John Devaney

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James McCartan is back for a second spell in charge of Down. Photograph: William Cherry/Inpho

The return of James McCartan as manager of Down settles a long-running saga for the county with a popular and highly-regarded appointment. He and long(...)

 Seán Kelly: “I think debarring them from the next competition, which in this case is the national league, would certainly put manners on them. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Former GAA president Seán Kelly has suggested that teams found to have breached the intercounty training ban should be debarred from the upcoming Alli(...)

CPA Ireland says employers continue to struggle to source qualified accountants. Photograph: iStock

Ireland will struggle with a shortage of qualified accountants within the next few years unless there is an increased uptake of remote training across(...)

Ballyhaunis Three: Seán Tighe, Bernie Waldron and John Devaney in New York. Photograph: @CBones705/Twitter

It’s a social-media tale of our times, and one that cheerfully fulfils the cliche that all 147 people in Ireland know each other. Around 5pm on Sunda(...)

Children’s Ombudsman Dr Niall Muldoon: “It’s important that Tusla operates in a way that protects the child rather than the system.”

Children’s Ombudsman Dr Niall Muldoon does not mince his words when expressing his concern about the child and family agency, Tusla. “I have said on (...)

The Minister said additional funding had been made available to Tusla to address critical service needs. File photograph: Getty Images

The Ombudsman for Children has expressed concern at the “stark” disparity in the number of children registered as being at risk of abuse or neglect on(...)

There were  77 incidents of domestic abuse reported every day in the last year –  three every hour.

Sixty-seven people across Northern Ireland were killed by their partner, ex-partner or a family member, according to police records covering the last (...)

Bishop Noel Treanor (left) and Bishop Anthony Farquhar during a service for members of the Filipino community, following Typhoon Haiyan, at St Vincent de Paul parish in Belfast yesterday. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

A self-appointed review of its own child safeguarding practices by the Catholic diocese of Down and Connor has been greeted with surprise by the Churc(...)