Con Murphy

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David Gorman, the Flying Fifteen class nominee from the National Yacht Club, racing with crew Chris Doorly competing in the ISA All-Ireland Sailing Championship at Lough Ree Yacht Club. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

Autumnal winds herald the season for All-Ireland Sailing Championships commencing this weekend in Schull with the junior title before moving to the ea(...)

Ireland’s Rhys McClenaghan on his way to winning gold in the Pommel Horse at the  European Championships at the SSE Hydro   in Glasgow. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/AFP

There’s been a lot of talk in recent days about Johnny-come-lately bandwagoners attaching themselves like limpets to sports they never once showed any(...)

GAA Annual Congress, Croke Park, Dublin 24/2/2018 Chairperson of the Cork County Board, Tracey Kennedy speaks to congress Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

“It’s an emotional time for anyone for who’s been in that situation when you see the poor women who have died and are dying as a result of errors - at(...)

Olympic silver medalist Annalise Mulrphy,  Minister for Sport Shane Ross TD  and Paul Keeley, director of business development with Fáilte Ireland, at the  launch of the Lasers World Masters Championship in Dun Laoghaire. Photo: Colm Mahady/Fennells

Irish Laser sailing is on the crest of a wave this week with the announcement that the World Masters Championships will sail from Dun Laoghaire in 201(...)

Annalise Murphy proved she can master all conditions as she sailed to an Olympic silver medal in Rio. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Easily Ireland’s most famous sailor after Saint Brendan the Navigator, Annalise Murphy shares a thing or two with the ancient mariner, not least a tou(...)

 John, also known as Cornelius, Murphy (66), of Church Road, Killiney, Dublin, arrives at the Dublin Circuit Criminal Court whre he was found guilty of stealing over €18,000  from a charity he founded which sent terminally ill children to see Santa.  Photograph: Collins Courts.

A travel agent who set up a charity which sent terminally ill children to Lapland has been given a suspended sentence for stealing over €18,000 from t(...)