'If your teammates are in trouble, you are going to help them out' - Paul Geaney plays down Kerry row
Kerry and Dingle full forward Paul Geaney has said there was "no malice" in any of the players involved in last weekend's melee that marred...
Kerry and Dingle full forward Paul Geaney has said there was "no malice" in any of the players involved in last weekend's melee that marred...
Not for the first time, the debate about whether the FAI should persist with Martin O'Neill as manager or not is dominating the narrative following...
Four-time All Ireland winner Darran O'Sullivan has announced his retirement from inter-county football.
Ireland rugby captain Rory Best has stood by his decision to attend the Belfast rape trial of team-mates Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding and said he hopes his children would do the same if placed...
Ireland captain Rory Best has stood by his decision to attend the Belfast rape trial of team-mates...
Mick McCarthy has told Roy Keane to concentrate on doing his job assisting Martin O'Neill instead of making headlines of his own.
Here is a frightening stat that should send alarm bells ringing all around Abbotstown: Shane Duffy has scored as many Premier League goals already this season as any Irish player did in the whole of last term.
The FAI have held discussions on the possibility of co-hosting the 2030 World Cup.
Sean Cavanagh has revealed he is still "heavily concussed" following an incident in a Tyrone club game last week that left him with a broken nose and bruises on his face.
The Mayo LGFA have robustly defended their manager Peter Leahy after today's statement from 14 departed members of the county panel.
Martin O'Neill has admitted that Harry Arter's summer bust-up with Roy Keane may have...
Harry Arter is not expected to be included in the trimmed down Ireland squad to face Wales in the first UEFA Nations League game, Independent.ie...
Lee Keegan has said the Mayo players were left "shocked" when they heard manager Stephen Rochford had stepped down.
Tributes have been pouring in for football mad Oran Tully, who has sadly passed away at the age of 19.
Galway are hoping to claim back-to-back All Ireland titles when they take on Limerick in Croke Park on Sunday but irrespective of the result, this could...
The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) will be filing a complaint against Conor McGregor for his role in the mass brawl that marred Khabib Nurmagomedov's victory over the Irishman at the weekend.
There were disgraceful scenes in the T-Mobile Arena as a mass brawl erupted following Khabib Nurmagomedov's victory over Conor McGregor.
Two Mayo hurling clubs have claimed they have been overlooked in the distribution of funds from JP McManus' €3.2million donation to the GAA.
Rory McIlroy will partner Sergio Garcia in Saturday morning's fourballs in a mouthwatering clash against America's Brooks Koepka and Tony Finau.
Waterford manager Alan Reynolds has emerged as the top target to replace Liam Buckley as St Patrick's Athletic boss, Independent.ie understands.
The Mayo players who walked out of the ladies panel earlier in the summer have spoken for the first time about their reasons for doing so.
Paul and Gary O'Donovan are world champions after winning the gold medal in the World Championships in Bulgaria.
Eamon Dunphy has said that the "brightest of spotlights should be shone on John Delaney" following a week of turmoil in Irish football.
James McClean is out of Ireland's Nations League clash against Wales on Thursday after he suffered a wrist injury in training.
The inaugural Nations League kicks off on Thursday but all the talk has been about Roy Keane's row with Harry Arter and the latter's subsequent withdrawal from the Ireland squad.
Ireland winger Daryl Horgan has completed a permanent move from Preston to Scottish Premiership side Hibernian.
Kerry boss Eamonn Fitzmaurice has stepped down after his team failed to progress from their Super 8s group.
His coach, Derry man Anthony Moore, succinctly sums him up as "an inspiration to everybody".
Irish teenager Ryan Nolan has signed a professional contract with Italian giants Inter Milan following a successful pre-season with the Serie A side.
It was fitting that young Sean Groves was alongside Dublin's John Small at today's fantastic announcement that the logo of Aoibheann's Pink Tie (APT) will adorn the jerseys of the All Ireland champions in Croke Park in their Super 8s clash with Roscommon.
One of the organisers of the Liam Miller charity match has said reports that the GAA have agreed to stage the event in Páirc Uí Chaoimh are "completely and utterly wrong".
Kerry were just seconds away from exiting the 2018 football championship when 19-year-old David Clifford popped up and buried the ball into the back of the net.
The GAA have insisted that Páirc Uí Chaoimh will not host Liam Miller's Testimonial match in September.
Organisers of the Liam Miller charity match were refused permission to host the game at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.
A number of the Mayo Ladies senior panel have walked out of the squad ahead of Saturday's All Ireland qualifier against Cavan.
Two Leinster fans have been denied a dream trip to watch their team in the Champions Cup final in Bilbao after being forced to give up their seats on an oversold Aer Lingus flight.
Roma players have shown their support for stricken Sean Cox ahead of tomorrow night's Champions League semi final second leg against Liverpool.
"You are a great champion." And with those words, Ireland's Katie Taylor showed she too is a great champion, and person, as she handed defeated Victoria Bustos back her belt in New York.
"You are a great champion." And with those words, Ireland's Katie Taylor showed she too is a great champion and person as the Bray woman handed defeated Victoria Bustos back her belt in New York.
'Sean Cox, You'll Never Walk Alone' - That's the message that will be emblazoned around Anfield when Liverpool take on Stoke in the Premier League this morning.
Liverpool will pay tribute to Irishman Sean Cox ahead of next week's Champions League return leg against Roma in Italy.
Ireland international Cyrus Christie has been subjected to a series of vile, racist tweets once again on social media.
Grand National winning jockey Davy Russell has paid tribute to his mother, Phyllis, following his Aintree success on Tiger Roll.
Former Ulster and Ireland star Paddy Wallace has called on the province to explain why they sacked Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding.
Reading midfielder Liam Kelly has confirmed he is still open to an international career with Ireland despite refusing to join up with Martin O'Neill's squad for last month's friendly against Turkey.
The IRFU have confirmed Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding have been sacked following an internal review.
Ulster rugby sponsor Bank of Ireland has said it is 'highly concerned' and is reviewing its partnership with the province following the Belfast rape trial.
We know Diego Maradona is good with his hands on the pitch so it was only a matter of time before he was picked up by a gaelic football team.
A Laois inter county player has suffered serious head injuries in an assault in Carlow on Sunday night.
Na Fianna chairman Cormac Ó Donnchú has said his club are "extremely disappointed" in the manner in which they were told they will lose three of its pitches for up to six years.
Just a few hundred feet from Bluebell Gardens, an old working class street a mere kick of a ball away from the Brandywell Stadium, the steep ascent to his final resting place begins.
Jonathan Walters broke down in tears as he recalled hearing about the passing of his mother.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a teenage Kerry GAA player who died three days after being injured in an accident during a schools match.
Just keep going. It was a mantra that pushed former rugby star Damian Browne towards completing an epic solo voyage across the Atlantic Ocean.
Former Ulster lock Carlo Del Fava has spoken at length about why he took banned substances as a young player trying to break through in his homeland South Africa.
Paul Kimmage has criticised what he views as "hypocrisy" from the IRFU over the signing of drug cheat Gerbrandt Grobler.
Martin O'Neill will meet with FAI officials this week as the long-running saga over his as yet unsigned contract draws to a close.
One would think that coming off the bench, with his team two down, to score a hat-trick in the last ten minutes of a Tehran derby in front of 90,000 people is as exciting as it gets.
Quique Sánchez Flores has turned down an offer to manage Stoke City.
Celtic and Ireland star Jonny Hayes is facing six months on the sidelines with a fractured tibia.
The IRFU are confident of agreeing a deal with CJ Stander despite interest from cash-laden Montpellier.
Martin O'Neill's Ireland are close to agreeing a friendly away to Turkey next March.
So it's eight out of eight and a potential homecoming in Dublin for the indomitable Katie Taylor.
A top GAA referee in Fermanagh has hit out at the behaviour of "some club officials and managers" in the county over the treatment of whistle blowers.
Jockey Robbie McNamara has had the power restored in his home after criticising the ESB after he feared he would be left without electricity in freezing conditions for the weekend.
Ronan O'Gara will leave French side Racing 92 and take up a coaching role with Crusaders in New Zealand on January 1.
Ireland fans heading to Copenhagen for this Saturday's crunch World Cup play-off first leg against Denmark will be welcomed to the city with open arms and knock down beer prices.
The mother of Galway All Ireland hurling winner Davy Glennon has revealed how she had to remortgage her home to pay off his massive gambling debts.
Ryan Tubridy has accused bestselling author Dan Brown of misrepresenting Irish fans after portraying them as hooligans in his new novel 'The Origin'.
Join us for live coverage of the World Cup play-off draw as Ireland learn who they must beat to make it to Russia next summer.
Ryan Tubridy has questioned author Dan Brown's decision to portray two Irish soccer fans as hooligans in a chapter of his new book, The Origin.
It was a couple of weeks filled with permutations, prayers, what ifs and, ultimately, ecstasy as Martin O'Neill's Ireland secured a World Cup play-off spot by winning their final two group games.
Philly McMahon has always emphasised the point that he is more than just a gaelic footballer.
All the hysteria surrounding permutations and Gareth Bale's injury will account for very little should Ireland fail to put Group D minnows Moldova to the sword tonight.
Ireland's World Cup hopes received a massive, dramatic boost as Scotland hit an 88th-minute winner against Slovakia.
Martin O'Neill will be in charge of Ireland for the Euro 2020 campaign after signing a contract extension with the FAI.
Shane Long appears to be fit and ready to face Moldova and Wales in Ireland's final two World Cup qualifying matches after training fully with this team-mates today.
The trophies have been dished out, the teams of the year selected and the celebrations have ran their course following another year of GAA Championship action.
When Joe McQuillan blew the final whistle after approximately 73 seconds of vintage Dublin possession football, Philly McMahon's thoughts turned to his father as Croke Park exploded into a cacophony of noise.
The owner of a hostel on a small island off Donegal has slammed media reports a visiting football team "wreaked havoc" and "rode a goat like a horse" following a match over the weekend.
Jimmy Magee's son Mark has paid a poignant tribute to his father after the legendary sports broadcaster and journalist passed away overnight.
Popular sports presenter Jimmy Magee has died, aged 82.
This is a Mayo team that never refuses to give up and their unbreakable spirit was highlighted by Stephen Rochford as he delivered an emotional speech to fans after their All Ireland heartache.
On Monday September 24, 1951, you had to ruffle through a couple of pages of classified ads and death notices before you came to any meaty content in the Irish Independent.
Fight Like A Child. It's a fitting slogan.
A Ladies county final in Limerick has been scheduled for the bizarre time of 9am this Saturday.
John McAreavey has slammed Joe Brolly after the outspoken pundit criticised the Tyrone County Board's decision to give Mickey Harte another three years at the helm.
Conor McGregor's Las Vegas showdown with Floyd Mayweather did not set a new record for gate receipts, despite repeated claims that it would.
Martin O'Neill was surprisingly defiant in his post-match interview following Ireland's defeat to Serbia last night.
Ireland face a mammoth task to secure a top-two spot in World Cup qualifying Group D following a winless 2017.
Returning to Galway armed with the Liam MacCarthy Cup proved too much for Micheál Donoghue as he shed tears while embracing his father in a poignant moment today.
Galway's All Ireland win over Waterford was the most watched show on Irish television so far this year.
Joe Canning says he is looking forward to the madness to die down so he can have a few beers and discuss Galway's All Ireland triumph with his team-mates.
There is not much we can say about Joe Canning that hasn't been said already.
Joe Canning stood side by side the late Tony Keady's wife Margaret and daughter Shannon as David Burke delivered a passionate victory speech following Galway's All Ireland win over Waterford.
We shared a sombre joke as we ambled up the winding stairs and took our seats onto a tiered balcony overlooking the rest of the mourners.
Kildare teacher and song writer Mick Konstantin got up close and personal with the human side of Conor McGregor in Las Vegas over the weekend.
The Irish Independent's Vincent Hogan has lavished praise on Conor McGregor after the Dublin man went toe-to-toe with Floyd Mayweather for 10 rounds in Las Vegas.
Conor McGregor is going into the whiskey business but first up is the "counting phase".
A young Kildare man who penned a song about Conor McGregor was left close to tears following a heart-warming gesture by the Notorious.
Sky have won the rights to show the Conor McGregor v Floyd Mayweather fight and it will be available to viewers in Ireland at a reasonable price.
The Premier League are taking steps to stop the illegal streaming of matches in Ireland after winning a High Court action in the UK.
Former Cork City striker Sean Maguire scored a goal of exceptional quality on his debut for Preston North End tonight.
Leinster and Ireland star Garry Ringrose has been ruled out for 4-5 months as he recovers from a shoulder injury.
It was a chance missed to bury any hopes Austria had of sneaking into a play-off but Ireland's shortcomings mean that the four big guns in Group D are still in with a fighting chance of qualifying for the World Cup in Russia.
The 2017 British and Irish Lions Tour kicks off in Whangharei against the New Zealand Provincial Barbarians. Kick off is at 8.35am Irish time and you can join us right here for all the action.
James McClean will captain his country for the very first time as Martin O'Neill's experimental side take on the Mexico at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey.
Soccer players Shane Duffy and Eunan O'Kane are en route to New York with Martin O'Neill's squad today, despite being involved in a three-car crash on their way to an Ireland training camp.
Former Tipperary manager Liam Sheedy has lambasted Dublin's absent hurlers and suggested they have let their county down following the capital's Leinster Championship quarter-final hammering by Galway today.
Ireland duo Shane Duffy and Eunan O'Kane will fly to New York with Martin O'Neill's squad tomorrow despite being involved in a three-car crash on the way to Dublin today.
Sixteen-year-old Diana Mirza is Ireland's newest world champion after an all-conquering display in Romania.
Eamon Dunphy has hit back at claims he wrote off Lionel Messi on television last week and labelled those who "misrepresented" his comments "morons".
It always seems like it's the good ones that go the earliest.
Ireland's David Meyler has been ruled out for the rest of the season with medial knee ligament damage.
The Football Association of Ireland are faced with a fresh dispute as League of Ireland referees seek assurances that their match expenses are paid on time in the future.