John Keogh

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John Keogh: “Nobody was offering this in southern Spain, so I did.”

John Keogh and his wife, Christine, visited the pretty-as-a-picture Spanish town of Frigiliana while on a driving holiday in Andalusia in 2007. “I re(...)

‘Whilst I have never really cared about whether people think I am straight, gay or bisexual, I have noticed that the issue of my sexual orientation has dominated some discussion and has become somewhat of a distraction,’ Cllr John Keogh wrote on Facebook

A Fianna Fáil councillor in Co Roscommon has come out publicly on social media in order to “shut down the rumour-mills” about his private life. South(...)

Lord Scoundrel winner of the Galway Plate 2016

The social event of the year for race goers is almost upon us, so it’s time to dust off the hat and get ready for a week in the west at the 148th Galw(...)

Newstalk owner Communicorp recently stood down news editor roles at some of its stations and appointed a single head of news. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Newstalk, the Dublin-based national radio station owned by Denis O’Brien, has cut its digital news team from 10 employees to four, a source has told T(...)

 Part of Colm Cooper’s genius was turning what might have been competitive matches into emphatic triumphs. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There was no real doubt about it in the end. It’s just over two years since Henry Shefflin called a media conference to announce his retirement and be(...)

Guitarists tend to like one another’s company, a curious penchant not often shared by other instrumentalists, and the guitar duo has a long and noble(...)

Una Davis her son Michael and his partner Georgina arrive at the funeral service of her husband  Derek Davis in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Grief has a way of making you feel very old and very young at the same time. So said Seán Davis at his father’s funeral in Dublin on Monday afternoon.(...)

Senator Terry Leyden’s daughter Orla, a sitting councillor,  retained a  seat for Fianna Fáil in Roscommon

Fianna Fáil taking eight out of eighteen seats on Roscommon County Council, coupled with the implosion of the Fine Gael vote in each of the three elec(...)

Soon to be World Cup winning England manager Alf Ramsey issues instructions as internationals Ray Wilson and Alan Ball (centre) toy with the ball while captain Bobby Moore listens attentively; The Irish Times eulogises the famous victory. photograph: pa

Before his untimely death in 1993, Ronnie Whelan snr was apt to recall that growing up in Cabra on Dublin’s north side, he was never regarded as the b(...)

IMO doctors vote against an abortion motion at their annual conference in The Europe Hotel, Killarney today. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

The Irish Medical Organisation (IMO) has rejected a motion calling for regulation in relation to the provision of abortion where there is a rea(...)