Gary O Toole

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George Gibney in May 1988 when Ireland swimming coach. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

George Gibney’s name has become synonymous with child abuse in Irish swimming. The Olympic coach for the LA and Seoul Games fled the country in the 19(...)

Shane Ryan won 50m backstroke gold at the World University Games. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Shane Ryan has set a new Irish record on his way to winning gold in the 50m backstroke at the World University Games. US-born Ryan edged out the USA’(...)

Anna Sargent: Anna was keen to join CanTeen as she had heard it was ‘pretty cool’ and felt she had missed out on a lot of fun things in her older childhood because of cancer. Photograph: Paul Gallagher

When Sandra Sargent brought her daughter Anna, then aged nine, to a supermarket one day in April 2013 to buy a birthday present to take to a party tha(...)

Tattoo you: Good sport Ian Dempsey promote’s Today FM’s  Dare to Care charity campaign.

You don’t get to host a breakfast show for nearly two decades in the fickle world of popular commercial radio without knowing how to create an on-air (...)

Former Roscommon star Karol Mannion courageously spoke out this summer about the serious after-effects of his two experiences of concussion on the GAA playing fields.  ©INPHO/James Crombie

Roscommon’s favourite son Chris O’Dowd has just hit the big screen as the star of a major new film The Program about disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong(...)