Joe Fagan

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Declan Peelo says his income has been reduced to between 30 and 50% of pre-Covid takings, depending on the day. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

In the taxi-waiting area at Dublin Airport on a recent Sunday morning drivers were playing cards, reading newspapers and walking lengths of the bay fo(...)

 Liverpool’s players with the Champions League trophy on board a parade bus   in Liverpool, England. Photograph:  Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Jürgen Klopp predicted one title within four years on his first full day as Liverpool manager in October 2015. He never promised it would be pretty b(...)

A painted mural of Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Jordan Street in the city’s Baltic Triangle. Photograph: Getty Images

Three weeks ago, amid a gripping Premier League title race, Phil Scraton and Margaret Aspinall walked into a room at Melwood, Liverpool’s training gro(...)

 Bruce Grobbelaar was cleared of match-fixing while at Southampton but a libel trial left him peniless. Photograph: Phil Cole/Allsport

Before we reach the match-fixing trials which ruined his reputation, or remember the 13 major trophies he won as Liverpool’s goalkeeper in 14 staggeri(...)

 Liverpool fans celebrating in Rome on May 2nd after the team  qualified for the Champions League final. Photograph:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

Monday morning, Albert Dock and the Museum of Liverpool is buzzing five minutes after opening. An exhibition, Double Fantasy, about John Lennon and Yo(...)

Joseph Fagan (91) from Moate, Co Westmeath,  75 years coming to   the Galway Races. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

In 1942, Joe Fagan attended his first Galway Races. It was war-time in Europe, or the Emergency as the second World War was euphemistically called in(...)

The stadiums of Liverpool and Everton, Anfield (foreground) and Goodison Park respectively, separated by Stanley Park in the city of Liverpool. Photograph: Jonathan Webb/Getty Images.

Twenty-four hours in Liverpool: love and laughter, longing and belonging, blue and red, football, football. Never a chore. Scene One: Wednesday night(...)