Jim Kelly

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 Derek O’Shaughnessy from Dublin waits in line for his audition for the upcoming movie The Last Duel, an epic period film soon to shoot in various locations in Ireland. Directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Adam Driver and Jodie Comer. Photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Recently a casting call went out from the producers of The Last Duel. “A tale of betrayal and justice” set in medieval France, much of it will be shot(...)

Josh Allen has shown serious potential for the Bills. Photograph: Brett Carlsen/Getty

Week 14’s biggest takeaway: Josh Allen - not Lamar Jackson - the next Mike Vick? Perhaps going unnoticed this weekend was a battle of two of the NFL’(...)

 Quarterback Steve Young of the Los Angeles Express in action  during an USFL game at the Coliseum in Los Angeles in 1984, California. Photograph:  Alvin Chung/Allsport

Nelson Manges was reputed to be one of the richest oil men in Texas in the 1980s. A wannabe JR Ewing, an eccentric plutocrat used to always getting hi(...)

Mayo’s Keith Higgins, Conor Loftus and Diarmuid O’Connor react as referee David Gough awards Kildare a late free at Newbridge. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

  I felt fortunate to be in Newbridge on Saturday night with the crowd, the atmosphere, colour and intensity. There’s no doubt that the pre-matc(...)

Trade union members, students and activists at a trade union campaign for a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment was held on the Rosie Hackett Bridge in Dublin city. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Leaders from number of prominent trade unions gathered in Dublin city on Wednesday to call for a referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment. The grou(...)

View towards Wrights Peak in the Adirondack Mountains, upstate New York. Photograph: Getty

It was only as I flew into JFK that I started to really get to grips with New York’s green scene. As the flight path followed the Hudson River all the(...)

New Irish ambassadors to Australia, Canada and Greece are among 11 senior diplomatic nominees  approved by Cabinet.

New Irish ambassadors to Australia, Canada and Greece are among 11 senior diplomatic nominees who have been approved by the Cabinet. Breandán Ó Caoll(...)

Castlemartin, the Co Kildare estate of former billionaire Sir Anthony O’Reilly, where he played host to world figures including Nelson Mandela and (...)

Jim Kelly and his son James

Ten years ago today, father and son Jim and James Kelly marched into Croke Park stadium with Team Ireland for the opening ceremony of the Special Olym(...)