Jim Mcdaid

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Shoppers walk past Covid signs in Celbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

A former Fianna Fáil minister is among a group of Irish doctors calling on the Government its change its pandemic strategy to “co-existing” with Covid(...)

Former minister for Agriculture Barry Cowen TD during a   Cabinet meeting at Dublin Castle earlier this month. File photograph: Collins

Former minister of state Conor Lenihan has asked why the Garda vetting process that is required for Ministerial appointments did not highlight Barry C(...)

Kalvin Keenan  spars with former minister for sport Shane Ross at Arbour Hill Boxing Club. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

The minister for sport stood at the top of the room and gave his usual minister for sport speech. Politicians generally do little to hide their ennui (...)

Pat Hickey opens his hotel room  door to a Rio police officer on the morning  of August 17th, 2016.

Like a John Cassavetes movie or the ‘lost in the bowels of the stadium’ sequence from the mocumentary ‘This is Spinal Tap’ we all vicariously lingered(...)

It’s a miracle that Irish basketball has stayed going despite the decades of neglect by official Ireland and the €1.5 million Basketball Ireland has now dared to publicly request is the least it deserves. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It’s already becoming lost in the mists of time and a thousand election promises but one of the small, significant disgraces of Irish sport remains pr(...)

The late former Fine Gael TD Paddy Harte (right) pictured with the late former Ulster Defence Association (UDA) leader Glen Barr at the Island of Ireland Peace in Mesen, Flanders. Photograph: Frank Miller.

The successful campaign by former Fine Gael TD Paddy Harte to honour the memory of Irish soldiers who died in the first World War was described as “hi(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen with wife Mary after he was  conferred with an honorary doctorate of law. Photograph: Alan Betson

This article comes with a health warning. It describes scenes involving Brian Cowen, Bertie Ahern and sundry members of the last Fianna Fáil governmen(...)

Dean Gardiner has Martin Keenan on the ropes during their box-off at the National Stadium. Photo: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

At an almost empty National Stadium on Wednesday night, in a box-off publicly announced just hours beforehand, Dean Gardiner beat Martin Keenan on a 4(...)

Donal Reid after Donegal’s famous victory over Dublin in the 1992 All-Ireland final.  Photograph: Inpho

Twenty-five years later, Donal Reid knows who hit him even if he still struggles to understand what hit him: what it was that summoned the casual male(...)

Jim McDaid, of Melville Cove, Meakstown, alleged in his claim that the gunman with the weapon to his head had appeared anxious, out of control and ’trigger happy’. Photograph: Collins Courts

A man with a gun to his head who was told “don’t be a hero” during an armed raid,on Tuesday settled his damages claim against a Dublin bookie. Jim Mc(...)

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