We don’t expect much from the Ireland soccer team but a bit of hope never hurts: Stephen Kenny took over three years ago this week and now, with the foundations ...
The Ireland rugby team were greeted by fans as they left the Shelbourne Hotel in Dublin today. People gathered to congratulate the team on their Six Nations ... Show more
Ireland under-20s defeat England to secure back-to-back Grand Slams : The win capped a St Patrick’s weekend to remember for Irish Rugby.
It took a working-class lad from Wigan to make me like rugby: Perhaps we should contemplate the terrifying idea that Andy Farrell has achieved what he has for ...
Taoiseach hails Grand Slam win with celebrations in Washington: Celebrating the win in Washington DC, Leo Varadkar congratulated the team on their bonus point ...
When we were kings: two great upsets in schools rugby never to be repeated: The first and last non-fee paying school to win the Leinster Senior Cup ...
David McWilliams: Irish people are rich and poor at the same time : In economic language, Ireland appears to be stuck in a permanent state of fragile equilibrium
Ireland women’s rugby team switch to dark shorts amid period anxieties: The Ireland women's rugby team has made a permanent switch from white to navy shorts in ...
Ireland AM's Alan Hughes' 'spanking' mishap leaves Tommy Bowe in stitches
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'No doubt' Biden is backing Ireland in bid for Grand Slam glory: Joe Biden's distant relative, Irish Rugby legend Rob Kearney was in attendance at the ...
Mick Lynch: ‘You knew you were Irish, but most of the people you knew were too’: The charismatic head of Britain’s RMT railworkers union on his Irish background ...
Richard Hogan: Our world-class rugby team gives us all a sense of pride and confidence
Scotland v Ireland: Johnny Sexton ready to take on ‘best Scottish team I’ve ever played’
Ireland superbly seal grand slam against England amid red card controversy: Ireland 29-16 England: Freddie Steward’s controversial red card helped change the ...
‘Shambles, shambles, shambles’: Ben Stokes and others react to controversial Six Nations red card
Scotland v Ireland: Live updates from crucial Six Nations match at Murrayfield: Follow all the action as Andy Farrell’s men look to move one step closer to the ...
Soccer and Society in Dublin: A rich and comprehensive read: Conor Curran’s engaging book is a welcome addition to a growing body of research into the role of ...
Scotland v Ireland: Johnny Sexton calls on Ireland to embrace the looming challenge
Andy Farrell's Ireland find the perfect emotional pitch: Mack Hansen, the Australian back with Irish roots, described a “strong and powerful” evening that ...
‘I am having significant trouble with it’ – Tony Buckley becomes fourth ex-rugby player to sue IRFU over concussion
Rory O’Neill makes history as first man to dance with male partner on DWTS: Irish gay icon Rory O’Neill made history on RTE’s Dancing With The ...
Ireland scrum-half Kathryn Dane recovering from a brain haemorrhage: 26-year-old Dane suffered the brain haemorrhage while at an Ireland training session three ...
Sexton: 'I don't think I've ever been as nervous before a game'
If partition is to end, Amhrán na bhFiann must be first in the firing line: Seven out of 10 Irish voters would refuse to give up Amhrán na bhFiann for the sake ...
Wales v Ireland: Ill-discipline takes shine off dominant Irish display: Ireland impressed in many respects while getting their Six Nations off to a winning start ...
Irish Independent 2022 Awards: David Clifford named Sportstar of the Year while Vera Pauw scoops Manager gong
Who is Wales v Ireland referee Karl Dickson, man at heart of Owen Farrell row: The former Harlequins star has found himself at the centre of attention in recent ...
Is national identity becoming commodified in international sport?: To a certain degree, national identity has been commodified. It is no longer strictly about ...
This will be a new England: free, energetic, and willing to take risks: SIX NATIONS SPECIAL
London Irish battle to win that leaves Bristol rock bottom: Benhard Janse van Rensburg and Ben White scored tries in London Irish’s 23-7 win over Bristol that ...
The Mack Hansen story: ‘My parents moved to Australia 50 years ago but they always told Mack he’d play for Ireland’
Harry McNulty: I cried when we qualified for the World Series: The Irish Men’s Sevens player says going for a hike or going out into nature helps to cheer him up ...
Mick Clifford's A to Z of 2022: From war to Wagatha Christie, what a year it's been
Ireland find a way to win in scrappy clash with Wallabies: Ross Byrne kicks penalty to win it for Ireland
Ronan O'Gara: Pressure is an unwelcome imposter we have all struggled with: A second successive Champions Cup defeat can turn January sour ...
‘I spent maybe five or six months [in hospital] and I was in a coma for a bit’ : Founder of high-end training equipment counts Arsenal, Brighton and Irish Rugby ...
The Ireland rugby team won't be playing any games at Páirc Uí Chaoimh: 'The Ireland team must play in the Aviva and all of our various contracts would ...
Johnny Sexton and Josh van der Flier nominated for world player of the year: Ireland pair Johnny Sexton and Josh van der Flier have been nominated for the World ...
Ireland labour to uninspiring win over 14-man Fiji: Ireland extended their winning streak at home to 11 games with a 35-17 victory over 14-man Fiji but there ...
Donal Lenihan: Locked in a lifelong friendship with Jerry Holland. Rest easy, dear friend.
The old ‘give it a lash’ mentality in Irish sport is dead: When you look around the varied landscape of Irish sport now what you see are athletes who are not ...
Tadhg Furlong to captain Ireland against Fiji: Tighthead picked up ankle injury in victory over Springboks but has been passed fit to lead Ireland out
Culture That Made Me: Donncha O’Callaghan on classic telly and My Therapist Ghosted Me
Gerry Thornley: Irish rugby should live in the present, not the future: Focus on 2023 World Cup diminishes arguably the greatest achievement in the history of ...
IRFU exclusion of trans women players ‘may be in breach of equality law’: The rugby body’s move to ban trans women taking part in the sport is ‘entirely ...
Three former Irish rugby stars internationals David Corkery, Declan Fitzpatrick and Ben Marshall sue IRFU over alleged concussion injuries
Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: Ronan is a Republican? He’s got the names of the 1915 crew tattooed on his orm
Sport pays tribute to Queen Elizabeth II: Sport and sportspeople lead tributes to the Queen following her death at the age of 96.
'Rude' sportsman explains why his hands were in his pockets when he met Queen: Ronan O'Gara joined his Irish teammates in meeting Queen Elizabeth II back in ...
IRFU ban on transgender women sets ‘dangerous precedent’, say opponents
IRFU confirms transgender women will be banned from female contact rugby competitions for upcoming season
We’re not freaks – Transgender activists protest against ‘disgraceful’ rugby ban: Emily Hamilton, founding co-chair of LGBTQ+ rugby supporters association ‘Quins ...
Live rugby - Japan vs Ireland: Nathan Johns guides you through all the action as Ireland take on Japan in Shizuoka
Andy Farrell ends speculation about his future by signing new IRFU deal to 2025: Andy Farrell has ended speculation around his future by signing a new contract ...
Former players to take legal proceedings against IRFU: An undisclosed number of former rugby players are taking a case against the IRFU in relation to serious ...
Major sports organisations struggling to comply with Government gender balance rules
An undisclosed number of former rugby players are taking a case against the IRFU in relation to serious brain injuries sustained during their playing ... Show more
Ireland beat All Blacks to win series: How the world media reacted to series victory
All Blacks v Ireland: Irish star Bundee Aki plucks fan's fried chicken after historic series win
'O'Mahony redefines what it means to be a warrior': Peter Jackson's match ratings
Johnny Sexton - ‘We’ve created a little bit of history’: Irish rugby team captain Johnny Sexton and coach Andy Farrell spoke to the press after historically ...
Fergus Finlay: Little bit of heaven in West Cork as Irish rugby flows and Boris goes
Irish players to take proceedings against the IRFU over brain injuries : Irish players claiming brain injury due to playing rugby take legal case against IRFU
Sensational Ireland seal series win in New Zealand: Ireland hold off a ferocious All Blacks fightback to claim a sensational, unprecedented 2-1 series win in New ...
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New Zealand v Ireland LIVE rugby: Latest score and updates from deciding Test: Follow live updates as Ireland face New Zealand in a titanic series decider
Talking points ahead of Ireland’s second Test against New Zealand: Andy Farrell’s side fell behind in the three-match series after suffering a resounding 42-19 ...
Ireland’s Andrew Porter avoids further punishment for Brodie Retallick incident: The 26-year-old’s challenge left Brodie Retallick with a fractured cheekbone
Ireland selection of Sexton deemed a ‘failing’ of concussion protocols: Progressive Rugby, the lobby group for improved treatment of brain injuries in the sport ...
Sexton fails HIA and Ireland punished heavily in sobering Eden Park defeat: All Blacks gain revenge for autumn defeat in Dublin with a six tries to three win
‘Let’s keep getting better’: Johnny Sexton urges Ireland to kick on after toppling All Blacks
Clinical New Zealand ease past Ireland at Eden Park: Keith Earls scored his 35th international try inside six minutes as Andy Farrell's side flew out of the ...
Winger Mack Hansen happy for Ireland to be written off against New Zealand: The All Blacks are strong favourites to clinch an early series victory.
Cork’s Mixed Ability Rugby World Cup ‘a major coup for Ireland’: The major event kicks off this week in Musgrave Park.
Ireland secure first-ever win over All Blacks in New Zealand thanks to Andrew Porter try double
What time is New Zealand vs Ireland today?: Everything you need to know ahead of the first Test in Auckland
Talking points: Sobering start to tour as injuries mount for Ireland: The interval stats laid out a timely warning of what will happen over the next few weeks if ...
World Rugby defends head-injury protocols in wake of Johnny Sexton’s selection: Progressive Rugby has claimed the HIA checks are ‘being exposed’
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