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The GAA needs to remember its humanity

The GAA needs to remember its humanity

With Carlow shocking Kildare and Wicklow being roasted by Dublin, the results hid a missed opportunity for the GAA, according to Emmet Ryan

Ronan, Kavanagh 'not investing in Bray Wanderers'

Ronan, Kavanagh 'not investing in Bray Wanderers'

The club, chaired by its main investor, Gerry Mulvey, said in budget documents prepared for its licence application that Mulvey, Kavanagh and Ronan would invest a combined €750,000 into Milway Dawn, the company that owns most of the club

Profile of Roman Abramovich: A stamp of disapproval

Profile of Roman Abramovich: A stamp of disapproval

The proxy war raging between Moscow and the West has put Russia’s most well-known oligarch and famously media-shy Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich firmly in the international headlines

Upping the Ante: Alpha Centauri could spring a surprise at the Curragh

Upping the Ante: Alpha Centauri could spring a surprise at the Curragh

At a generous 33/1, the physically formidable three-year-old is well worth a punt today

Entrepreneur Experience: O’Donovan brothers will stop at nothing to reach the pinnacle

Entrepreneur Experience: O’Donovan brothers will stop at nothing to reach the pinnacle

The champion Cork rowers are so much more than the good-natured entertainers we watched at the 2016 Olympics – they possess all the key ingredients for success in business and sport

The unlikely lads

The unlikely lads

The Vegas Golden Knights were meant to be awful, they were meant to have to wait many years for relevancy. Now they get a shot at one of the greatest prizes in sport. Emmet Ryan on an unlikely and inspiring story

Profile Jürgen Klopp: The romance of the Klopp

Profile Jürgen Klopp: The romance of the Klopp

Hugh O'Connell profiles the Liverpool manager ahead of his Champions League final against Spanish giants Real Madrid this Saturday.

Upping the Ante: A tale of two governments on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean

Upping the Ante: A tale of two governments on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean

As the US finally opens itself up to gambling, Britain’s outlook is much gloomier

Man of the century

Man of the century

Kevin O’Brien last week made history by scoring 118 runs on Ireland’s test cricket debut against Pakistan, a gruelling five-day battle that showcased the national team’s fighting spirit

Upping the Ante: More money for the GAA means more great hurling for us

Upping the Ante: More money for the GAA means more great hurling for us

Those who complain about the GAA’s pursuit of revenue streams should see what the sport means to players born and living abroad

Leinster need that first step to be certain of the road back

Leinster need that first step to be certain of the road back

The post Joe Schmidt era has been a rebuilding process for Leinster. Now it’s a mad dash over to show it has borne fruit. The Champions Cup final is the end of the beginning

The gentle giant

The gentle giant

Pat Burke has played with the greats of US pro basketball, but even more impressive than his career is what he has gleaned from his experience

Profile of Leinster Rugby: Tangled up in blue

Profile of Leinster Rugby: Tangled up in blue

It is Leinster's success, and the political weight that comes with it, that has put them in an increasingly visible conflict with their paymasters in the IRFU

Upping the Ante: Leitrim’s laggards can take heart from irrepressible Iceland

Upping the Ante: Leitrim’s laggards can take heart from irrepressible Iceland

The doughty Scandinavians have proved that even the smallest teams can thrive in big tournaments: minnows like Leitrim must follow their example

Mondello: 50 years setting hearts racing

Mondello: 50 years setting hearts racing

A week ahead of Mondello Park’s 50th anniversary, John Reynolds speaks to its owner, property tycoon and former racing driver Martin Birrane, about the legendary track’s future