A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Mon, 11 May, 2020
Tue, 28 Apr, 2020
Fri, 10 Apr, 2020
Tadhg Beirne isn’t about to start fretting over Typhoon Hagibis and its progress through the Pacific.
Tue, 08 Oct, 2019
Scotland have promised to “smash” Johnny Sexton in today's Rugby World Cup pool showdown but have also put referee Wayne Barnes on notice of possible Irish illegality at ruck time.
Sat, 21 Sep, 2019
Michael Conlan is promising a career-best performance as he returns to action in Belfast this weekend.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
An “isolated” man who sexually exploited 24 girls through Skype, WhatsApp, and other online communications has been given a six-year sentence, with half of the term suspended.
Fri, 05 Jul, 2019
Cat Laughs-bound Angela Barnes reckons she got some of her humour from her dad, who ran a sex shop in the UK, writes
Thu, 23 May, 2019
A centimetre denied Mane a goal at City, while another confirmed Aguero’s goal at Burnley. Those are the margins we live by now.
Mon, 29 Apr, 2019
Hendrick’s sweet volley handed Burnley the lead against the run of play, Chelsea failing to clear a corner.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
Paddy Barnes is considering calling time on his boxing career following a shock defeat by Texan Oscar Mojica in Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theatre on Sunday.
Tue, 19 Mar, 2019
They always remember the last man standing, the man with the match ball in his hand when the final whistle sounds. Wayne Hutchinson was that man in Thurles last November when Ballygunner finally claimed that elusive second AIB Munster club SHC title.
Wed, 06 Feb, 2019
Watford failed to deliver a fitting tribute to their former chairman Graham Taylor after they were held to a goalless draw by Burnley at Vicarage Road.
Sat, 19 Jan, 2019
Chicago, November 2016 will forever be seared into the minds of Irish rugby supporters, for obvious reasons. The place and time of a first victory over New Zealand in 111 years has that effect and it was a moment to be savoured.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2018
Burnley ended their miserable start to the Premier League season in style with a thumping win over Bournemouth at Turf Moor to climb off the bottom of the table.
Sat, 22 Sep, 2018
The Government is being warned not to increase Budget spending by more than €3.5bn this year.
Wed, 06 Jun, 2018
Former Fine Gael TD Monica Barnes has died at the age of 82.
Thu, 03 May, 2018
Toulon coach Fabien Galthie is hopeful that French captain Guilhem Guirado will be fit for Saturday’s Champions Cup showdown against Munster at Thomond Park.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2018
Pep Guardiola disagrees with rival manager Jose Mourinho that the Premier League title race is as good as over.
Sat, 03 Feb, 2018
Jesse Lingard’s second-half heroics may have plastered over some of the cracks in Manchester United’s season, but Jose Mourinho was left to count the cost of a damaging six days.
Wed, 27 Dec, 2017
Leinster will have to do without in-form Ireland prop Cian Healy for the Christmas and new year interprovincial derbies after he was suspended for three weeks last night.
Thu, 21 Dec, 2017
Burnley climbed into the Champions League places as Ashley Barnes' late winner earned them a 1-0 victory over troubled Stoke.
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017
Alexis Sanchez kept his composure to defeat Burnley with a last-minute penalty, again, but an important Arsenal victory that lifted Arsene Wenger’s side into the top four also offered a painful vision of their future.
Mon, 27 Nov, 2017
Carl Frampton got back to winning ways at Belfast’s SSE Arena on Saturday night, the former unified world champion racking up a hard-fought victory over Horacio Garcia.
Mon, 20 Nov, 2017
Sean Dyche celebrated his fifth anniversary as Burnley manager with a 1-0 victory over Newcastle that moved them up to seventh.
Mon, 30 Oct, 2017
Ballygunner came out on top in this epic Munster club SHC quarter-final at Walsh Park after extra time.
Sun, 29 Oct, 2017
A 20-point blowout against the old enemy confirmed Ballygunner’s standing as the team to beat in this year’s Waterford senior hurling championship in Fraher Field on Saturday night.
Mon, 09 Oct, 2017
Tesco saw its strongest sales growth at its Irish operations in five years in the past three months despite grocery prices continuing to fall.
Tue, 26 Sep, 2017
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
Police have launched a CCTV appeal to find a mother reported missing with her two young children.
Mon, 03 Jul, 2017
Newly crowned European Elite champion Joe Ward is being targeted by pro promoters in the countdown to the World Elite Championships which begin in Hamburg, Germany, on August 25.
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
Wedding bells will chime for Paddy Barnes next month, meaning the three-time Olympian will rest until September after the final bell rang on his first professional title success last Saturday night.
Mon, 19 Jun, 2017
Paddy Barnes recorded a majority-decision points win over Silvio Olteanu at the Waterfront Hall on Saturday night as the two-time Olympic medallist claimed his first professional title in just his third paid bout.
Sun, 18 Jun, 2017
Paddy Barnes is in for a shock tonight, according to former world-title challenger Silvio Olteanu ahead of their WBO European flyweight title clash in Belfast. The pair headline a Waterfront Hall fight bill that will be broadcast live on BoxNation, with two-time Olympic medallist Barnes challenging for his first professional belt, which ensures a world ranking for the winner, in just his third paid bout.
Sat, 17 Jun, 2017
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
While many star boxers fall over each other to offer sanctimonious proclamations that the much-hyped meeting of Floyd Mayweather Jr and Conor McGregor is a nail in the sport’s coffin, three-time Olympian Paddy Barnes takes a different view.
Fri, 16 Jun, 2017
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
Paddy Barnes is keen to silence his doubters when he returns to the ring this summer at Belfast’s Waterfront Hall.
Wed, 03 May, 2017
Sunderland's 10-year stay in the Premier League was ended as Josh King's late winner for Bournemouth confirmed their relegation.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
“Hands were made for hitting people,” Mickey Duff once argued. Then again, he would have said that, wouldn’t he? asks.
Fri, 28 Apr, 2017
Hopes of reclaiming Ireland’s prominence in the boxing ring at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo are being undermined by a high performance system roundly criticised by the ‘Rio Review’, according to heavyweight Darren O’Neill.
Thu, 06 Apr, 2017
For Simon Barnes the Sacred Combe is the Luangwa Valley in Zambia. It is a place to which he returns regularly, sometimes for up to two months.
Sat, 01 Apr, 2017
The never-ending saga of France-Wales in Paris generated scenes of such absurdity that it really needed Inspector Clouseau with his white mac and magnifying glass to complete the farce to complete the farce.
Mon, 20 Mar, 2017