Joe Brolly

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Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey, Paul Mannion and Niall Scully celebrate after their All-Ireland SFC win over Tyrone. Photograph: Ryan Byrne

It was a day full of regrets. Pat Spillane said he was sorry for ever using the “puke” word to describe Tyrone’s football. Colm O’Rourke mourned the(...)

Davy Russell, Richie Hogan, Lee Chin, Marty Morrissey, Ursula Jacob, Jamie Codd and Danny Mullins ahead of the Hurling For Cancer Research 2018 match in Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

1) An annual fundraiser, organised by racehorse trainer Jim Bolger and jockey Davy Russell, has raised €700,000 to fund the Irish Cancer Society’s can(...)

Michael Murphy: wherever he plays, he’s likely to be pivotal to Donegal’s hopes of beating Tyrone to book a place in the All-Ireland semi-final.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The epiphany was, according to Keith Duggan on these pages, like a realisation that they had been using Jimi Hendrix as a roadie for the past couple o(...)

Après Match: Gary Cooke, Barry Murphy and Risteard Cooper. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

His lunch mates consider diving for cover when Risteard Cooper launches into his Shane Horgan impression, the hand movements so violent everyone at th(...)

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(...)

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