John Greene

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The Xtra-Vision store on the corner of Baggot Street and Waterloo Road in Dublin: Try to explain to a child of the 21st century what a video library was and watch confusion cloud their faces. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last week, in an idle moment, Pricewatch took to Twitter and asked about the shops which have closed that people missed the most. The response was en(...)

Players are willing to be amateur but they are less willing to accept amateur preparation and training techniques.  Photograph: John McVitty/Inpho

There appears to be a growing consensus that the GAA is headed down the wrong path. The impending appointment of a new director-general, and the new b(...)

The US embassy in Ballsbridge, Dublin.

A former US embassy security guard has been told he cannot take an employment appeals case over his dismissal as his former employer, the US governmen(...)

Little Nellie, seen in this illustration, suffered from TB and was placed in the care of the nuns at the Good Shepherd Convent in 1907

The Bishop of Cork hopes the body of a five-year-old girl who died more than 100 years ago can be exhumed to allow people to pray at her graveside. Bi(...)

GAA director general Paraic Duffy, outgoing president Liam O’Neill and new president Aogán Ó Fearghail. Photo: Inpho/Andrew Paton

GAA officials expressed themselves happy with the weekend’s annual congress, held in the Slieve Russell Hotel in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan. The most sig(...)

No more than 10 players can be nominated by any given college

The Leinster Council has cracked down on the number of players eligible for third-level colleges in their pre-season football and hurling competition(...)

John Greene: ‘We have about 30 acres of fruit but all of that is under cover, which not only protects the fruit, but also ensures a better quality and consistency’ John Greene: ‘We have about 30 acres of fruit but all of that is under cover, which not only protects the fruit, but also ensures a better quality and consistency’

If there is one thing Co Wexford is famous for, it’s strawberries. People may have only started growing them there in the 1930s, but it’s hard to conc(...)

Lieutenant Maurice Dease died of his wounds and is buried in St Symphorien cemetery. President Michael D. Higgins visited the cemetery earlier this month. He  is pictured with Joachim Guack  of Germany, Britain’s Prince William, British PM David Cameron and King Philippe of Belgium. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

A memorial paving stone to Lieutenant Maurice Dease, the first winner of the Victoria Cross (VC) during the First World War, will be unveiled at Glasn(...)