Jim Ryan

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Anne Ryan (nee Nugent) at her party last October with her nieces Mary and Jacinta. Photograph: Paddy Lyons

Everybody was surprised when my aunt Anne announced she was leaving for Australia to become a nun. For one thing, it was 1949 and going that far aroun(...)

‘Detaching myself from the throng, I gaze upon the 360 degree cornucopia of wonder that I never grow weary of’

This week my offering comes from a room in the sublimely located Castlerosse Hotel, which offers some seriously attractive views over Killarney’s reno(...)

FBD says the oak tree logo in its advertising campaign represents its long-standing commitment to the protection of its 500,000 customers

Irish insurer FBD has launched a €2.5 million rebrand aimed at winning new business after a couple of years in which the company was involved in restr(...)

  Browne at his home in Connemara. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Thirty years ago, the autobiography of a complex and controversial Irish politician was published – to acclaim in some quarters and horror in others. (...)

The Republic of Ireland’s Ray Houghton (C) is mobbed by his teammates after scoring in  the World Cup match between Italy and Ireland in East Rutherford New Jersey on June 19th, 1994. Irish super fan Jim Ryan, who has followed the team around the world, says Houghton’s goals in 1994 and against England in 1988 are some of his most memorable moments.  Photograph: Ray Stubblebine/Reuters.

It’s just as well Jim Ryan isn’t fitted with an odometer because if he was, the clock would be well around a second if not a third time. The football(...)

Only in Ireland might the sight of a 60-year-old man bouncing around a changing room in a Superman costume seem like a portent of success at a major i(...)

Beyond Lough Eighter, I traverse right and upwards to gain the western spur of Caher. Here, it is left for a thigh-burning ascent.

‘I’m told you write.” “I dabble.” “What about?” “Walking mostly” “Not exactly demanding of talent, then?” “I guess not.” “I’m a writer myself.” (...)

Three men will appear in  court  in connection with  a violent assault  in Limerick city.

Three men will appear before court on Thursday in relation to a violent assault in which a man allegedly had his feet nailed to the floor at a house i(...)

Copy of the 1916 Proclamation reputedly taken out of the GPO by James Ryan. It is due to be auctioned in Dublin in April.

A copy of the 1916 Proclamation, reputedly salvaged from the burning ruins of the GPO by the medical officer to the rebels, has come to light and is t(...)

A total of 25 gardaí are working on the investigation into the nail gun attack in Limerick along with a dedicated forensic scientist in Dublin.

Gardaí in Limerick are investigating a violent assault in which a 51-year-old man had his feet nailed to the floor at a house in the city. Details of (...)

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