Ireland’s Roisin McGettigan and Russia’s Anna Alminova compete in the heats of the women’s 1,500m at the European Athletics Indoor Championships in Turin in 2009. When Alminova was stripped of the gold medal, McGettigan received the bronze. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

She didn’t name any names, nor indeed could she, although Roisin McGettigan is pretty certain other Irish athletes have been denied a place on the med(...)

 Ireland’s Roisin McGettigan competing in the Women’s 3000m Steeplechase. Photograph:   Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Athletics Ireland have begun seeking the European Indoor bronze medal now due to Roisin McGettigan after Russia’s Anna Alminova became the latest athl(...)

David Cullen is alleged to have leased the Turk’s Head bar and Paramount Hotel  to two companies in breach of security covenants in loans advanced by Bank of Ireland, since taken over by Nama. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) is pursuing businessman David Cullen at the Commercial Court, over alleged unlawful transfers of property.(...)

Caitriona Crowe’s books of the year
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  • November 30, 2013, 06:00

MaddAddam is the last of Margaret Atwood’s magnificent trilogy which began with Oryx and Crake and continued with The Year of the Flood. She has cr(...)

The Turk’s Head, Parliament Street, Dublin, is owned by David Cullen.Photograph: Eric Luke

The wife of David Cullen, owner of the Turk’s Head Bar and Paramount Hotel in Dublin’s Temple Bar, has said the transfer of properties to her from her(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan is beaten by Marta Dominguez in the women’s 5,000 metres final at the 18th European Championships at the Olympic Stadium in Munich on August 10th, 2002.

No athlete can turn back the clock on their career. Few harbour any lingering regrets. But it must be frustrating when they(...)