Jack O Connor

241 results

Kerry Minors manager James Costello. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kerry 1-12 Tyrone 0-9 Kerry remain on course for a sixth successive All-Ireland MFC title, through to another semi-final following their comeback win(...)

Tipperary’s John ‘Bubbles’ O’Dwyer in action against Clare during the Munster SHC at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There are a couple of points worth making about this weekend before looking at the matches. Huge crowds are expected in both Croke Park and Limerick b(...)

The Kerry  team celebrate winning the Munster minor football championship at  Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 2-14 Kerry 3-14 Kerry minor manager James Costello praised his team’s character as they made it seven Munster minor football titles in a row on(...)

Tipperary’s John McGrath eludes Limerick’s Richie English  during the Munster championship clash at Thurles. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Borrowing a metaphor from another sport, there was an element of shadow boxing to events in Thurles, a phony war where neither eventual winners Tipper(...)

Laois line up for the Leinster final against Dublin at Croke Park. It was their first appearance in the decider in 12 years. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

When John Sugrue took over as Laois manager in late 2017, the job he faced into looked like trying to catch Niagara before it hit the rocks. If Laois(...)

Wexford’s Liam Óg McGovern scores a point against Kilkenny. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Wexford 1-19 Kilkenny 1-12 This is not a pursuit for serious folk. If mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun, what does it say for the rest(...)

Tom Johnson was the leader of the Labour Party from 1917 to 1927 and the leader of the opposition in the absence of anti-Treaty politicians between 1922 and 1927

The Democratic Programme, one of four seminal documents adopted by the first Dáil, set out the vision for a new Republic upon which the War of Indepen(...)

The remains of actor Jer O’Leary, being carried out of the Church of St. Agatha’s. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Actor, activist, artist, raconteur, orator, and trade unionist Jer O’Leary (73), who died in Dublin on St Stephen’s Day, had a favourite quotation: “I(...)

Naomh Eanna (Gorey) 2-11 St Martin’s 0-13 Naomh Eanna created their own piece of history with a magnificent four-point victory over reigning champion(...)

Darran O’Sullivan of Kerry on his way to scoring against Armagh in 2006. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Kerry’s Darran O’Sullivan has retired from inter-county football with four All-Ireland medals and an All Star. He joins Donnchadh Walsh, Kieran Donag(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »