Jack Boyle

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Actor Barry Fitzgerald taken  on the set of John Ford’s film ‘The Quiet Man’ in Co Mayo around 1951. Photograph: The Irish Times

Barry Fitzgerald was a man with a talent for creating conundrums for the good people at the Academy. Not only did he cause an upset by being nominated(...)

St Michael’s College players  celebrates at the final whistle  after their victory over Belvedere College in the Leinster Schools’ Senior Cup semi-final at  Donnybrook. Photograph:  Emma Power/Inpho

St Michael’s College 16 Belvedere College 15 St Michael’s just about had enough to overcome Belvedere in a pulsating Leinster Senior Cup semi-final a(...)

 St Michael’s scrumhalf  Robert Gilsenan gets his kick away under pressure from Kilkenny’s Luke Kerr, Harry Steacy and Sean O’Sullivan. Photograph; Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

St Michael’s College 52 Kilkenny College 10 St Michael’s will take some stopping in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup after a super-smooth victory over(...)

St. Michael’s Dan O’Donovan is tackled by David Wilkinson of Clongowes during the  Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Senior Cup quarter-final against Clongowes Wood at Donnybrook. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

St Michael’s College 22 Clongowes Wood College 13 St Michael’s moved smoothly into the Leinster Senior Cup semi-final and a meeting with holders Belv(...)

‘The best that might happen in the next election is that the Tweedledum and Tweedledee of Irish politics finally form a coalition government, rather than repeat the present nonsense.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

It is not just an Irish political crisis. But how we vote at the next election, and what we demand from our politicians, can still make a big differen(...)

Blackrock College’s Sam Small and Adam Dixon tackle Oscar Hurley of St Michael’s College in the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Junior Cup final replay in  Donnybrook. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

St Michael’s College 31 Blackrock College 17 St Michael’s College produced a stunning performance at Donnybrook on Wednesday afternoon to secure t(...)

Michael Lowey of Blackrock College scores his side’s try against St Michaels College during the Bank of Ireland Leinster Schools Junior Cup final at Donnybrook. Photograph: Photograph:Matt Browne/Sportsfile

St Michael’s College 7 Blackrock College 7 St Michael’s College and Blackrock College will have to do it all again after they couldn’t be separated a(...)

Bernadette McAliskey in Dungannon, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Bernadette McAliskey, now 69, has never been one for the niceties of establishment politics. Indeed, beloved by many as she is, as a socialist, femin(...)