Jarlath Burns

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John Horan: said it was pretty clear where the GAA would stand if a Border poll was to be held. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Just over 60 years ago, at a Croke Park event to mark the anointing of a new Hogan Stand, the then president of the GAA, Dr Joseph Stuart, made a spee(...)

The Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney and the Northern Secretary Karen Bradley will hold talks with the North’s five main parties at Stormont on Thursday to determine if there is any chance of a political breakthrough in the coming weeks. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

The Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the British prime minister Theresa May, who are reviewing what progress has been made in the talks aimed at restoring S(...)

More than 200 people from the political, academic, legal, arts and sporting worlds have called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Theresa May to implement an Irish language act in Northern Ireland.

More than 200 people from the political, academic, legal, arts and sporting worlds have called on Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and British prime minister Th(...)

John Horan: recent comments by the GAA president about it being clear where the organisation would stand if a Border poll comes maybe shouldn’t be a surprise. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Brexit bringing a Border poll on Irish unity closer leaves the GAA with a moral dilemma. It can behave with integrity, do what it says on the tin and (...)

Jarlath Burns: his  opinion is more notional  as realistically there is no prospect of a Border poll taking place at present. Photograph: Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

After a lengthy wait, two buses went by in quick succession in the past couple of days. It was probably inevitable with the ongoing uncertainty over(...)

After the weekend’s events in Navan, which saw another dismal instance of a GAA referee having to be given a police escort off the field because some (...)

Rev Harold Good walks in front of Dr Maurice Hayes’s coffin as its carried from St Patrick’s Church, Downpatrick, Co Down. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Amanda Ferguson in Downpatrick Former senator Dr Maurice Hayes has been remembered as “diamond standard” and a “stalwart man of Down” who believed in(...)

Fresh from his success at Saturday’s special congress in placing restrictions on the short kick-out in football, Jarlath Burns, chair of the Standing (...)

The Galway under-21 hurlers before this year’s All-Ireland semi-final.

Special Congress has voted to restructure the All-Ireland under-21 championship by reducing it to two provincial championships, Munster and Leinster, (...)

Armagh manager Kieran McGeeney will face his former side Kildare in Saturday’s qualifier at Croke Park. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

In the days before he led Armagh to an historic All-Ireland title, Kieran McGeeney was doing his media duty and all of 15 years ago, outlined his alre(...)

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