Brian Hanley

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Galway players celebrate their victory over Kilkenny in the Electric Ireland All-Ireland Minor Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Moments after sniping 2-8 for Galway, a microphone was put in front of Seán McDonagh. The man-of-the-match was reminded by the interviewer that he als(...)

 Wexford’s Dylan Whelan attempts to block Paddy Cummins of Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway 0-20 Wexford 0-11 Making history is rarely easy and while Galway are now within touching distance of an Electric Ireland All-Ireland MHC three(...)

The London Irish Centre in Camden, established in 1954, helps to tackle isolation. Photograph:  Daniel Keane

In 1957, aged 23, Thomas Mulligan left his home in Lucan, Co Dublin, for England, to find work and a better life. By the end of the decade, he had bec(...)

Ticketsolve: Some 80 per cent of ticket bookers to arts events are women

Women book 80 per cent of the tickets to arts events, tend to act as “social catalysts” and are more likely than men to make purchases more than three(...)

Mountjoy Prison: All transfers  to Ireland of Irish people in prison abroad have been on hold since 2016. Photograph: Eric Luke

New legislation will be required to overcome a legal issue which is preventing nearly 30 Irish people in prison abroad from serving their sentences he(...)

Paul Fadden:  80 per cent of all ticket inventory will be purchased through mobile devices

Celebrating 10 years in business, Dublin-based Ticketsolve provides theatres and venues with a ticketing platform. It serves high profile clients like(...)

 An event marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Historians involved in advising the decade of centenaries “point blank” refused a Government request to use the Northern Ireland peace process as a fr(...)

Terry O’Sullivan, president of the Labourers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA), speaks during a news conference with  Earl Blumenauer, a Democrat from Oregon  (l), in Washington, DC, US. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

There were moments when it felt like Irish-American trade union leader Terry O’Sullivan might not just commemorate the role of US organised labour in (...)

Brian Hanley, co-ordinator with the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas, and Bishop John Kirby , ICPO chaiman,  in  Maynooth, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The man stood in the arrivals hall in Dublin Airport, feeling euphoric, but also lost, one of an increasing number of Irish people who are deported ba(...)

Wormwood Scrubs: There are 950-1,000 Irish prisoners in various British jails, mostly in England. Photograph:  Rebecca Naden/PA

On January 25th, 1985, an ad appeared on the classifieds page of this newspaper seeking a coordinator for am organisation called the Irish Commission (...)

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