Ireland

The operators of the British and Irish Lions international rugby union team are in talks over the creation of a women’s side.

Adare Manor golf course in County Limerick, Ireland, has been confirmed as the host venue of the 2026 Ryder Cup

John Delaney's long tenure as the chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland has ended

The Dublin-based Football Association of Ireland and Belfast-based Irish Football Association have launched a bid to host the Uefa Under-21 European Championships in 2023

The UK government has said it would offer its full support to a joint bid from the UK and Ireland to host the 2030 World Cup

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) has confirmed it will join the FAs of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in exploring a potential bid to host the 2030 World Cup, continuing the current t…

The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) is reportedly open to talks with the FAs of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales over joining the home nations’ bid for the 2030 Fifa World Cup.

Ladies tournament golf will return to Ireland for the first time since 2012 with the announcement that a new Ladies European Tour (LET) event will be staged alongside the established men’s NI Open next y…

Multi-active sports tour operator, Sports Tours International, has acquired Sports Travel International, an Irish sports travel company.

The Ironman triathlon series has moved to strengthen its position in the UK and Ireland with the acquisition of the mass participation division of Titan Experience, an Irish mass participation, sponsorship and event management company.

JP McManus, owner of the recently redeveloped Adare Manor golf course in Limerick, Ireland, has confirmed that the venue will bid to host the 2026 Ryder Cup.

John Feehan has stepped down from his position as chief executive of the Six Nations rugby union tournament and the British and Irish Lions team.

The Ultimate Fighting Championship mixed martial arts promotion is to expand its UFC Gym brand into Europe after announcing a 10-year partnership with TD Lifestyle to open over 100 locations across the UK and Ireland.

Cricket Ireland has announced plans to develop a new national stadium as it prepares to cater for the demands of becoming a Test-playing nation.

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) was able to distribute a record amount of income to counties and clubs in 2017 after revenue rose to €65.6m ($81.7m), while the organisation has moved to address concerns over its playing surfaces by acquiring a farm to grow its own pitches.

Rugby League Ireland chairman Richard Egan has said that the Rugby League International Federation (RLIF) is planning to launch a Six Nations tournament next year as part of an effort to enhance the presence of Northern Hemisphere countries on the sport’s global stage.

South Africa’s Sports Minister, Thulas Nxesi, has hit back at criticism of World Rugby’s decision to recommend the country as host of the 2023 World Cup stating the “latter day prophets and naysayers” will be proven wrong.

World Rugby today (Thursday) announced details of an increased investment into Fiji, Tonga and Samoa in co-operation with Pacific Rugby Players, the body representing players in the region, while the sport’s global governing body has again defended its under-fire bidding process for the 2023 World Cup.

The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has ramped up the pressure on World Rugby following last week’s decision to recommend South Africa as host of the 2023 World Cup by issuing a formal complaint over the process to the sport’s global governing body.

France and Ireland have vowed to fight on in their efforts to land the 2023 Rugby World Cup after seeing South Africa’s bid backed by the sport’s world governing body.

World Rugby is considering launching a new franchise-based rugby sevens competition, according to The Telegraph.

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has today (Tuesday) announced the termination of its commercial partnership with ticketing agent THG in the wake of the scandal surrounding the 2016 summer Olympic Games.

Daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings has continued its expansion drive by launching in Ireland and Austria.

The Barbarians invitational rugby union team has today (Tuesday) announced that it will launch its first women’s side, which will make its competitive debut next month.