John Bannon

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When Stephen Cluxton came off his line early for the penalty save which denied Paul Geaney a goal in the drawn final, I had it rerun within eight or nine seconds in the commentary position. This type of ‘ref-assist’ doesn’t have to be unacceptably intrusive. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

My late father had a phrase that combined his love and admiration for the GAA with the frustration that it could sometimes cause him. He would sit the(...)

Roger Casement and John Devoy. The Clan Na Gael wrote “the serial and ill informed men who write the editorials have been airing their ignorance this week over ‘riots started by a Sinn Féin mob in Dublin’.”

On August 20th, 1916 Joyce Kilmer, the poet and journalist, interviewed Moira Regan, whom he described as a “slight gray-eyed girl with a charming fla(...)

Towns like Navan grew in the boom as commuter belts to Dublin, and the 2011 census showed that Meath had the largest outflow of daily commuters in Ireland. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Meath county witnessed a 62.4 per cent increase in the number of residential transactions from 2013 to 2014. According to figures from, t(...)