John Allen

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Cork’s Sean Óg Ó hAilpín and Diarmuid O’Sullivan with the Liam MacCarthy Cup after the All-Ireland hurling final in 2005. File photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

It falls today, predictably without too much fanfare, but it is now 15 years since Cork last won the All-Ireland hurling title. Having survived a slig(...)

Shailene Woodley in Endings, Beginnings

ENDINGS, BEGINNINGS ★★★☆☆ Directed by Drake Doremus. Starring Shailene Woodley, Jamie Dornan, Sebastian Stan, Matthew Gray Gubler, Lindsay Sloane, Wen(...)

Dave Hannigan with his sons Charlile and Finn.

Some months after the 9/11 terrorist attacks I was driving three Muslim lads through the outskirts of New York City when my battered Honda Accord shud(...)

Taoiseach Micheal Martin says that he is well aware of the issues raised in an email he received at the weekend from children rights campaigner Louise O’Keeffe on foot of her successful action against the Irish state in the European Court of Human Rights in 2014. File photograph: Collins

Taoiseach Micheal Martin has re-affirmed a commitment he made in opposition to set up an ex-gratia payment system for people who were sexually abused (...)

Shane Dowling consistently made often sensational interventions in big matches for Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

The retirement of Shane Dowling is a blow to Limerick hurling, just as the road ahead in this year’s championship has taken shape. Taken together with(...)

The 2020 Belfast Marathon has been postponed until September. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho

Belfast has become the latest big city marathon to postpone their 2020 event until later in the year due to the continuing spread of the coronavirus. (...)

Louise O’Keeffe with the Spirit of Mother Jones award. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Campaigner Louise O’Keeffe told of how honoured and humbled she felt to become the first Cork person to receive the Spirit of Mother Jones Award, whic(...)

John Allen Chau: told his parents “not be angry at them [the tribespeople] or at God if I get killed”.

An American man who was killed by an isolated tribe on a remote Indian island wrote to his parents hours before his death that he wanted to “declare J(...)

 Carnacon’s Erina Flannery and Michelle McGing celebrate after beating Mourneabbey in the All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Football Championship Final in Parnell Park. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

It was about a year and a half ago I sat in my college apartment familiarising myself once again with Victoria Lodge, Apartment 63 in Cork. I had retu(...)

 Michael Shields lifts the trophy as St Finbarr’s celebrate  victory over Duhallow in the Cork county final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Once, they were GAA royalty. Above them, only sky. When St Finbarr’s lifted their third All-Ireland club football title in 1987 after a 0-10 to 0-7 v(...)

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