Carl O Malley

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‘Carl wouldn’t have been long diagnosing our shortcomings. You could have just seen him at the afters on Saturday night, standing outside the pub pulling the good out of a fag and shaking his smiley head.’

While the eyes of the football world were on José Mourinho at lunchtime on Saturday, the legs, arses and bellies of our particular corner of it had mo(...)

Ireland supporters are holding a charity match in France to raises thousands for Irish and French good causes, including a fund set up by friends of Irish Times journalist Carl O’Malley.

Members of leading Irish supporters’ group YBIG are hoping to raise thousands of euro for Irish and French good causes, including a fund set up by fri(...)

The Irish Times sports journalist Carl O’Malley passed away this time last year, aged 36.

By rights, he’d show up at the desk tomorrow, manned with a coffee and a bit of mischief on his mind for a live blog of the Twickenham game. He’d be o(...)

Poet Seamus Heaney:  is buried in a corner of St Mary’s churchyard, under ash and sycamore trees. The Scullions lie between him, his baby brother Christopher, his mother, his father, his two aunts and his sister Anne

O death where is thy sting? Last August I was in Ballaghy, Co Derry, for an event marking the first anniversary of poet Seamus Heaney’s death. Havi(...)

Carl O’Malley at work in the Aviva Stadium, liveblogging an international soccer match

Carl O’Malley, who died suddenly aged 36 last month, was one of Ireland’s first online journalists and a key figure in the Irish Times sports depar(...)

The Irish Times five-a-side team during 2014: back row: Greg Christodoulu, Carl O’Malley, Damian Cullen, Brian Blake, Martin Doyle, Tony Owens, Dave McKechnie, Brian Morrissey, Neil Reid and Damien Bates. Front: Shay Kenny, Fran Walsh, Emmet Malone, Laurence Mackin and Malachy Clerkin.

I once kicked a former professional football player so hard he threatened to throw up on me. It’s not a praiseworthy claim to fame, but it’s the be(...)

Members of Building and Wood Workers’ International and Swiss Unia unions demonstrate outside Fifa headquarters in 2013. Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP

The International Trade Union Confederation has accused the Irish Government and others of a “conspiracy of silence” with regard to World Cup 2022 hos(...)

A guard of honour is formed by friends and colleagues at the funeral of Irish Times journalist Carl O’Malley at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Kimmage Manor, Whitehall Road, on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A large congregation of mourners gathered in Dublin on Tuesday to pay final respects to Irish Times sports journalist Carl O’Malley, who was remembere(...)

Irish Times sports journalist Carl O’Malley, who passed away suddenly on Thursday at the age of 36

To the utter shock and deep sadness of all who knew him, Irish Times sports journalist Carl O’Malley died suddenly on Thursday night. He became(...)

Republic of Ireland’s James McCarthy during last night’s friendly. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

James McCarthy has been reluctant to reveals what it is Martin O’Neill and, more pertinently, Roy Keane has been whispering in his ear all week, but o(...)