John O Kane

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Dave Flynn’s nose for the timely, publicity-friendly, anti-establishment gesture is not to be denied. Photograph: John O’Neill

September’s three-week festival Composing the Island (National Concert Hall, Wednesday 5th to Sunday 25th) was bound to ruffle feathers. It’s a huge (...)

Supporters with Welsh flags cheer on a rider in Dún Laoghaire during the IronMan triathlon  in Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

What was most distressing about the first officially sanctioned IronMan event in Dublin was the absence of anything resembling distress on the faces o(...)

Fungus Games cofounders Chris Gregan and John O’Kane
New Innovators: Fungus Games

“Everyone loves a good story and the Fungus platform helps people create beautiful story games easily, for free, and with no coding,” says company cof(...)

Aidan Forker of St Mary’s tangles with Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh at Healy Park. Photograph: Inpho

With two wins from two, holders Tyrone remain on course for a fourth successive Dr McKenna Cup title.Patrick Quinn’s 43rd minute goal ended the resist(...)

Kevin Devine  (left) and John Lynch  drowned while swimming on the Greek island of Crete on Friday evening. Tribute have been paid today to Mr Lynch, a member of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

RTÉ has paid tribute to a member of its National Symphony Orchestra who drowned along with his partner on the Greek island of Crete at the weekend. Th(...)

Pianist Barry Douglas’s gutsy playing was often an edge-of-the-seat experience

It was like old times at Kilkenny Arts Festival. The new director, Eugene Downes, put classical music right back at the heart of this year’s festiv(...)

The deaths of two young men in a single-vehicle road traffic collision in Co Fermanagh is adding to concern at the worsening level of fatalities.

The deaths of two young men in a single-vehicle road traffic collision in Co Fermanagh is adding to concern at the worsening level of fatalities.The t(...)