Jack O Connor

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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(...)

Peter Keane has been manager of the successful Kerry minor side for the last three seasons. Photograph:  Oisín Keniry/Inpho

After some debate, and it seems some compromise, Peter Keane is now set to take over as Kerry senior football manager. Keane’s name will be ratified (...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy celebrates a goal in the 2014 All-Ireland final victory over Donegal at Croke Park.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kieran Donaghy was the breath of fresh air that kept blowing through Kerry football for a dozen years. He has left the scene just as he entered; a fu(...)

Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy takes to the field for his last ever match. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kieran Donaghy has retired from the Kerry senior footballers 13 years after making his debut in the 2005 Munster final. Since then ‘Star’ has won sev(...)

Kerry minors celebrate their All-Ireland final win over Galway. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kerry 0-21 Galway 1-14 Peter Keane has left the door open for an approach from Kerry officials regarding the senior vacancy after managing their mino(...)

Kieran Mulvey  was most recently in the news when he mediated talks between Ryanair and a group of striking pilots. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Industrial relations troubleshooter Kieran Mulvey is set to join the board of Independent News & Media (INM) as a non-executive director. The tro(...)

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