Jack Charlton

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Audi’s capacious A3 saloon

When it comes to Ireland’s love of the boot we’re up there with the Iranians, the Turks and the middle-class suburbanites of Tashkent. This has nothin(...)

Republic of Ireland interim manager  Noel King. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Interim Republic of Ireland manager Noel King says the squad’s “never say die attitude” will be crucial in the final two World Cup qualifiers next mon(...)

Martin O’Neill, or whoever gets the gig as next manager of the Irish football team, is going to get quite a lot of quids, but it’s hard to shake the suspicion that nothing else but perfection is going to keep the critics off his back once that initial burst of “new-era-fresh-start-everyone’s-shoulder-to-the-wheel” enthusiasm wears off. Photograph: Michael Regan/Getty Images

An old Irish Press colleague, the late Brian Featherstonhaugh, had an admirably straight-forward response to anyone ringing in complaining about mista(...)

Independent TD Clare Daly claimed there was no strict adherence to rules when Jack Charlton was building his Republic of Ireland teams in the 1980s and 1990s. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Government should take an approach to whistleblower Edward Snowden’s asylum plea similar to Jack Charlton’s approach in building his Republic of I(...)

Alex Ferguson revealed his wife Cathy was less than enthusiastic about having him around the house. “She says: ‘If you think I’m looking after you, and you’re going to be in my road every day, you’re not on. So you can get another job, become a milkman’.”

It was early last year, when asked if he had any retirement plans, that Alex Ferguson revealed his wife Cathy was less than enthusiastic about (...)

Alice Kelly, from Blackwater, Co Wexford at Punchestown races yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The race of the day turned out to be the anti-climax of the day for the punters yesterday. Much of the anticipation was(...)

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