Gerry O Neill

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Farmer and retired jockey Gerry O’Neill:  ‘I wasn’t there last year, but I would go most years to get the buzz, it would do you good.’ Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Retired jockey Gerry O’Neill still savours the thrill of riding Chance Coffey to victory in the Coral Cup at Cheltenham in 1995, remembering the thund(...)

If the proposed redevelopment of the Sportsground is approved its maximum capacity would double in size to 12,000. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When historians come to write about Connacht Rugby in decades, or even longer, from now, they’ll assuredly cite the late 2010s as a major crossroads i(...)

The decision of Cllr Noeleen Reilly to resign from the party follows a long-running dispute with Dublin North-West TD Dessie Ellis. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Sinn Féin has lost 13 public representatives in disputes over allegations of bullying. The decision of Cllr Noeleen Reilly to resign from the party f(...)

Mary Lou McDonald acknowledged  there was an “issue to be addressed” following a number of resignations. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The decision by Sinn Féin leadership frontrunner Mary Lou McDonald to examine how the party is run follows high-profile resignations amid allegations (...)

Russell Owen, Caersws, Wales, with Sheelin trout

Funding of €536,886 to develop key angling projects in rural areas has been secured by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). The investment will see the dev(...)

Independent Jennifer Whitmore, right, is a political adviser to Independent Wicklow TD Stephen Donnelly, left.

Counting resumes this morning in Wicklow where a recount has been called in the Arklow local electoral area.The recount was called by right-to-die cam(...)

Full list of candidates The local elections in Wicklow won’t lack for talking points on Friday. Charlie Keddy is continuing his practice of(...)