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Rugby tries to shake off ‘elitist’ tag in sports-mad Liberties

Rugby tries to shake off ‘elitist’ tag in sports-mad  Liberties

Rugby is basically an unforgiving, skillful and physically tough sport in which 15 players per team pass an oval-shaped ball to each other, fighting and putting their bodies on the…

St Pat’s is a fixture in Inchicore community

St Pat’s is a fixture in Inchicore community

Inchicore has had its ups and downs as a community throughout the years. A crucial part of Inchicore and its surrounding areas is the football club, St. Patricks Athletic. A…

The Liberties is up and running – in a new local club 

The Liberties is up and running – in a new local club 

Sun, rain, or stone, with the Liberties near home, there’s no need to run alone! The Liberties Running Club is the brainchild of three runners local to The Liberties, Dave…

Phibsboro boxer Thomas Carty talks November fight, Katie Taylor, and fighting in Dalymount Park

Phibsboro boxer Thomas Carty talks November fight, Katie Taylor, and fighting in Dalymount Park

Phibsboro boxer Thomas Carty said that he is going into his November 25 fight with “a bigger fire burning now than ever before.” Carty will fight on the undercard of…

Heartbreak as All Blacks end Irish Rugby World Cup hopes

Heartbreak as All Blacks end Irish Rugby World Cup hopes

It was not to be for Andy Farrell’s Ireland on Saturday night in Paris, with a marginal 28-24 loss to a strong New Zealand side.   Coming into the game…

FAI Cup semi-final preview

FAI Cup semi-final preview

Two Dublin clubs, Saint Patrick’s Athletic and Bohemians, remain in this year’s FAI Cup as they prepare for their semi-final clashes after coming through their respective quarter-finals. Bohemians travel to…

Smithfield Boxing Club welcomes group of Ukrainian boxers

Smithfield Boxing Club welcomes group of Ukrainian boxers

Smithfield Boxing Club hosted a group of Ukrainian boxers last week as part of an intercultural sporting event to give them a break from the reality of the ongoing war.…

Crowds gather in Smithfield for Red Bull rugby tournament

Crowds gather in Smithfield for Red Bull rugby tournament

On Saturday, crowds gathered in Smithfield Square to watch the Red Bull Sprint 7s rugby tournament. The competition saw eight of Ireland’s best tag rugby teams all battle it out…

Jimmy McHugh, an Oliver Bond inspiration

Jimmy McHugh, an Oliver Bond inspiration

“His work ethic and training is second to none, he always puts his body on the line.” These are the words that Oliver Bond Celtic chairman and manager, Eddie Keogh,…

TU Dublin hosts charity football match

TU Dublin hosts charity football match

TU Dublin hosted a charity football match for Women’s Aid at the TU Dublin Grangegorman sports facility, with sponsorship from Black and Irish among others. On March 28th, Capalotragz, a…

Success for TU Dublin at Colleges FAI Finals

Success for TU Dublin at Colleges FAI Finals

TU Dublin was well represented at the Colleges FAI Finals on 1 March at Athlone Town Stadium. The top TU Dublin team who can select players from any of the…

Bonus payment from Government due to economic crisis

Bonus payment from Government due to economic crisis

Due to a new round of supports agreed by the Government, all social welfare recipients will receive an extra €200 bonus payment. The support is set to total €1.25 billion.…