Cian Treacy and Barry Ryan (right ) with the captains of the Munster-winning teams:   Katie Ryan (soccer),  Anna Gavin (camogie) and  Aoife Maher (football).

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Former minister for children James Reilly was referred to gardaí by the Standard in Public Office Commission for failing to give  proof that an excess donation was returned. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

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Political parties will lose half their funding unless 30% of their general election candidates are female. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

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Ireland’s Greg Broderick, Bertram Allen, Darragh Kenny, Conor Swail and Cian O’Connor ahead at the RDS. The Aga Khan starts at 3pm on Friday. Photograph: Cody Glenn/Sportsfile

Tipperary rider Greg Broderick will make his debut in the Aga Khan on Friday, while Cian O’Connor is set to make his 100th Nation’s Cup appearance.(...)

View of The Square, Tralee, Co
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 Kerry.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill
 28/9/04.

The mayor of Tralee, who claimed he was discriminated against because of a gen- der quota directive in the selection of candidates for the local elect(...)