Alan English

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John Kiely addresses his Limerick panel after the All-Ireland semi-final win against Cork at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sir, I, along with most Limerick people, am absolutely delighted with Limerick’s victory over Kilkenny in Thurles on Sunday. It was an epic battle wh(...)

An independent report on the University of Limerick  (above) found  more than €1.7 million had been spent on severance packages for eight former employees between 2008 and 2015. File photograph: Press 22

University of Limerick (UL) is to lift the suspension of two whistleblowers whose allegations helped spark an independent investigation into malpracti(...)

Ryan Tubridy’s books about John F Kennedy’s visit to Ireland was accepted for the artists’ exemption. Tubridy makes €495,000 a year from RTÉ

What do Paul O’Connell, Bertie Ahern, George Hook and the Irish Seaweed Kitchen have in common? They are all artists – and they have tax exemptions to(...)

The Revenue this week set out various options that Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe might pursue in his first budget on October 10th. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Pre-budget speculation ramped up this week with the publication of papers from the Tax Strategy Group. The group of senior civil servants set out vari(...)

Tipperary  captain Brendan Maher during his time with the Adelaide Strikers in Australia whom he joined for two weeks in an episode of the ‘The Toughest Trade’

If you’re buying just one sports book for yourself or your loved ones this Christmas, it will probably be Paul O’Connell’s autobiography The Battle, w(...)

It’s 20 years since the first Season of Sundays (Sportsfile, €29.95) came out. The 2016 version is as rich and textured as the 19 that went before. This image shows kids in Galway fine-tuning their skills before a NHL encounter with Cork.

Six of the best Forever Young Oliver Kay (Quercus, €28.00) Adrian Doherty came from Strabane and for time in the early 1990s, it looked like he(...)

Paul O’Connell in action for Ireland against Scotland in the Six nations game at Murrayfield in March 2015. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Like many millions of golf fans, Paul O’Connell watched the Ryder Cup last weekend. But for him the view was slightly different. “We were down on the(...)

Even the briefest conversation with Paul O’Connell can be educational. He might, if you’re lucky, mention Bill Walsh. Perhaps the greatest NFL coach o(...)

An independent review commissioned by the Higher Education Authority  confirmed earlier this year that some staff at UL had filed irregular claims including mileage payments for trips between home and the college. File photograph: Press 22

The University of Limerick is to terminate legal proceedings for defamation against the Limerick Leader newspaper over a report claiming financial irr(...)

The University of Limerick issued High Court proceedings against the Limerick Leader after it published details of allegations of financial mismanagement.

The chief executive of the Higher Education Authority (HEA) Tom Boland is to travel to Limerick on Tuesday to meet a “whistleblower” who has made alle(...)

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