Dave O Leary

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Shanna Lee Curtis (6), Harlow Wheelan (8) and Layla Byrne (5) enjoy themselves during the Playful Street event held on Sherrif Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

On a Wednesday in September, Sheriff Street is closed to traffic and festooned with colourful bunting. There are hopscotch squares chalked on the grou(...)

Willie Duggan: a talisman for club, province and country. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

William Patrick Duggan Born: March 12th, 1950 Died: August 28th, 2017 Willie Duggan, who has died aged 67, was an outstanding rugby player, among the(...)

The statistics come from the Premier League, but the preferences and prejudices – based on an unquantifiable mix of sheer skill, longevity and success(...)

The crew of the LÉ Samuel Beckett, as featured in The Crossing

Faced with an eerie image that becomes dreadfully familiar during RTÉ’s uncommonly powerful documentary on Ireland’s humanitarian response to the migr(...)

In 1995, Rody  Keighery built one of the largest purpose-built auction rooms in the country.

Rody Keighery is an antiques auctioneer in Waterford.His family business, RJ Keighery Auctioneers, holds regular auctions of art, antiques and collec(...)

Paul McGrath celebrates his goal with Liam Brady, Mark Lawrenson and Ray Houghton during the European Championship qualifier at Lansdowne Road on October 14th 1987. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

In the era of the “what if...” novel, it may be only a matter of time before somebody revisits Jack Charlton’s time as Republic of Ireland manager an(...)

Pepe and Thomas Muller: not strictly a head-butt but not strictly not a head-butt either.

Day Five. A Monday. You’ve put in a weekend of frankly heroic football watching and then just when you’ve got to go back to work, you realise it’s Day(...)

Tipperary’s Padraic Maher in action against Dublin’s John McCaffrey during the National League clash at Thurles. “Kilkenny are the only team to knock us out of championship hurling since I started playing with Tipp.” Photograph: Inpho

“He slipped. People say it is a mistake. But the man slipped. It is very harsh,” Pádraic Maher says of Steven Gerrard’s spectacularly unfortunate fall(...)

Mick McCarthy won’t rush to sign his former Wolves players if they are relegated. Photograph: Nigel French/PA

Mick McCarthy has played down the idea that he might come to the rescue of some of his former Wolves players if, as is almost certain, the club(...)

Former Republic of Ireland international David O’Leary won nearly €4 million from  his unfair dismissal case against Dubai club Al Ahli. Photograph: Inpho

Former Republic of Ireland international Dave O’Leary has won his long-running unfair dismissals action against Dubai club Al Ahli with a Fifa (...)