Jimmy Conway

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Katie Taylor: trailblazer.  Photograph: Peter Cziborra/Reuters

I mentioned in passing here recently the short, violent life of “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn, who is widely believed to have helped organise the St Valen(...)

Anne O’Brien (pictured right, wearing the number nine) scoring one of her three goals in the 1975 French Cup Final. Photograph: Tony O’Brien

Even for today’s generation of female Irish football internationals, the opportunities to play the game on a full-time professional basis, and make a (...)

Detective Peter Daly (centre) and his team with a large haul of narcotics in New York in 1970

It would be unfair to blame the Boy Scout movement for the journey which brought a Donegal man from the epicentre of one the most celebrated narcotics(...)