The family of Irish-born Margaret Keene want the words “In ár gcroíthe go deo” on the stone above her grave at St Giles burial ground at Exhall, Coventry. Photograph: iStock

The Church of England has ruled that an Irish-language inscription on a Coventry gravestone must have a translation with it to ensure the phrase is no(...)

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy. ‘We don’t think we have a huge doping culture in Ireland, but we always have to be vigilant, and we will continue to be vigilant.’ Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Irish sport does not have “a huge doping culture” according to Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy. Of 1,303 anti-doping tests carried out in (...)

November’s International Rules series has been called off - the last one was held in Australia in 2017 . Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

This year’s planned resumption of the international rules series in November will now not go ahead. The news was expected given that both the GAA and (...)

In the days of ‘Breaking Ball’, the GAA television programme in which I had an involvement, one of the most popular elements was a strand called ‘Heav(...)

  Niall Murphy, one of Northern Ireland’s most well-known solicitors, who is in a critical condition in hospital with coronavirus, his law firm has said.   Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

One of Northern Ireland’s most well-known solicitors is in a critical condition in hospital with coronavirus, his law firm has said. Niall Murphy, 43(...)

‘It is essential that people do not turn up without an appointment to this designated testing centre,’ the HSE said

Croke Park is to be used as a temporary testing centre for coronavirus in north Dublin from Tuesday, the Health Service Executive has said. The HSE h(...)

A healthcare worker at  Shamrock Rovers’ Tallaght Stadium in Dublin which is being used as a testing centre for Covid-19 (Coronavirus). Photograph: Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned of an “exponential increase” in cases of coronavirus as the confirmed number in the Republic reached 223, and in the(...)

 Richard Staveley holding a photo of his grand aunt Jane Boyle, who was shot dead in Croke Park on Bloody Sunday 1920. Photograph: Alan Betson

This Thursday in Glasnevin, an important legacy issue for the GAA will literally be laid to rest. On what will be the 99th anniversary of Bloody Sunda(...)

Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh will be the guest speaker at a GAA seminar on health and wellbeing for older people  in the Longford Arms Hotel in Longford on March 11th. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Active involvement with family, friends and the wider community, through volunteerism and participation, and building exercise into one’s routine, are(...)

Hurling: GAA welcomes ‘prestigious’ listing by Unesco

The sports of hurling and camogie have been granted special cultural status by the United Nations, along with Jamaican reggae and Chidaoba, a form of (...)

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