Austin Stacks’ William Kirby in action against Colm Cooper of Dr Crokes. “Your career is short enough and I’m finding it hard to walk away.” Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/inpho

Two ways of looking at this. William Kirby, who lines out for Austin Stacks in tomorrow’s Kerry county final, will be 40 next February. Or – just a se(...)

Irish Parliamentary Party  leader John Redmond.

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams has suggested that John Redmond was a “man of violence” who sent thousands of his fellow Irishmen to their deaths in t(...)

The current German government is pursuing economic policies that allowed the Nazis come to power in the 1930s, Siptu president Jack O’Connor said. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The present German government is pursuing economic policies which allowed the Nazis to come to power in the 1930s, Siptu president Jack O’Connor has s(...)

In an article published in Siptu newspaper Liberty,  Jack O’Connor said the Government needed to invest in a proper water supply while retaining it under public ownership and control.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Government could have defused widespread public anger over water charges by proposing a more far-reaching tax credit in the recent budget, Siptu p(...)

Ibec chief executive Danny McCoy:  “I’ve no doubt wage pressures are coming”. Photograph: Eric Luke

The head of employers’ group Ibec and the country’s biggest trade union have said they expect significant wage pressure to emerge next year, particula(...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy celebrates scoring a goal against Donegal in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park. “While the body’s good and I feel I can help, I’ll play.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Bill Clinton called himself the ‘Comeback Kid’ for less. Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy, who yesterday, with Kilkenny hurler Richie Power, was named one of th(...)

Former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness celebrates with his players after winning the Sam Maguire in 2012. Photograph: Inpho

The decision of Jim McGuinness to step down as Donegal football manager brings to an end a remarkable four years, not just in the county’s history (...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice celebrates with minor manager Jack O’Connor following victory over Donegal on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When Dublin County Board launched its planning document Unleashing the Blue Wave – A Strategy for Dublin GAA 2011-2017 three years ago, the vision of (...)

 Alan O’Sullivan, manager Jack O’Connor and Brian Rayel after the All-Ireland minor football final victory over Donegal at Croke park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kerry 0-17 Donegal 1-10So ends the longest drought in Kerry’s football history. They finally delivered a record 12th minor All-Ireland title here, mix(...)

Kerry’s Liam Kearney and Gary Murphy of Cork tussle for possession in this year’s Munster Championship minor football final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

MFC All-Ireland final Donegal v Kerry Croke Park, 1.15pmGAVIN CUMMISKEY It was uttered by a Donegal mother: “Tony’s motto all year was I can repeat m(...)