A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Declan McBennett, RTE’s head of sport, spoke earlier this week about the national station’s coverage of last year’s Women World Cup and his sense that the tournament had proven to be a Rubicon moment for female sport around the globe.
Fri, 06 Mar, 2020
Thu, 05 Mar, 2020
Wed, 04 Mar, 2020
Megan Connolly has been ruled out of Ireland’s Euro 2021 qualifier against Greece in Tallaght on Thursday.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2020
The disconnect between voters and those they are asked to vote for is growing all the time. And the arrogance of that political class has not helped, writes.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
“I played a football match yesterday and it was the first time I enjoyed a football match in about two years.”
Mon, 24 Feb, 2020
Although Storm Ciara forced cancellation of the open-air event, EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan lifted spirits with a rousing speech at the formal handover of the European Capital of Culture title.
Sun, 09 Feb, 2020
Amber Barrett doesn’t miss a beat when asked how realistic it really is for the Irish women’ team to think of taking a point or points off Germany in their quest to qualify for the 2021 European Championship finals.
Wed, 22 Jan, 2020
Aer Lingus has announced a direct flight from Dublin to Rhodes in time for Summer 2020.
Thu, 12 Dec, 2019
says Mario Draghi’s stewardship of the ECB was blighted by the constraints he worked under — and the same problem faces his successor.
Tue, 03 Dec, 2019
I feel, like a punch in my gut, comments like those of Verona Murphy... that ISIS supporters make up ‘a big part’ of the migrant population., writes
Wed, 27 Nov, 2019
Idle hands make for prolonged bouts of reflection but Ireland cannot afford to dwell too much on their Greek tragedy.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2019
An abiding love of football nurtured on the streets of Knocknaheeny now sees Denise O’Sullivan with the world at her feet. As Ireland take on Greece today in their continuing bid to make history by qualifying for Euro 2021, the acclaimed midfielder and self-described ‘home bird’ talksthrough the highs and lows of how a globe-trotting career took flight
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
Vera Pauw will be forced into at least three changes in personnel as Ireland hunt a third successive victory in their Euro campaign against Greece today.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2019
The Cork native recently helped North Carolina Courage to a second successive National Women’s Soccer League title in the United States and was named the club’s MVP for the second year in a row.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2019
Katie Taylor could be set to head up boxing’s first all-female professional boxing card, according to promoter Eddie Hearn.
Tue, 05 Nov, 2019
Four hundred friends packed into St Agatha's Church, Kingston in London today for the funeral service of Trizia Fiorellino, who wrote on all matters Chelsea for this newspaper.
Mon, 04 Nov, 2019
Here in Syros, a small island in the Cyclades in Greece, I was ambling homeward at night after a memorable meal of kalamari (squid) stuffed with feta cheese, when I rounded a corner and was stopped as dead in my tracks as if I’d walked into a wall, the wall being the overpowering scent of afrangipani tree growing more than 50m away in the courtyard of our guesthouse.
Sun, 27 Oct, 2019
Chances are Sean Skehan is either on the golf course or in the air while you're reading this. It's 45 years now since he essentially introduced to Ireland what we now commonly refer to as The Golf Trip.
Tue, 22 Oct, 2019
Vera Pauw says her experience of giving players some downtime with their families ahead of matches makes for a happier camp.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
Spurs’ run to last season’s final was littered with great escapes and last-ditch turnarounds but their group stage this term looked like getting off to a winning start in Athens.
Wed, 18 Sep, 2019
A book lent to me before the 80th anniversary of the start of WWII on September 1 was Dark Times, Decent Men: Stories of Irishmen in World War II. They from the North and South of Ireland and were in the British army, navy and the RAF and armies and merchant navies of the USA, Canada, Australia etc.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
A statement from his family said that he had suffered a spinal cord neck injury.
Sun, 01 Sep, 2019
In August 1969, headlines were dominated by Northern Ireland and the beginnings of what was to become known as “the Troubles”.
Mon, 26 Aug, 2019
Howth Head features in the Lonely Planet 'Epic Runs of the World' book for 2019.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Hundreds of firefighters battled three wildfires in Greece, where two villages were being evacuated as the largest blaze burned a thickly forested nature reserve on the island of Evia north of Athens.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
Benjamin Constant, the Swiss political philosopher active in the decades after the French Revolution, might have had Boris Johnson in mind when he wrote that “nearly all men are obsessed with demonstrating they are something more than they are”.
Wed, 26 Jun, 2019
As the summer presses on we can expect to be treated to top class sport every week from here on in.
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
It was a bit like the Steve Redgrave moment at the 1996 Olympics Games. Just after the great British oarsman had bagged his fourth gold medal in Athens he told the world they had his permission to “shoot him” if he ever went near a boat again.
Thu, 13 Jun, 2019
Petr Cech believes Arsenal are ready to relish the high stakes in tonight’s Europa League final against his former club Chelsea.
Wed, 29 May, 2019
The passenger jet that crashed into a river in the US last night is leased from an Irish company and visited Shannon earlier this year.
Sat, 04 May, 2019
They can’t escape now. Not even him.
Wed, 17 Apr, 2019
As Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg struggles to garner enough support to oust UK prime minister Theresa May, one of his investment firm’s wagers is also looking questionable. Somerset Capital Management, which the MP founded, massively increased its long position in Alpha Bank this year.
Thu, 22 Nov, 2018
The aunt of a Cork aid worker held on people-trafficking charges in Greece has said the family thought at first his arrest was a joke.
Fri, 31 Aug, 2018
I got a phone call from Donal recently. He had a cow that he found dead out in the field. I went out to look at her and her surroundings.
Thu, 09 Aug, 2018
The longer a narrow and ignorant elite condemns humanity to wander in the political desert, the more likely it is we will all end up in a wasteland, writes
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
World champion race-walking star Rob Heffernan has announced his retirement from international athletics.
Thu, 26 Jul, 2018
Almost €17m in taxpayers’ money is being spent every year to keep ambassadors and high-ranking officials in the lap of luxury, including €4.5m alone on lavish diplomatic residences.
Mon, 16 Jul, 2018
Back in the worst days of the recession, Irish people took solace in the knowledge that ‘there’s always someone worse off’. That ‘someone’ was Greece.
Mon, 21 May, 2018
A smuggling boat has sunk off a Greek island, killing at least 16 migrants including children.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2018
"We are going for an indefinite suspension."
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018