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Dublin: 19 °C Wednesday 5 August, 2020

Saturday 7 March, 2020

'The coaches just didn't have the heart to tell me to go home' - The once-unfancied Irish athlete set for the Olympics

It’s been a week to remember for track cyclist Lydia Gurley and her team-mate Lydia Boylan, following their success at the World Championships.

Thursday 5 March, 2020

The life of a League-of-Ireland-player-turned-dog-groomer

Ryan Connolly on his return to football with Finn Harps, after taking a year out.

As it happened: Ireland v Greece, Euro 2021 qualifier Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Ireland v Greece, Euro 2021 qualifier

Ireland faced Greece, as Vera Pauw’s side aimed to boost their qualification bid.

Wednesday 4 March, 2020

'We lost 2-0 and Roy had a pop off the players. I took a bit off him. But I was thinking: this is what I want'

David Meyler on being the son of an All-Ireland winner, life after football and signing for his hero.

Tuesday 3 March, 2020

Mourinho on Troy Parrott: 'We are taking very good care of him. We cannot tell you every single detail'

The Spurs confirmed the Irishman would be on the bench for their clash with Norwich.

RTÉ secure rights to Ireland's crucial Euro 2020 play-off clash

There had been doubts over whether the game would be shown on free-to-air TV.

Former team-mate's tragic passing puts injury woes into perspective for Brian Gregan

The athlete’s good friend, Craig Lynch, passed away in a car accident last year.

Monday 2 March, 2020

Player ratings: How the Ireland squad are shaping up for Slovakia

The pivotal play-off takes place in Bratislava on 26 March.

Alternative angles give a different perspective on Dundalk star's internationally renowned wonder goal Second Look This post contains videos

Alternative angles give a different perspective on Dundalk star's internationally renowned wonder goal

Jordan Flores has gained international recognition after his stunning strike on Friday.

Sunday 1 March, 2020

Ireland Sevens dumped out at quarter-finals by Australia Disappointment This post contains videos

Ireland Sevens dumped out at quarter-finals by Australia

They did manage to beat England later in the day, however.

Mourinho on Irish teen Parrott: 'He is a good kid we want to help, not only on the pitch but off it'

The 18-year-old Dubliner came off the bench in the final minutes for Tottenham’s clash with Wolves.

The melancholy of the former distance runner

In the first part of our series, Irish Olympian Ciarán Ó Lionáird discusses life after high-level sport.

Worry for Ireland amid Seamus Coleman blow

The Everton full-back went off injured during his side’s clash with Man United.

Saturday 29 February, 2020

As it happened: Watford v Liverpool, Premier League

Liverpool faced Watford, as they bid to move one step closer to a title triumph.

Ireland's Obafemi on target, Chelsea's Champions League hopes suffer setback

Shane Long and Will Smallbone were also handed starts for the Saints.

Thursday 27 February, 2020

Dundalk star hoping to boost Ireland international prospects with another stellar season

Michael Duffy is aiming to impress, as the two title favourites prepare to do battle in front of what is expected to be a record Tallaght crowd.

'After months of being told how s**t you are, you start to question yourself'

Former Ireland international Noel Hunt on the challenges of dealing with fans’ abuse.

American-born striker links up with Ireland squad after receiving international clearance

Kyra Carusa has been added to the squad for the games with Greece and Montenegro.

Wednesday 26 February, 2020

As it happened: Real Madrid v Man City, Champions League Liveblog This post contains a poll

As it happened: Real Madrid v Man City, Champions League

Real Madrid hosted Man City, in the first leg of tonight’s round-of-16 clash.

Monday 24 February, 2020

Ireland U19 international praised after man-of-the-match performance on Premier League debut

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhüttl is a big admirer of Will Smallbone.

'I think he's going to be a big, big player for us this season'

Ian Morris reserved high praise for Gary Deegan after his eye-catching performance against Dundalk on Friday.

Saturday 22 February, 2020

'We showed real determination... The game became a bit of a farce'

Vinny Perth was pleased to see Dundalk overcome Shelbourne in difficult conditions at Tolka Park.

'I don’t know how you’re even still alive' - The ex-Ireland international who lived a nightmare

Former player Caroline Thorpe on how football helped save her.

Friday 21 February, 2020

Dundalk spoil the party as top-flight football returns to Tolka

A stunning strike from Gary Deegan set up a tense finish.

'I actually work in UCD as well... So I don't have far to go for training'

New boss Andy Myler is expecting a tough season in the First Division amid a rebuilding job at the club.

Thursday 20 February, 2020

'It was said the first day I came here: We don't mind you using us as a stepping stone'

Norwegian striker Tim Nilsen on his decision to join Derry City ahead of the new season.

Tuesday 18 February, 2020

Jose Mourinho reiterates Troy Parrott 'not ready' despite Spurs' striker crisis

Heung-Min Son’s injury has left Tottenham with a lack of options up front.

Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season

Treaty United, Bohemian FC and Athlone Town AFC are all competing for the first time.

Tottenham suffer Heung-Min Son blow

The club say the 27-year-old attacker is ‘expected to be sidelined for a number of weeks’.

Monday 17 February, 2020

Man United ride their luck in Chelsea win

The Red Devils revived their Champions League hopes with a win over their top-four rivals.

Mick McCarthy singles out Shrewsbury youngster for praise

Max O’Leary has already been called up to the Ireland squad once before.

Ranking the 8 teams most likely to win the Champions League

Could Liverpool, Man City or Barcelona prevail?

'Newcastle and clubs like that are paying £30 million for an unheard-of striker. We might have unearthed one'

Derry boss Declan Devine was full of praise for striker Tim Nilsen after his debut on Friday night.

Sunday 16 February, 2020

Blow for Ireland defender Clark as Arsenal boost Champions League hopes

The centre-back went off injured during Newcastle’s 4-0 loss and could be a doubt for next month’s encounter with Slovakia.

Irish international features in Man City's 10-0 win

Tyler Toland helped Alan Mahon’s side secure a comprehensive victory.

Saturday 15 February, 2020

'We've got to put pressure on our TDs... Football is a window for changing the whole country'

Vinny Perth feels both Dundalk and the game in general could do with more political support.

Friday 14 February, 2020

Massey the unlikely hero as Dundalk leave it late to beat Derry

The full-back scored a 79th-minute winner from a corner.

Thursday 13 February, 2020

Irish trio feature as Arsenal overcome Liverpool

Katie McCabe, Louise Quinn and Niamh Fahey were all in action tonight.

James McClean emerges as doubt for Ireland's Euro 2020 play-off

The Derry native faces ‘several weeks’ on the sidelines.

'The last couple of seasons didn’t really go as well as I would’ve liked'

Robbie McCourt on disappointing stints at West Brom and Bohs, and a new start with Waterford.