Shock as Jim Gavin steps down as Dublin manager

Shock as Jim Gavin steps down as Dublin manager

Dublin GAA confirmed the five-in-a-row winning manager made the shock announcement on their website today.

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Two gardaí injured after car 'rammed' before they make drug arrest

Two gardaí injured after car 'rammed' before they make drug arrest

The incident occurred shortly before midnight after the gardaí attempted to stop a car at the Crescent Shopping Centre Car Park.

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How a call from a Dublin GAA star helped new Ireland cricket captain get past injury woes

How a call from a Dublin GAA star helped new Ireland cricket captain get past injury woes

Balbirnie was this week named as the captain for the Ireland test and one-day teams, replacing William Porterfileld who captained the side over 250 times.

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Update: Police release Irish man arrested in UK after 15 people found in back of Cork-owned lorry

Update: Police release Irish man arrested in UK after 15 people found in back of Cork-owned lorry

The Irish man arrested by police in England on suspicion of assisting 15 people with illegal entry into the UK has been released from custody.

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'It was a ball of flames': Leitrim TD describes how car was 'burnt to a shell' in attack

'It was a ball of flames': Leitrim TD describes how car was 'burnt to a shell' in attack

The Sinn Féin TD added that those "leading the charge" against the direct provision centre could have been more responsible with their rhetoric.

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Limerick Premier IHC final replay: O’Keeffe goal secures senior status for Blackrock

Limerick Premier IHC final replay: O’Keeffe goal secures senior status for Blackrock

Super-sub Colm O’Keeffe was the hero for Blackrock as his second-half goal ensured his side will play senior hurling for the first time since 1998 after this ...

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Colm O’Keeffe the hero for Blackrock as they see off Kildimo-Pallaskenry

Colm O’Keeffe the hero for Blackrock as they see off Kildimo-Pallaskenry

Blackrock will play senior hurling for the first time since 1998 after this Premier IHC final replay win.

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Simon Zebo: 'I’d definitely pick up the phone to Andy if I got a call'

Simon Zebo: 'I’d definitely pick up the phone to Andy if I got a call'

Former Munster winger Zebo also took aim at departing coach Joe Schmidt's team selection, saying that players "playing the best rugby of their careers" were overlooked. ...

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Innocent German caught up in North horror

Innocent German caught up in North horror

Thomas Niedermayer was an apolitical figure — he employed 1,000 people with workers coming to the Grunding factory from Catholic and Protestant backgrounds.

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Cork Con forced to dig deep against Garryowen

Cork Con forced to dig deep against Garryowen

Out-half Aidan Moynihan held his nerve to kick an injury-time winning penalty for a much-changed Cork Con on Saturday.

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Kildimo-Pallaskenry on the brink of club history

Kildimo-Pallaskenry on the brink of club history

Sixty minutes is all that separates Kildimo-Pallaskenry from senior hurling, 60 years after the club were almost lost to the game for good.

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In pictures: Uruguay secure historic win of Fiji at Rugby World Cup

In pictures: Uruguay secure historic win of Fiji at Rugby World Cup

The action was tough and hard-hitting when the game got underway as the South American side secured a dramatic, nail-biting win.

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'Boris Johnson isn’t fit to be prime minister': UK politicians react to Supreme Court ruling

'Boris Johnson isn’t fit to be prime minister': UK politicians react to Supreme Court ruling

Gina Miller, who led the legal challenge against the move to prorogue parliament, said outside the Supreme Court that it was a win for parliamentary sovereignty.

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61 patients on trolleys at Cork University Hospital

61 patients on trolleys at Cork University Hospital

That figures means the hospital is the worst-hit in the country today, ahead of the University Hospitals in Limerick and Waterford, according to the daily TrolleyWatch ...

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Gavin keeps faith with Cooper as Dublin name same XV for replay

Gavin keeps faith with Cooper as Dublin name same XV for replay

Cooper, who was sent off in the first half 13 days ago, will be looking to make amends as his side look for a historic five All-Ireland titles in a row.

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'An honour and a privilege': Kevin Walsh steps down as Galway manager after five years in charge

'An honour and a privilege': Kevin Walsh steps down as Galway manager after five years in charge

Walsh described the role as "an honour and a privilege":

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Here's the Kerry XV looking to stop the 'Drive for Five' on Sunday

Here's the Kerry XV looking to stop the 'Drive for Five' on Sunday

Gavin White comes into the team in place of Shane Enright

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Michael Obafemi gets Ireland u21 call-up as four League of Ireland players included in squad

Michael Obafemi gets Ireland u21 call-up as four League of Ireland players included in squad

Bournemouth midfielder Gavin Kilkenny and Danny McNamara, who is currently on loan at Newport County also recieved their first call-ups.

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Eight-time All-Ireland winner Michael Fennelly to be next Offaly hurling manager

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Michael Fennelly to be next Offaly hurling manager

Eight-time All-Ireland winner Fennelly will be given a two-year term with the option of a third, according to a statement from Offaly GAA this evening.

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Irish man dies after incident in New York

Irish man dies after incident in New York

The man in his early twenties was discovered on a footpath in New York City, after spending the summer in Canada.

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Cricket Ireland announce three-match series against England in 2020

Cricket Ireland announce three-match series against England in 2020

The matches, which will take place in Nottingham, Birmingham and at The Oval in London, will be part of the ICC Cricket World Cup Super League which acts as the ...

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Castletownroche bridge 21-year gap despite English heroics

Castletownroche bridge 21-year gap despite English heroics

Despite a remarkable personal tally of 0-15, Johnny English came out on the losing side as Castletownroche secured a first Cork JBHC title in 21 years in Pairc Ui ...

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Troy Parrott among three new faces in 40-man Ireland squad

Troy Parrott among three new faces in 40-man Ireland squad

Mick McCarthy has named his Ireland squad for the forthcoming European Championship qualifier against Switzerland and the friendly with Bulgaria.

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Hurling's Super 11s moving to New York

Hurling's Super 11s moving to New York

Hurling's Super 11s, the hybrid game played on a reduced-sized pitch, is moving to the Big Apple after two years in Boston.

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Munster’s supporting cast must grasp opportunity, says Stephen Archer

Munster’s supporting cast must grasp opportunity, says Stephen Archer

With 15 players away with the Ireland team as World Cup preparations intensify, Munster front row forward Stephen Archer says there is a great opportunity for the ...

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Cork Con begin title defence with mouth-watering Garryowen clash

Cork Con begin title defence with mouth-watering Garryowen clash

Munster Senior Challenge Cup specialists Cork Constitution will open their title defence with a mouth-watering tie against 2018 champions Garryowen.

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Man in 'serious condition' after Cork crash

Man in 'serious condition' after Cork crash

Gardaí are currently at the scene after the incident on the South City Link Road between Tramore Valley Park and the turnoff for South Douglas Road in the ...

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'They can't let him go' - Wexford should do all in their power to keep Davy Fitz, Hogan says

'They can't let him go' - Wexford should do all in their power to keep Davy Fitz, Hogan says

Speaking on the Irish Examiner GAA podcast, panelists Ken Hogan and Anthony Daly agreed that the Leinster champions should do all they can to keep Davy in the south-east. ...

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TV details for final round of Super 8s confirmed

TV details for final round of Super 8s confirmed

Coming up this weekend, there are the final four games in the Super 8s as well as the U20 hurling semi-finals to look ahead to.

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Australia's NRL considering using HawkEye to determine forward passes next season

Australia's NRL considering using HawkEye to determine forward passes next season

In Australia's National Rugby League a number of dubious decisions have meant that they are considering bringing in HawkEye technology to determine forward passes.

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Former All-Ireland final referee says Seán Cleere shouldn't have been in charge of Tipp v Wexford

Former All-Ireland final referee says Seán Cleere shouldn't have been in charge of Tipp v Wexford

The winners had three goals disallowed but finished strongly to secure a final berth against Kilkenny - the county that Cleere hails from.

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Refereeing controversies and other talking points after the weekend's hurling semi-finals

Refereeing controversies and other talking points after the weekend's hurling semi-finals

While we had two dramatic All-Ireland semi-finals that went down to the wire, unfortunately, the standard of refereeing will come under scrutiny.

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Cancer patient vows to keep fighting to end  practice of reviewing medical cards of terminally ill patients

Cancer patient vows to keep fighting to end practice of reviewing medical cards of terminally ill patients

The man with terminal cancer who twice had his medical card revoked has said that his conversation with the HSE left "more questions than answers".

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Ulster name captain for 2019/2020 season

Ulster name captain for 2019/2020 season

The 27-year-old has represented his home province on 105 occasions.

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Diarmuid Connolly is back training with Dublin, Jim Gavin reveals

Diarmuid Connolly is back training with Dublin, Jim Gavin reveals

Dublin manager Jim Gavin has confirmed that Diarmuid Connolly is back training with the All-Ireland champions as their five-in-a-row bid intensifies.

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Here is what you will be asked in the next Census

Here is what you will be asked in the next Census

The additions to the Census were approved by the Government.

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Ireland name squad for historic Test cricket match at Lord's

Ireland name squad for historic Test cricket match at Lord's

“The historic nature of this Test match will not be lost on anyone, however, the players will not be overawed by the occasion," said Andrew White, Chair of ...

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'One of the most important projects' - GAA's fixtures review committee invite submissions from members

'One of the most important projects' - GAA's fixtures review committee invite submissions from members

The GAA has invited its members to submit suggestions to the newly established Fixture Calendar Review Task Force.

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'I will be forever indebted' - Malachy O'Rourke pays tribute to Monaghan players and supporters

'I will be forever indebted' - Malachy O'Rourke pays tribute to Monaghan players and supporters

Last week's defeat to Armagh in the qualifiers brought an end to O'Rourke's reign where he brought Ulster titles to the Farney County in 2013 and 2015.

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'I wanted him to be ashamed of what he did' - Cork man speaks out after rapist is sentenced

'I wanted him to be ashamed of what he did' - Cork man speaks out after rapist is sentenced

The Cork man who was raped as an 11-year-old has spoken out about his ordeal on the day his abuser was sentenced to seven years in jail.

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Guard who became pregnant in 1980s speaks out about 'forced adoption'

Guard who became pregnant in 1980s speaks out about 'forced adoption'

A woman who says she was forced to give up her child for adoption after becoming pregnant out of wedlock in the 1980s has spoken out about her experience for the ...

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Three changes for Roscommon as teams named for Connacht final

Three changes for Roscommon as teams named for Connacht final

Galway and Roscommon have named their started XVs for Sunday's Connacht SFC final.

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McGregor and McIlroy on Forbes list of top paid athletes

McGregor and McIlroy on Forbes list of top paid athletes

The list sees 35 NBA players, 19 from the NFL and 15 from Major League Baseball

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Jim McGuinness sacked by USL side Charlotte Independence

Jim McGuinness sacked by USL side Charlotte Independence

Charlotte play in the United Soccer League (USL) Championship where they have won just one out of 14 games so far this season - a record which has led to the Donegal ...

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Organisers criticised for lack of reserve days after three Cricket World Cup matches abandoned in five days

Organisers criticised for lack of reserve days after three Cricket World Cup matches abandoned in five days

Bangladesh's match with Sri Lanka in Bristol, due to be played yesterday was the third to be abandoned due to rain at this tournament - setting an unwanted record ...

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Belfast venue confirmed for Antrim's home qualifier against Kildare

Belfast venue confirmed for Antrim's home qualifier against Kildare

The venue has a capacity of 2,100

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Tee times and all you need to know about the Irish trio looking for US Open glory

Tee times and all you need to know about the Irish trio looking for US Open glory

In-form Rory McIlroy leads the Irish charge at Pebble Beach this week after his sensational performance saw him win the Canadian Open last week.

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Petrol prices hit six-month high

Petrol prices hit six-month high

According to the AA’s analysis, the national average cost of a litre of petrol currently sits at 146.1c, up almost 4c from an average price of 142.3c last ...

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Ireland among the most expensive countries in the world to run an electric car, research claims

Ireland among the most expensive countries in the world to run an electric car, research claims

Hungary and Estonia are the cheapest EU countries to drive an EV.

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Limerick stick with winning formula as they look to upset Cork

Limerick stick with winning formula as they look to upset Cork

Limerick manager Billy Lee has kept faith in the XV who defeated Tipperary in the first round as the Shannonsiders bid for a first Munster SFC final since 2010.

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