George Gibney

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Ryan Tubridy doesn’t just get exercised by the small stuff. Photograph: RTÉ

Throughout his career, one of Ryan Tubridy’s main characteristics as a broadcaster has been his determination not to cause offence, either to guests o(...)

Ireland captain Willie Anderson faces up to New Zealand captain Wayne Shelford as the All Blacks perform  the Haka in 1989. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Best Crossing The Line by Willie Anderson and Brendan Fanning (Reach Sport, €19.99) The best books this year are rugby books. This, it’s fair to (...)

John McClean:   sexually abused 23 boys from as young as 11-years-old.  Photograph: Collins Courts

“I am filled with zeal for the Lord God of Hosts.” Well, it doesn’t look like that from here. Feel free to be offended. Your prophet. Your words. The (...)

John McClean was a rugby coach and English teacher at Terenure College in Dublin. File photograph: Collins Courts

There were rumours “swirling around Terenure College” about former teacher and rugby coach John McClean as far back as the 1970s, one of his former pu(...)

George Gibney photographed in 2019 close to his home near Orlando in Florida. Photograph: Mark Horgan

The most recent photograph taken of the notorious former Irish Olympic swimming coach George Gibney has been released by the producers of the Where is(...)

Former Dublin goalkeeper John Leonard now lives in rural New Zealand. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

‘Lenny, show this lad the ropes, will ya?’ ‘No problem, Ski. Who is he?’ ‘Diarmuid Connolly – the most talented footballer in the country is who h(...)

Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

As many as 18 alleged victims coached by the disgraced former swimming coach and child abuser George Gibney have contacted the BBC Sounds and Second C(...)

Former Irish swimming coach George Gibney: two people who were coached by Mr Gibney contacted gardaí after hearing the Where is George Gibney? podcast published by BBC Sounds. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Gardaí are investigating former Olympic swimming coach George Gibney over historical allegations that he abused children who were in his care when he (...)

The Racer, Kieron J Walsh’s Irish cycling drama.

I’d a rough night on Thursday, waking up a few times with a strange and disturbing urge to jump out of bed and check my vital signs. Not when falling (...)

Former Olympic swimming coach George Gibney pictured in 1988. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Swim Ireland (SI) have accepted the resignation of one of their 12 board members, John Mullins, following the airing of an episode of the BBC podcast (...)

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