Ewan MacKenna

Ewan MacKenna

Waiting and Wandering

Waiting and Wandering

Bray Wanderers are in limbo this weekend, but their financial difficulties are indicative of a deeper malaise across the whole League of Ireland

Sport lost in Lions money machine

Sport lost in Lions money machine

In the modern game of international rugby, the anachronistic Lions tour has had its day

Sports stars open up about mental health struggles

Sports stars open up about mental health struggles

'‘Fools,” said I. “ ‘You do not know, silence like a cancer grows. Hear my words that I might teach you, take my arms that I might reach you.’ But my words like silent raindrops fell and echoed in the wells of silence' - Paul Simon

Profile: Skibbereen Rowing Club

Profile: Skibbereen Rowing Club

Something in the water

The Lions’ mouth: Warren Gatland

The Lions’ mouth: Warren Gatland

The New Zealander is about to coach the British & Irish Lions against his home country

Ewan McKenna: Doping denial

Ewan McKenna: Doping denial

Until athletics stops pretending it doesn’t have a problem, it’s never going to kick the habit, as international athletics referee Pierce O’Callaghan has discovered

Sharapova circus returns to town

Sharapova circus returns to town

After an easy ride over doping, the €300m brand gets back in gear

Prizefighter: 'This pro boxing, it's a big bad world'

Prizefighter: 'This pro boxing, it's a big bad world'

Michael Conlan on the road from Rio to Las Vegas

Munster and Leinster right back in the game

Munster and Leinster right back in the game

Leinster and Munster have no right to be back in Champions Cup semi-finals, but this season has involved a rise from the flames

Ewan McKenna: A Pitch Battle

Ewan McKenna: A Pitch Battle

The Ireland women’s football team were granted their demands after an explosive press conference, but many in the FAI wonder how it got to that stage

Wales’s play on Friday night left a bad taste in the mouth

Wales’s play on Friday night left a bad taste in the mouth

We were left ashen-faced by Seamus Coleman's injury as Ireland took another step towards Russia 2018

Ewan MacKenna: The GAA is in the middle of a dramatic shift

Ewan MacKenna: The GAA is in the middle of a dramatic shift

But what direction is it headed?

Profile Michael Conlan: Rolling with the punches

Profile Michael Conlan: Rolling with the punches

The fighter, the champion, the genius -- now it's time for the hard bit

‘Sometimes we just can’t win’

‘Sometimes we just can’t win’

RTÉ head of sport Ryle Nugent has been criticised for rugby-centric scheduling - but he says the station has got it right when it comes to balancing public and commercial obligations

Ewan McKenna: Rio the biggest loser from 2016 Games

Ewan McKenna: Rio the biggest loser from 2016 Games

Six months after the Olympic Games took place in Rio de Janeiro, the dilapidated stadiums are a reflection of the IOC’s empty promises to that impoverished city