Brian Stack

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Michael Murphy of Donegal makes a run at Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Donegal 0-20 Roscommon 0-13 In the 26th minute of this game in a balmy Hyde Park, Donegal supporters saw something close to a vision of summer perfec(...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy  scores a free during the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final Super 8s game against Roscommon at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Roscommon 0-13 Donegal 0-20 In the 26th minute of this game in a sun-drenched Hyde Park, Donegal supporters saw something close to the return of the(...)

Kerry’s Micheál Burns and Johnny Heaney, Cathal Sweeney and Seán Andy Ó Ceallaigh of Galway at last Sunday’s All-Ireland Senior Championship quarter-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ominous sounds emanating from the Kingdom. When ex-Kerry footballers scribble grave warnings and “Nudie” Hughes reappears to fan Farney flames, a Clon(...)

Galway’s Damien Comer and Shane Walsh celebrate after the match at Hyde Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 0-16 Roscommon 2-6 A game of four halves, this. Galway played one half of shackled, stilted packed defence football and only found themselves (...)

DUP leader Arlene Foster has criticisedTaoiseach Leo Varadkar’s decision to open the Féile an Phobail festival in Belfast. Photograph: Eric Luke

DUP leader Arlene Foster added her voice to criticism of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s decision to open a festival in Belfast because of the links between (...)

Roscommon’s John McManus with Paddy Maguire and Ryan O Rourke of Leitrim during the Connacht semi-final at Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Roscommon 0-24 Leitrim 0-10 Roscommon enjoyed a stroll in the park in their Connacht semi-final win over a limited Leitrim side in Carrick-on-Shannon(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris said he was  could not understand why such a large number of politicians would seek to deny the electorate the opportunity to have their say in an abortion referendum. Photograph: PA

The “peculiar decision” by so many TDs to vote against holding a referendum on the Eighth Amendment has disappointed the Minister for Health. Speaki(...)

Sinn Féin Senator Máire Devine was suspended from the party for three months after she retweeted a post referring to Brian Stack, who was chief prison officer at Portlaoise Prison and was shot in Dublin in 1983.

Sinn Féin will not seek and does not expect the resignation of Senator Maire Devine despite increasing calls for her to stand down from her position f(...)

Brian Stack who was chief prison officer at Portlaoise Prison was shot in Dublin in 1983.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that Senator Máire Devine’s offensive retweet referring to the late Brian Stack is as insulting as former MP for West (...)

 Séamus Mallon, pictured in 1998 sitting behind Gerry Adams at an address in Belfast by Bill Clinton, has little affection for the Sinn Féin leader: “I just can’t be in the same room with him. There’s just something about him that I recoil from. He has his hand in too many awful events, too many.” Photograph: AP

Séamus Mallon today lives quietly in Markethill in Co Armagh perched just above the remnants of a wall that, centuries ago, was a bulwark against all (...)

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