Imants Mickans (29), a Latvian national who had been living at St Brendan’s Park, Tralee, and now lives at Tudor Court, Tipperary town,  hailed a taxi on  November 1st, 2009 at Oak Park, Tralee.  He did not pay for the taxi and knew he would not be able to pay for it when he hailed the driver, Tralee District Court was told. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man who dodged a €19.65 taxi fare will end up paying almost €620 to keep his record clean.Imants Mickans (29), a Latvian national who had been livin(...)

Ian Ryan will return to play some part for Limerick this weekend according to their manager. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

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John Galvin: “I have no regrets, I had a very long career. I went from 1999 to 2010 virtually injury free.”

Retired Limerick midfielder John Galvin has admitted that continuing his career to become the longest serving player in championship football didn’t (...)

Longford manager Jack Sheedy with Paul Barden, who made his debut in 1999. Photograph: John McIlwaine/Presseye/Inpho

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The Nire’s Conor Gleeson fields the ball with John Galvin of Cratloe attempting tyo block. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

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Glen Rovers’ Patrick Horgan: will take some watching by Sarsfields in the Cork county final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.  Photograph: Inpho.

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Silicon Valley 50: at the  event this week were (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett; ITLG chairman Craig Barrett; Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award; and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World Silicon Valley 50:  (from left) president of ITLG John Hartnett, ITLG chairman Craig Barrett, Rob Leslie of Sedicii Innovations, receiving the ITLG/Irish Times Innovation Award, and John Stanton, president of Silicon Valley Global Partners. Photograph: Chris Ryan, Views of the World

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Antrim’s Niall McKeever and Michael McCann challenge for a high ball with   John Galvin of Limerick during the All-Ireland football qualifier at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Limerick 3-11 Antrim 0-15Antrim manager Liam Bradley was furious after his side crashed out of the All-Ireland qualifiers in Limerick on Saturday.The (...)

 John Galvin: the veteran is still key to Limerick’s cause. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

More ridiculous, unnecessary messing with team selection leaves us in the dark regarding Liam “Baker” Bradley’s Antrim line-up. Buying a programme is (...)

In-form Paul Conroy will start at full forward for Galway against Laois. Photo:  James Crombie/Inpho  In-form Paul Conroy will start at full forward for Galway against Laois. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

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