Jer O Leary

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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(...)

 Fitzgerald Stadium in  Killarney, which was named after the sporting and political revolutionary, Dick Fitzgerald. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In mid-April 1943, PD Mehigan writing as Pat ’O, this newspaper’s first GAA correspondent, conducted a whistle-stop survey of the evolution of Gaelic (...)