Barry Egan

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GAA President Liam O’Neill with Home to Hurl players Kevin Maher, on his arrival home from Melbourne, and fellow members of the Gornahoe Glengoole hurling team in Tipperary who have also arrived home  for the charity match. Photograph: Alan Betson

Meet a GAA player who flies 10,000 miles across the world for a single game and you meet a spirit of determination. It is the lure of a winter’s match(...)

Tops for Tweets: Des Cahill. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

RTÉ broadcaster Des Cahill, aka @sportsdes, is the most influential journalist on Twitter, according to the #murraytweetindex, a new ranking by pub(...)

Baz Ashmawy and his his mother, Nancy, star in Sky 1’s new show ‘50 Ways to Kill Your Mammy’

Sky 1 has found a new Irish star to follow in the footsteps of Martin Moone, and she is 71-year-old Nancy Ashmawy. The channel’s new factual entertain(...)

Heathers: Came up through the DIY punk scene of teenagers so disaffected they actually did something useful with their timeis. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

At the time of writing, #neverdidcokewithnigella was trending on Twitter in Ireland. If you don’t read the Sunday Independent, you won’t know what tha(...)