David Sweeney

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Dr Siobhán Doyle, TU Dublin lecturer and GAA Museum tour guide, at the launch of the GAA Museum’s Bloody Sunday centenary events series. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Living memory of Bloody Sunday has now escaped us. Those who recounted their stories as witnesses to the events that unfolded in Croke Park on Novembe(...)

Transilience by David Sweeney: ‘I wanted a stark contrast either with the colour or the texture’

David Sweeney’s last appearance for Dublin at Croke Park came in the 2009 Leinster hurling final, against Kilkenny, before the curtain fell on his cou(...)

The focal point for the centenary commemorations will be a new Remembering Bloody Sunday exhibition at the GAA Museum.

The GAA Museum at Croke Park has launched an extensive schedule of events to mark the centenary of Bloody Sunday later this year. Starting with the Mu(...)

Borris-Ileigh’s Kieran Maher and Dan McCormack celebrate at the final whistle. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Borris-Ileigh 1-15 Kiladangan 1-12 With a minute to go in this rainswept Tipp final, Borris-Ileigh won a free on the Kiladangan 45. Throughout the ga(...)

“The focus is on mentoring the new referee, making sure we get him or her through the first six or eight or 10 months,” said Pat Doherty, the GAA’s national match officials manager.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Help wanted: Men and especially women dressed in black to take control of 30 footballers or hurlers; few perks but guaranteed presence on social media(...)

The McNamaras, including Dolores (above) and five of her six adult children, are thought to have bought  more than 100 homes in poorer parts of Detroit, Michigan. File photograph: Frank Miller

The family of Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara had about 40 houses listed for forfeiture by local authorities in the US city of Detroit, Michigan,(...)