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 GAA president John Horan: “We hope everyone sees a place for themselves in the GAA and will join us for this service.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

GAA president John Horan has said he hopes that an ecumenical service to be held in St Patrick’s Cathedral will encourage more Protestants to play Gae(...)

Obituary: Michael Maher
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  • March 18, 2017, 05:12

Michael (Mick) Maher who has died at the age of 87, will long be remembered as an uncompromising member of the famous Tipperary backline known as “Hel(...)

The great Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh in action in 2007. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

  The bell tolled for many sporting greats in 2016, including the greatest of them all. Muhammad Ali – originally Cassius Clay – departed this ea(...)

RTÉ’s Brian Carthy at work in his radio broadcasting capacity. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

In the Christmas rush for sports books one – literally – hardy annual will again be on the shelves. For the 22nd year RTÉ Gaelic games correspondent B(...)

The headmaster’s house, Brooklawn House, at the King’s Hospital in Palmerstown, Dublin.

Plans are being made for an emergency meeting of the board of management of King’s Hospital school in west Dublin, following reports that a 13-year-ol(...)

Bishop of Meath and Kildare Pat Storey, one of the board of governors at the school.

Church of Ireland clergy have expressed their “sincere concern” for a 13-year-old boy after allegations emerged he was sexually assaulted with a hocke(...)

Joe McDonagh: his death leaves the GAA bereft of the ease and good humour through which he communicated his passions for Irish  language and   culture. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Joe McDonagh was laid to rest in Rahoon Cemetery yesterday. His death last Friday came as a shock to many, who weren’t aware that he had been unwell a(...)

Jack Boothman:  October 12th, 1935-May 10th, 2016

The death of Jack Boothman at the age of 80 marks the end of one of the most colourful careers in the GAA. He was the first Protestant to be elected p(...)

Current Offaly manager Brian Whelahan: HIS outstanding contribution to Offaly’s All-Ireland hurling championship victory was recognised with the award of the two hurler of the year citations. pHOTOGRAPH: iNPHO

The All Star season is upon us. There will be criticisms of whatever teams are announced; some of these will be temperate and reasonedbut others won’t(...)

The Dublin and Mayo teams walk behind the band during the pre-match parade before the All-Ireland football final last September. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA’s deal with Sky TV may not warrant an outraged reaction, but it does merit serious scrutiny and raises legitimate issues of concern for(...)