Brendan Kealy

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 The coffin arrives at St Agatha’s Church, North William Street, Dublin  for the funeral of actor Jean Costello. Photograph: Damien Eagers/The Irish Times

The funeral of Fair City actress Jean Costello, who played Rita Doyle in the series, has heard she was “the life and soul of the party” and “would alw(...)

Kerry versus Kildare in Super 8s in August. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Late in the first half of August’s Super 8s game between Kerry and Kildare, the visiting Lilywhites reeled off 1-5 without reply and led by six points(...)

The remains of actor Jer O’Leary, being carried out of the Church of St. Agatha’s. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Actor, activist, artist, raconteur, orator, and trade unionist Jer O’Leary (73), who died in Dublin on St Stephen’s Day, had a favourite quotation: “I(...)

Kerry’s Paul Geaney tackles Michael Darragh Macauley of Dublin during Saturday’s draw in Tralee. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kerry 0-13 Dublin 0-13 They won’t be hung, this Dublin team. Kerry had them on the gallows, they had the rope in place and the stool just ready to be(...)

Dean Rock and Cillian O’Connor will play key roles in this year’s All-Ireland football final. Photographs: Inpho

On Sunday week arguably the two best free-takers in Gaelic football will take to Croke Park for the All-Ireland final. Dean Rock and Cillian O’Conno(...)