Billy Walsh keeps eyes on the prize as fighting Irish take on worlds

Billy Walsh is a man who is used to juggling stressful responsibilities, so having three Irish boxers compete in the evening session of the opening round of the world championships in Doha today should prove no problem.


Magnificent Seven: The Irish boxing team ready to rumble at Doha

Ireland’s seven-man team get action underway in Doha today. Who are the fighting Irish? 


Dolphins sack coach Joe Philbin as Wembley loss proves final straw

Miami Dolphins head coach Joe Philbin has been sacked in the aftermath of their Wembley loss to AFC East rivals the New York Jets on Sunday afternoon.


Cork woman Eilis Burns leads home field in gruelling Spain test

Cork woman Eilis Burns was the first finisher in one of Europe’s most difficult swimming events.

New IABA President Pat Ryan

"Ireland can become the number one boxing nation in the world"

NEWLY elected Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) President Pat Ryan believes that Ireland should aim for the top of the tree in world boxing.


Cork woman completes notoriously difficult Spanish open water swim

Cork swim coach Eilis Burns was the only Irish finisher at the famously challenging Neda el Món in Spain. 

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Ulster duo win Cork ‘20’

Donegal’s Donagh Kelly (Ford Focus WRC) crowned a magnificent season with victory on the Acesigns Signmakers Cork “20” International Rally, the final round of the Clonakilty Blackpudding Irish Tarmac Championship.


John Jermyn’s hat-trick inspires C of I victory

John Jermyn’s second successive hat-trick has Cork C of I mixing it with the big guns in the EY Hockey League after they scalped Glenanne 4-2 in Tallaght.


Demons suffer shock defeat

Templeogue shocked champions C&S UCC Demons 97-87 in a highly entertaining Men’s Premier League clash at the Oblate Hall on Saturday.


Anthony O’Leary set to defend ‘14 title

Following last weekend’s victory for Crosshaven’s Peter McCann in Kinsale at the ISA Junior All-Ireland Sailing Championships, attention switches to Dun Laoghaire this morning where Anthony O’Leary is set to defend his 2014 title at the National Yacht Club.


Lizzie Lee: ‘Your head is trying to talk you out of it’

After nine months of preparation, Lizzie Lee shaved five minutes from her marathon personal best in Berlin on Sunday, putting her in pole position for a place at the Rio Olympics...


Basketball needs more than capital gains

Nothing encapsulates what’s both exciting and slightly concerning about Irish basketball for the season ahead than this weekend’s opening tip-off schedule.


The writing of Steven Gerrard's autobiography was a grueling 50-day sprint

Talking publishing, writing, selling and reading in our sports book round-up.

Meteors' Eimear Martin and Keane's SuperValu Killorglin'sAndrew Fitzgerald show their shooting skills at yesterday's National League season launch and Hula Hoops National Cupdraw at the National Basketball Arena, Tallaght, Dublin.

New season, new challenges

Men’s Premier League champions C&S UCC Demons face a difficult opening game in their quest to retain their title, when they travel to Dublin tomorrow to play Templeogue.


Old pals do battle as Quins meet Elks

Two Limerick friends will be cast in the unfamiliar role of opponents as Cork Harlequins host Ulster Elks in the new-look EY Hockey League.


Darragh O’Riordan chases Cork five in a row

Irish rallying reaches a watershed this weekend with the Acesigns Signmakers Cork “20” International Rally that begins tomorrow.


Brave Irish swimmers taking on tough Spanish challenge

Seventeen Irish swimmers this weekend tackle one of the most challenging open water challenges in Europe.

Dr Liz Kelleher and Clodagh Mulcahy making a presentation to trainer John P O'Sullivan following the victory of the John Breen-ownedBawnaglanna in the Mint Dental 330 at the Passage West GAA Club's fundraiser at Curraheen Park.

Betting ring doomed if desired overround can’t be reached

Has Irish greyhound racing being beamed live into the betting shops reached an impasse?

Rugby World Cup