Dave Hickey

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Farmer and retired jockey Gerry O’Neill:  ‘I wasn’t there last year, but I would go most years to get the buzz, it would do you good.’ Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Retired jockey Gerry O’Neill still savours the thrill of riding Chance Coffey to victory in the Coral Cup at Cheltenham in 1995, remembering the thund(...)

Bernard Brogan celebrates a goal in the 2016 All-Ireland final against Mayo. File photograph: Inpho

“I was angry. I was pissed off,” concedes Bernard Brogan, not traits you readily associate with one of the most smooth and unruffled forwards of the m(...)

A  flotilla  sails by in  Galway city for Culture Night 2016. File photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

This week, it was announced that Galway had been named the fourth-best city in the world to visit in 2020 by Lonely Planet: an influential listing due(...)

Co-accused John Moriarty (25) of Ballyspillane, Killarney, Co Kerry was charged with three offences in relation to the theft of monies from the 74-year-old woman at Dillon’s Cross. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/ Provision

A man arrested as part of a Garda investigation into criminals posing as bogus tradesmen and scamming elderly people of cash has told a court that he (...)

‘The function of Met Éireann is to provide advice on weather conditions and forecasts. What people do with that information is up to them.’ File Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ireland’s largest retail representative body has criticised Met Éireann for issuing an “alarmist” nationwide weather warning that it claims negatively(...)