expect Conor Murray to play next week's Heineken Cup return match in Perpignan.
Jonny Evans has admitted there is a crisis of confidence in the Manchester United camp.
Away from the glitz and glamour of Costa do Sauipe, protests rage at the inequality encapsulated by the World Cup in Brazil — but few will listen to these grievances
Three top-10 finishes for Ireland once upon a time may have been a cause for celebration coming out of a European Cross-Country Championships.
Premier League leaders Arsenal were handed a mouthwatering tie against north London rivals Tottenham in the third round of the FA Cup.
The first John McHale knew about EirGrid's plan to put a pylon "30m from the kitchen window" was when he opened a copy of the Western People newspaper last October.
Taxpayers have forked out €5m for college fees for hundreds of staff across government departments under the Coalition.
From political posters to bottles of wine and kitchen aprons, the face and name of Nelson Mandela are a potent commercial and political brand in South Africa. Little wonder it's so sought after — and the source of occasional squabbles.
While Taoiseach Enda Kenny was downing the saki and talking up Ireland in Japan, the Government was receiving a PR boost from a US publication that is frequently described as America's business bible.
In the run-up to offering a happy gluten-free Christmas, The Foods of Athenry has clocked up four UK Great Taste awards, three new product launches, two Blás na hÉireann medals and a sales launch in the UK.
The Munster Council have commenced a new initiative aimed at growing numbers in urban areas.
Given the trauma of the past week and the likelihood the Heineken Cup will not feature the best clubs the European game has to offer going forward, there is a premium on winning the tournament this season.
STANDING up, as she's about to leave, Louise Phillips, author of the just-named Irish Crime Novel of the Year The Doll's House may have cried as she told me about the dark place where her novels originate.
I'M from a town in Co Clare. If I was around in that town 50 years ago, and got it into my head to make a movie, I can't imagine where I would start.
Long-range weather guru Ken Ring is predicting a frosty Christmas for Ireland this year, with the south of the country most likely to get a festive snowfall.
IT IS, at best, a troubled relationship. We have in this country a prof-essional group made up of individuals we all hope we never get to meet.
It's just the backing she needed in her race against time for a Christmas miracle.
The earliest known settlers in Co Cork were hunter-gatherers who lived near Fermoy more than 10,100 years ago.
Christmas has come early for animal lover Cormac Williams whose pet donkey, named Tulip, has given birth to twin foals.
A snow-coveredforest, magic fairydust — and real life husky puppies. Welcome to Santa's grotto, Franc-style.
Sometime next year, certainly in league and possibly championship, the veteran secretary of the Sarsfields club will smile across at the first-year secretary of Erin's Own, and give a knowing nod.
The grandmother of a toddler with Down's syndrome has been waiting a year for a response from the Taoiseach and three government ministers to correspondence about disability cuts referred to them on her behalf by the troika.
A CONFERENCE at London's Royal Society next week will discuss ways to reduce emissions from gases blamed for causing rising temperatures.
A consortium that owns some of Cork's best-known pubs has initiated proceedings aimed at preventing Irish Bank Resolution Corporation selling its loans to Nama.