John Costello

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Dublin fans in Smithfield Square. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Kevin McManamon has so often been the saviour for Dublin, usually from the bench, as demonstrated with the critical goal he got in 2011 to land the co(...)

Money or no money, Dublin are blessed with players. Players who have improved year on year, whose standards rarely drop, whose athleticism is off the charts.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin are in the All-Ireland final. They’re going for three-in-a-row. They’ve long since turned Leinster into a ghost town and nobody doubts they hav(...)

 Brian Higgins (Allianz) and the winning Slieve Russell  team of Brendan Nelligan, Finola Doyle and George Donohoe. Photo: Daragh Small/Media West Ireland.

The golf course superintendent was out at 5.45am to make sure things were up to scratch and when he headed home around nine hours later everyone at Ga(...)

Stephen Cluxton acknowledges the crowd in the celebrations after last year’s All-Ireland victory. Photograph: Inpho

It all feels so Jurassic now. On the day before Stephen Cluxton made his first cracks on the inside of the eggshell, the Irish Independent ran a small(...)

In 2016, three life-sentence prisoners, who had all served at least 17 years, could not be released because there were not enough supports for them in the community. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Officials in the Department of Justice are concerned that the State could be facing costly legal action from prisoners whose parole hearings have been(...)

Ger Cunningham’s tenure as Dublin manager has ended. Photograph: Inpho

Ger Cunningham has confirmed that he has stepped down as manager of the Dublin senior hurlers. After three years at the helm, the Cork native says hi(...)

Cork’s  Páirc Uí Chaoimh: stadium  has already had to defer its official opening and it’s unknown whether it will  host the All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals in two weeks’ time

There is still a question mark over whether Cork’s redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh will host the All-Ireland hurling quarter-finals in two weeks’ time. A(...)

Dublin CEO John Costello expressed his content over the selected venue for the All Ireland qualifier. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin have expressed disappointment at the decision to play their round-two qualifier against Tipperary in Thurles rather than at a neutral venue. (...)

John Costello, chairman of the Parole Board, and  Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald: the Minister is setting up an interdepartmental committee to look into the management of released life-sentence prisoners.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Prisoners released from life sentences should be given priority for housing on their release, the chairman of the Parole Board has said. John Costell(...)

The Spawell site comprises  just under 35 acres and located within 700 metres of the J11 exit on the M50.

The much anticipated deal between Dublin GAA and the Davy Group for the purchase of the Spawell complex in Templeogue looks to be finally heading for (...)

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