John Giles

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The usual suspects: RTÉ Sport launches its coverage and team at the French ambassador’s residence on Ailesbury Road, Dublin. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Four years ago, if you recall, we had to make do with just the 31 games over 24 days, so we’d hardly got the cushions comfy on our couches when the fi(...)

Paul McGrath celebrates his goal with Liam Brady, Mark Lawrenson and Ray Houghton during the European Championship qualifier at Lansdowne Road on October 14th 1987. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

In the era of the “what if...” novel, it may be only a matter of time before somebody revisits Jack Charlton’s time as Republic of Ireland manager an(...)

The Après Match team of  Risteard Cooper, Gary Cooke and Barry Murphy  will be an intrinsic part of RTÉ’s TV  coverage  of the Euro 2016 finals. Photograph: Domhnall Farmer/Inpho

The Après Match team – Risteárd Cooper, Gary Cooke and Barry Murphy – will be an intrinsic part of RTÉ’s television coverage for the duration of the (...)

RTÉ’s famous foursome - John Giles, Eamon Dunphy, Bill O’Herhily and Liam Brady. Photograph: Inpho

John Giles is to leave his role as an RTÉ pundit at the end of this summer’s European Championships in France, bringing to an end a 30-year relations(...)

John Giles will leave his role as an RTE pundit after this summer’s European Championships. Photograph: Inpho

John Giles has confirmed he is to leave his role as a pundit with RTÉ after this summer’s European Championships in France. However, the 75-year-old (...)

Suffragist Margaret Sandhurst was the first woman to be given the Freedom of the City, in 1889, three years before her death.

In 140 years, 80 people have been awarded the Freedom of the City of Dublin. Nominated by the Lord Mayor, and approved by Dublin City Council, the awa(...)

John Giles outside the house in which he lived prior to the unveiling of a plague in his honour at Ormond Square in Dublin in 2006. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

John Giles did not know Aodhán Ó Ríordáin was going to become a politician but he’s still happy to play ball. At an event on Tuesday promoting the n(...)

75-year-old John  Giles is a soccer analyst on RTE and on Newstalk.

The media company owned by veteran soccer pundit John Giles recorded accumulated profits of more than €500,000 last year and has cash reserves of over(...)

 Ireland manager Martin O’Neill  celebrates with two-goal hero Jon Walters.   Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Well, isn’t life just grand? You know, if Liveline had a poll today on replacing Amhrán na bhFiann with ‘Super Jonny Walters’, it might be the first 1(...)

Robbie Brady celebrates after scoring.

Well, that game raised many questions, like the one about our dodgy concentration levels after taking a hard-earned lead, but the greatest conundrum, (...)

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