Ben Hannigan

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Tony Dunne: he suffered with dementia over the last 12 to 18 months of his life. Photograph: Getty Images

A prominent Dublin neurologist has criticised the reluctance of sports organisations to take more precautionary action in relation to long-term brain (...)

Ben Hannigan, third from the left in the back row here, won the 1962/3 League of Ireland title and 1963 FAI Cup with Shelbourne. Photograph: Twitter

Ben Hannigan, the former Shelbourne, Dundalk and Cork Celtic striker, has died aged 77. The Dubliner had three spells at the now Tolka Park club and w(...)

Huge crowds would regularly turn out to watch the seven-a-side tournaments at the Gloucester Diamond with residents watching from the windows. Photograph: North Inner City Folklore Project

There’s a photograph of a woman looking out of her window at a quiet Foley Street below. All around her are boarded up windows. The buildings up and d(...)