Mayo’s Kevin Keane is red-carded by referee David Gough for striking Donegal’s Michael Murphy. The Central Hearings Committee has lifted the Mayo man’s subsequent suspension. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA disciplinary system has been left embarrassed by a series of reverses at this week’s meeting of the Central Hearings Committee, which resulted(...)

Raymie Johnston of Fermanagh in full flight against Mayo. Photograph: Andrew Paton/INPHO

Next year will mark the 20th anniversary of Fermanagh’s B All-Ireland success under the late Pat King. The competition was organised with good intenti(...)

New Ireland International Rules manager Joe Kernan: Photograph: Inpho.

Former All-Ireland winning Armagh manager Joe Kernan outlined at yesterday’s media launch in Croke Park his plans for this year’s International Rules(...)

The phrase “behind closed doors” has always been one of the most loaded in the GAA lexicon. Ostensibly, the in-camera match arrangement allows both te(...)

Sinn Féin candidate for Newry and Armagh Mickey Brady: Says this is a “two horse race” between him and the UUP’s Danny Kennedy. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The two main nationalist contenders in Newry and Armagh have interesting back stories. The SDLP’s Justin McNulty is a former Armagh All-Ireland medall(...)

GAA Director General Paraic Duffy, selectors Darragh O’Se and Padraig Joyce, GAA President Aogan O’Fearghail and new International Rules manager Joe Kernan. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA have confirmed that former All-Ireland winning Armagh manager Joe Kernan is the new Irish international Rules manager.The Crossmaglen native h(...)

Joe Kernan won an All-Ireland football title in his first year in charge of Armagh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

If the first requirement was availability and the second was experience then Joe Kernan certainly satisfied both counts when approached to take over (...)

Pascal Donohoe (l), Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport , launching the Tourism Ireland mid-year review with Niall Gibbons CEO Tourism Ireland in Dublin in August this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Tourism Ireland chief executive Niall Gibbons was left bemused when an American radio host asked him: “I don’t want to put you on the spot here, Niall(...)

IDA chief Martin Shanahan’s interview by CNBC “Squawk Box” presenter Joe Kernan.

The New York Times has described the head of the IDA, who endured a bizarre interview on American business television channel CNBC, as an “unlikely vi(...)

 Armagh’s Aaron Kernan in action against  Tyrone’s Peter Harte (right) during the 2012 Ulser Championship quarter-final. Photograph: Russell Pritchard / Inpho / Presseye

Armagh’s Aaron Kernan has announced his retirement from inter-county football.Only turning 31 in December, Kernan has been one of the game’s best wing(...)