Joe Brolly

109 results

Friday nights haven’t been the same without Graham, but thankfully he’s back for a new series of chat.

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Irish horse racing’s first family are among those joining Tubridy this week. Ruby Walsh will discuss his (...)

James Nolan: “We always focus on the recipients and say that they are able to do this and that. I couldn’t do anything without my sister.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Three years ago James Nolan of Nolan’s Butchers in Kilcullen, Co Kildare, went to the House of Lords to accept the most prestigious award of its kind (...)

Outgoing GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail presented a good image both within the association and at home and abroad. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It has been the lot of GAA presidents in the past 10 years to be judged by exaggerated standards. The great repeals of the last decade, which saw the (...)

Joanne Cantwell, currently the host of ‘Saturday Sport’ on RTÉ Radio 1: ‘They pick out a bluffer straight away’. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

When she was about 12 years old she decided her perfect job would be “a mixture of George Hamilton’s and Des Lynam’s”. Add her passion for Gaelic Gam(...)

Pat Kenny looks haunted by the prospect of a hard border

“Seamless, frictionless and open.” As he crosses it by foot at night, Pat Kenny describes the Border between Northern Ireland and the Republic as thou(...)

Mickey Harte: “I don’t know does anyone really listen authentically to what people like him [Brolly] say.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has offered guarded hope that three-times All-Ireland champions Dublin are beatable – even if he is unwilling to predict w(...)

Players are willing to be amateur but they are less willing to accept amateur preparation and training techniques.  Photograph: John McVitty/Inpho

There appears to be a growing consensus that the GAA is headed down the wrong path. The impending appointment of a new director-general, and the new b(...)

Less than a third of current PSNI officers are from a Catholic background. Photograph: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker

As the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Belfast Agreement approaches, one of the first thing Police Service of Northern Ireland recruits are sti(...)

Social Democrat TD Róisín Shortall says the real issue is a “dysfunctional” Garda Síochána, a problem at “the heart of democracy”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Most of the country may breathe a sigh of relief when, on Tuesday, the danger of a Christmas general election is averted, but there are those who seem(...)

Ted Walsh and Brian Kerr don’t hold back on ‘Ireland’s Greatest Sporting Moment’

Remember After Dark, that late-night discussion programme on Channel 4 way back? The one that had no fixed end time, instead going on for as long as a(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »