Eric Miller

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Mick Galwey squares up to Victor Costello during the 2001 Celtic League final. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

December 2001, the Celtic League final at Lansdowne Road, and all hell is about to break loose.  Munster are shredding the Leinster forwards. Th(...)

Jamie Heaslip lifts the Heineken Cup after the win over Leicester at Murrayfield in May 2009. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jamie Heaslip will walk on the pitch before Leinster v Saracens. “Mick Dawson told me this morning they are at just south of 50,000.” Imagine they b(...)

Stephen Rea as Eric in Cyprus Avenue by David Ireland. Photograph:  Ros Kavanagh

A play set in Northern Ireland exploring the extremes of sectarianism has won one of the UK’s most distinguished literary awards. David Ireland’s tr(...)

Leinster outhalf Felipe Contepomi celebrates scoring a try against Munster in the Celtic League in 2005. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Time was when Leinster-Munster could claim to be the biggest provincial/club rivalry in the world. It was truly that big. And to underline the point (...)

Tempers flare during the 2009 Heineken Cup semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Inpho

Whenever I played Munster I did foolish things with my body. Put my head where it could be gnashed by long steel studs. Shunned all logic from my min(...)

Stephen Rea as Eric in Cyprus Avenue by David Ireland. Photograph:  Ros Kavanagh

Cyprus Avenue Peacock Theatre, Dublin **** “The last thing I am is Irish,” insists Eric Miller, a sullen Belfast loyalist, in David Ireland’s cau(...)

Connacht’s Gavin Duffy in action against Munster’s Doug Howlett. Duffy is training with the Mayo senior football squad. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Ireland rugby international Gavin Duffy trained with the Mayo senior football panel on Tuesday night and is set to make a dramatic return to Gaelic fo(...)

Jonah Lomu of New Zealand is tackled by Shane Horgan and Brian O’Driscoll of Ireland at Lansdowne Road in 2001. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

“Ireland is a pretty significant place for me having played my first Test here . . . ” – Richie McCaw, New Zealand captainOne hundred and twenty two T(...)