Danny Kelly

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John McKnight (centre)  for Armagh in the 1953 All-Ireland senior football final against Kerry in Croke Park

John McKnight, who has died at the age of 84, was a distinguished solicitor who acted for the GAA for many years and was also a celebrated Armagh foot(...)

Prior to the economic crash, public service staff were entitled to six months’ sick leave on full pay, followed by six months on half pay. In 2014 that was reduced to three months on full pay followed by three months on half pay. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Civil servants are seeking for the Government to reverse curbs on sick leave entitlements which were introduced several years ago. Delegates at the a(...)

‘Awakening’ on the main stage of the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre. Photograph: Conor McCabe

RTÉ’s Centenary programme has been met with general acclaim following last night’s broadcast. The hour-and-a-half long show filmed live from the Bórd(...)

West Cork drowning tragedy victim Barry Davis Ryan

West Cork drowning tragedy victim Barry Davis Ryan proved the depth of his love for his girlfriend Niamh O’Connor by heroically trying to rescue her(...)

Michael Phelps: “I understand that’s going to take a lot of time for me to be able to prove to whoever I need to prove to that I am different, that I have changed. This week will be the first week that I can start that.”

As his life unraveled, the athlete rued that all he knew how to do was swim. “So I was just this little hole where a man should be,” he said.The speak(...)

Want a stem cell to help build bone? Giving it a few “nanokicks” might help, according to research led by the University of Glasgow. The (...)