The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that it is appropriate that Sinn Féin Northern Minister for Finance Conor Murphy make an apology to the Quinn family for suggesting that their son Paul, believed to have been murdered by the Provisional IRA, had been involved in criminality.
Of all the challenges Shane Lowry had to overcome in Portrush last week, none was more persistent or annoying than the American journalist who insisted on pestering the Irish golfer — and the others from the island — with questions about the symbolism of an Open Championship held in Northern Ireland.
Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy has laid bare the perilous financial state of the FAI with a series of troubling revelations, the most stark of which is that they are currently in discussions with Uefa about a bailout package that would ensure they can operate for the next 12 months.
The Waterford County Board have released a statement to refute claims made by former Sports Minister Martin Cullen that he could have delivered a new stadium for them a decade ago had they been willing to leave Walsh Park.
Most of us would be thrilled to be granted the one wish — and even a genie only offers three — but Irish sport is a vast tent that covers many tribes so here are 10 stories we hope to see written in the 12 months to come.
The shocking death of 28-year-old Portuguese MMA fighter Joao Carvalho last Monday following a bout in Dublin has thrown Ireland’s lack of regulation of mixed martial arts firmly into the spotlight, writes
At half-time in tonight’s National Cup final, Irish basketball will warm itself in the glow of a glorious past, when an iconic Ballina side is introduced to the crowd 25 years on from the classic final victory over Neptune in Cork.