Colm O Rourke

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Dublin’s Sinéad Aherne and Carla Rowe celebrate after winning the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies’ Senior Football Championship final at  Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Máire O’Shaughnessy’s thank-you list was so lengthy during her victory speech after Meath beat Westmeath in Sunday’s All-Ireland Intermediate final, h(...)

Dublin celebrate after the victory over Mayo in the All-Ireland Final at Croke Park. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

Ah God Mayo, how much more can ye take? Hearts smithereened all over again, still searching for a vaccine for, well, the Dubdemic. RTÉ had started th(...)

Brendan Gleeson speaking at the GAA Bloody Sunday Commemoration at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Ah here, as Joanne Cantwell put it, “what a weekend”, among the highlights Tipperary winning the Munster football title for the first time in 85 years(...)

 Dr Ronan Glynn, right, gave  Nphet members a  dressing down this week over the amount of times ‘Nphet sources’ are quoted in the media. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Spare a thought for the poor members of Nphet, many plucked from the groves of Academe or harvested from the higher echelons of the HSE and Civil Serv(...)

One Ballyfermot resident said the activity is ‘terrifying for pets and older people’.

Fireworks, being let off on a nightly basis and fired at people and homes, have become a “massive problem” across Dublin, residents and elected repres(...)

Ireland vs Australia in 2006. Graham Geraghty of Ireland is driven to the ground by Danyle Pearce of Australia, a tackle which led to the Meath man being carried off. File photograph: Inpho

In the RTÉ studio during half-time Colm O’Rourke, who had managed Ireland to back-to-back series wins in 1998-99 said in aghast tones that he had just(...)

Former Meath manager Seán Boylan is the focus of a documentary to be shown on RTÉ One on Thursday night. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone. ‘Seán’ Alan Bradley’s compelling documentary on the life and times of Seán Boylan is an elegy for an er(...)

Seán Boylan and Trevor Giles celebrate Meath’s Leinster victory in 2001. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

“A Cavan man with no success whatsoever in Gaelic football,” Alan Bradley tells me, as if perfectly on cue. Because there is no scarcity of contradic(...)

Department fo Education sources say option of awarding grades to students in the absence of exams will be discussedPhotograph: Eric Luke

Teachers’ unions have voiced concerns with Department of Education officials about the health implications for members if the Leaving Cert goes ahead (...)

What exercised most of the callers to Liveline last Thursday was, of course, the filthy fornication that has featured so prominently in Normal People,(...)

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