John O Mahony

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The RIAI called for the adoption of more streamlined system to regulate and process housing planning applications. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

The State’s housing crisis is being compounded by lengthy planning processes and overly complex regulations, the Royal Institute of the Architects of (...)

A wreck of a market - a post-crash ghost estate

For Ann, it was a bunk in a hostel or the loss of a new, permanent job. That was her choice. She has spent weeks looking for a place to rent in Dubl(...)

Mayo’s Colm McMenamon celebrates with fans after beating Kerry in the 1996 All-Ireland SFC semi-final. Photograph: Inpho

It was a different world: before the qualifiers restructured the championship and before the calendar year redefined the season. Yet the 1996 All-Irel(...)

Donal Vaughan celebrates scoring his  goal against Donegal in 2013. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In the giddy aftermath of their team’s overwhelming win in the quarter-final replay against Roscommon, Mayo minds instantly travelled to one day of co(...)

Stephen Cluxton acknowledges the crowd in the celebrations after last year’s All-Ireland victory. Photograph: Inpho

It all feels so Jurassic now. On the day before Stephen Cluxton made his first cracks on the inside of the eggshell, the Irish Independent ran a small(...)

Dangerous driving: “If you see someone holding a mobile phone . . . it is extremely likely they are also doing a whole series of other poor road-safety behaviours.” Photograph: Martin Prescott/iStock/Getty

There is a “quite alarming” persistence in dangerous-driving behaviour by men under the age of 35, new Road Safety Authority research shows. A survey(...)

Mayo’s Andy Moran celebrates scoring a goal against Roscommon in the FBD League. Photograph: Inpho

John O’Mahony, Fine Gael TD, answers his phone. There’s a reporter on the other end. Wants to chat about a piece for the Connacht final. No problem, s(...)

Declan D’Arcy celebrates Leitrim’s storied Connacht final win in 1994. Photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

The Leitrim footballers have a big championship game this afternoon. You’d be forgiven for not knowing this. It’s not as if the GAA has commandeered a(...)

Former minister for justice Alan Shatter with former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan has told the Charleton tribunal he informed then minister for justice Alan Shatter of an historical allegati(...)

Leitrim selector John O’Mahony with manager Brendan Guckian. “Losing is not inevitable. They’re entitled to win the odd time as well.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Twenty-three years ago this month John O’Mahony made the same trip to Dr Hyde Park that he will be travelling on Sunday. Back then he was managing a L(...)

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