Colm O Rourke

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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,(...)

Dublin’s Niall Scully trips up a Tyrone player, earning himself a black card, at  Healy Park, Omagh on Saturday. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Colm O’Rourke took one look at the pictures coming through from Healy Park on Saturday evening and, probably much like the rest of us, could only thin(...)

GAA pundit Joe Brolly with Cork’s Alan Cadogan, Wexford’s Rory O’Connor, Dublin’s Paul Mannion and Kerry’s Paul Geaney, at the launch of Eir Sport’s 2020  Allianz Leagues coverage. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

“Say it ain’t so, Joe.” – Chicago youngster to Shoeless Joe Jackson. “If you’re the only one out there with a pitchfork, you’re in danger of becomin(...)

Michael Lyster presenting The Sunday Game in 1990. The broadcaster spent 35 years fronting the live programme.

When it comes to sports documentaries of recent times, Loosehorse has proved to be something of a thoroughbred, producing ‘Jayo’, ‘Blues Sisters’, ‘Mi(...)

GPA chief executive Paul Flynn says  he feels there is a general misunderstanding about the intentions of the players’ union. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Paul Flynn has offered a stiff rebuttal of criticism of the Gaelic Players Association (GPA), insisting the group isn’t driving towards professionali(...)

From left, former hurlers Nicky English, Terence ‘Sambo’ McNaughton, and Conor Hayes and former footballers Colm O’Rourke, Larry Thompkins and Denis ‘Ogie’ Moran at Croke Park yesterday where they were inducted into the GAA Museum’s Hall of Fame. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

In the wake of Dublin’s five-in-a-row success, their 29th All-Ireland win, former Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice looked to the bigger, and slightly(...)

Dublin’s Cian O’Sullivan receives a yellow card from referee David Gough at the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final phase one match against Cork on July 13th. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

David Gough walked into a storm a couple of weeks ago when his imminent appointment as the referee for Sunday’s All-Ireland final became a matter of p(...)

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