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Bohemians’ Keith Buckely, UCD’s Gary O’Neill, St. Patrick’s Athletic’s Ian Birmingham, Finn Harps’ Sam Verdon, Dundalk’s Brian Gartland, Cork’s Colm Horgan, Shamrock Rovers’ Sean Boyd, Waterford’s Matthew Connor, Derry’s Barry McNamee and Ronan Murray of Sligo at the 2019 Airtricity League season launch. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Bohemians Bohemians manager Keith Long will have a bit of re-building to do this season with a new and uncertain squad. But one thing that (...)

Derry City manager Declan Devine: “From the first day in the door I thought we had to get local-based players.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Declan Devine pushes the brochure across the desk in the manager’s office. Derry, city walls, tours, it said. We were in the Brandywell stadium on Thu(...)

Northern Ireland fans. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In Colum McCann’s novel TransAtlantic, in the the section on senator George Mitchell and his role in the build-up to the Belfast Agreement, Mitchell ((...)

Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill: “Irish rugby is so strong, producing players of a world level. It’s very difficult to then say ‘here’s a wee lad playing for Crusaders, watch him’.” Photograph:   Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

In a quiet corner of an Edinburgh café, Michael O’Neill has a list of names in front of him. It is a short list. It features players born in Ireland w(...)

The High Court in Dublin: The identity of the loans purchaser was not revealed in court. Photograph: iStock

Mallow Credit Union is poised to buy the loans due to defunct Charleville Credit Union following a court ruling on Friday. The High Court appointed l(...)

Institute FC soccer player Niall Grace (24). Photograph: YouTube

An Irish League soccer player is in an induced coma in hospital after being punched outside a bar in Derry in the early hours of Sunday, Derry Magistr(...)

Mark Farren in action in 2006. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Soccer star Mark Farren has been laid to rest alongside his late triplets after his battle with cancer. The 33-year-old has been remembered as one of(...)

Ed Farrell, chief executive of the ILCU, says that stimulating demand for lending is one of the credit union sector’s greatest challenges at present. Photograph: Frank Miller

Lending by Ireland’s 354 credit unions slumped to a 15-year low of €3.5 billion in the 12 months to June 2015, due to a combination of reduced deman(...)

George Eastham in action for  England in 1966. Photograph: Allsport UK /Allsport

George Eastham needed help. Eastham and his wife had moved into a new club-owned house in Newcastle but the garden was a mess, the grate on the firepl(...)

 John McGuigan in action for  Glentoran. Photograph: Inpho

One of Northern Ireland’s most highly-rated young footballers must serve 220 hours community service for having quantities of ecstasy and cocaine, a j(...)

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