David Carrigy

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John McClean, a former teacher and rugby coach, was sentenced to eight years in prison last February for the sexual abuse of 23 boys in Terenure College between 1973 and 1990. Photo: Collins Courts

You may have read this week that following a response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request from The Irish Times, UCD said it did not hold any rec(...)

John McClean in 2001,when he was director of Rugby at UCD Rugby Club. File photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

University College Dublin has said it does not hold any records related to convicted child abuser John McClean, who worked as director of the universi(...)

Billy Vunipola in action for Saracens on Saturday. Photograph: Nathan Stirk/Getty Images

The archaic male committee system Imagine Ailis Mardon-Egan was a man. Her new name could be Phil Orr, Nick Popplewell or Cian Healy. Leinster looshe(...)

Leinster rugby have began their long awaited plan to move towards gender equality. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Barrister and former international hockey umpire Moira Flahive has been added to the Leinster branch executive and management committees. This begins(...)

Ireland women’s team were turned down the chance of a Test series in Australia despite offer to cover costs. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The IRFU rejected an offer from Rugby Australia to host a historic three-test double-header of men’s and women’s internationals. A formal invitation (...)