Armagh’s decision to avoid the media appears to stem from the punishment handed down for their involvement in the pre-match  brawl which marred their Ulster quarter-final win over Cavan back in June. Photograph: Inpho

Croke Park has conceded it has no control over Armagh’s continued refusal to engage in any media appearances ahead of Saturday’s All-Ireland football(...)

Armagh players taking to the pitch but there has been little sight of them at media conferences recently as they continue to boycott press events.Photograph: ©INPHO/PRESSEYE/Matt Mackey

Armagh continues to say no to all mainstream GAA media - cancelling a scheduled appearance at a lunchtime press conference today ahead of Saturday’s A(...)

Armagh and Tyrone players confront each other en masse  early in the All-Ireland SFC   Qualifier Series Round 2B game at Healy Park in Tyrone. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

The strangely selective Armagh media ban has once again been temporarily broken, this time to allow assistant manager Peter McDonnell to claim the tea(...)

GAA President Liam O’Neill: “I don’t mind putting on record that I have never spoken to the CCC on any discipline matter since I became president. . . nor have I have commented to anybody in officialdom on the performance of referees.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

GAA president Liam O’Neill has vehemently denied the inference by Armagh football manager Paul Grimley that both he and director general Páraic Duf(...)

The brawl ahead of the Ulster SFC game between Armagh and Cavan has led to one-match suspensions for five players involved, three from Armagh and two from Cavan. Both counties have also been fined €5,000. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye

Brendan Donaghy, Kieran Toner and Andy Mallon will all miss Armagh’s Ulster SFC semi-final clash against Monaghan after the one-match bans arising out(...)

Cavan and Armagh players become involved in a brawl before the parade at the Ulster quarter-final at the Athletic Grounds. Photo: William Cherry/Presseye

In contrast to Armagh, the Cavan County Board have indicated they may accept the €5,000 fine and match bans proposed by the GAA, arising from the m(...)

The two teams clash before the game last Sunday. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho

The Armagh county board are to appeal the €5,000 fine and one match suspensions of three players, arising from the mass brawl before last Sunday’s Uls(...)

Armagh and Cavan players clash before Sunday’s Ulster SF Championship clash at the Athletic Grounds. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho/Presseye.

The GAA is awaiting video evidence in order to proceed with an investigation into the brawl in the pre-match parade before the Armagh-Cavan Ulster ch(...)

In April, ambulance crews waited an average 35 minutes to hand over patients  at  Limerick Regional. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

When an ambulance is delayed at an emergency department (ED) not only is the patients enduring additional distress, but the ambulance is denied to som(...)

Armagh and Cavan clash before the game. Photograph: Inpho

The vexed issue of flags has been at the heart of a lot of unrest in the North in recent years, but no one could have imagined it would spill on the G(...)