Ciaran Medlar

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Linfield’s Michael Gault tackles Derry City’s Ciaran Martyn in the Setanta Cup at, Windsor Park in 2006. The last major cross-Border tournament ended in 2014.  File photograph: Oliver McVeigh/Sportsfile

The man behind the proposal to form a new 14-team All-Island Premier Division says he hopes to meet Uefa and other stakeholders over the coming months(...)

“How could newspapers remain independent of government if they were to become hooked on the methadone of State cash?” Photograph: Robert Alexander/Getty Images

Journalism matters. But so does its independence from government and other powerful forces that it is meant to hold to account. The road to hell for t(...)

Former colleagues of Liam Miller, pictured here scoring for the Republic of Ireland against Sweden in 2006, have welcome the GAA’s decision to allow his tribute match go ahead in Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Alan Betson

Holding the Liam Miller tribute match in Páirc Uí Chaoimh will show his children how well regarded he was as a sportsman, according to a close friend (...)

Liam Miller, who died from cancer at the age of 36, played for Manchester United, Glasgow Celtic and the Republic of Ireland.

The organisers of the Liam Miller Benefit Match have confirmed the GAA is to make Páirc Uí Chaoimh available for the charity fund-raiser free of charg(...)

The benefit match for former Ireland soccer international LIam Miller will now take place at the 45,000-capacity  Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The GAA’s decision to allow the Liam Miller benefit match to take place at Páirc Uí Chaoimh brings a brief but high-profile public relations nightmare(...)

Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Holding the Liam Miller tribute match   at the 45,000-capacity stadium would allow thousands more fans to attend

The Central Council of the GAA is to hold a specially-convened meeting on Saturday morning to discuss the issue of holding a tribute match for the fam(...)

Liam  Miller was capped 21 times by the Republic of Ireland. Photograph: Inpho

The GAA have agreed to consider further a proposal that the Liam Miller Tribute Match be played at the €80 million newly developed Pairc Ui Chaoimh. (...)

 Ireland’s football team:  continues to dole out nothing but heartbreak. Photograph: Reuters / Matthew Childs Livepic

The Ireland football team continues to dole out nothing but heartbreak and misery for supporters but at least we still have our accountants to keep th(...)