John Dowling

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Jack Sheedy scores a goal for Dublin in the Leinster SFC preliminary round replay against Meath at Croke Park in 1991. Photograph: Inpho

It’s funny to look back at it now but the Jack Charlton era in Irish soccer was initially viewed as some sort of existential threat to Gaelic games. T(...)

Tomas O’Se of Kerry with Bryan Cullen of Dublin in the  All-Ireland SFC final in 2011. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin-Kerry: it’s become like one of those genetic sequences that has mutated drastically in a short space of time. Suddenly Kerry, comfortably the m(...)

The memorial service at the Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci, where John Dowling taught English and European civilisation for 20 years. Photograph: Lara Marlowe

John Dowling’s friends made his memorial service on Tuesday night a joyful celebration of the Irish lecturer’s life. There was only one reference to (...)

John Dowling: “Adorable, always good-humoured and very, very intelligent”. Photograph: Pôle Universitaire Léonard de Vinci/PA

It is not unusual to hear praise for the dead. But the praise yesterday from students and colleagues of John Dowling, the 66-year-old Irish lecturer m(...)

Edited image: Forensic police in front of the main entrance of the Pôle Universitaire Léonard-de-Vinci where John Dowling (inset), a 66-year-old teacher from Ireland, was stabbed to death. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

A 66-year-old Irish lecturer was killed in front of students from the university where he had taught for 20 years in the Paris suburb of Courbevoie on(...)

The front of  a postcard from Phil Stuart. Photograph: Malachy Clerkin

The autograph book on Tony Daly’s kitchen table is small and thick and rectangular and there’s the give of a medium-cooked steak in it when you press (...)

The Birmingham Six after their release in London in 1991, with Chris Mullin  (centre, with scarf) outside the Old Bailey. File photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

Former British Labour Party MP and author Chris Mullin will speak about the lessons that can be learned from the case of the Birmingham Six at a summe(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice celebrates with minor manager Jack O’Connor following victory over Donegal on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When Dublin County Board launched its planning document Unleashing the Blue Wave – A Strategy for Dublin GAA 2011-2017 three years ago, the vision of (...)

Brendan Greenan from Monaghan preparing a Holstein Friesian calf for judging at the Virgina Show. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Sean O’Connell took in all the sights of Virginia Show yesterday. He saw his father stewarding in the horse ring. He watched the cattle breeds being p(...)