John Tobin

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Anthony O’Brien, a former sergeant in the Defence Forces, who is a whistleblower about abuse in the army. ‘I wanted them to know about this stuff. I want something to happen for these victims.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Anthony O’Brien was a young soldier in the 1980s when he was told to drive a commandant home from the Curragh Camp. Once on the Kildare back roads, th(...)

Corofin’s Michael Farragher is blocked down by James Webb of Oughterard during their clash last week. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The dispatches from Galway’s football championship in its early stages underline the extent to which Corofin’s huge achievement in 2020 has been obscu(...)

Fintan Cregg: possesses the athleticism and pace to track roving half forwards, which seems to be the point of selecting him at centre half back. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Roscommon named their team for Sunday’s Connacht final last Sunday, with Fintan Cregg’s selection at centre back still raising eyebrows. Cregg has ma(...)

Dublin’s goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton: Rule change would have affected his short kick-outs.   Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Six months after the introduction of the mark, I’d say it’s probably time I came out of the woodwork to tell anybody that has a problem with it that i(...)

Mr Justice Raymond Fullam ruled the couple had not discharged the onus of proving the property did not represent the proceeds of crime

A man described by gardaí as “a senior figure” in a Limerick crime gang has been ordered by the High Court not to dispose of a house in Co Tipperary. (...)

 John Tobin from Tramore, Co Waterford. ‘They had to stand down the helicopter due to fog and in the end the only option was to drive me to Cork.’ Photograph: Mary Browne

Hospital campaigners in Waterford say they are seriously considering running a candidate in the next general election over the failure of the Governm(...)

Currently, goalkeepers or whoever is taking the kick-out are permitted to kick the ball the requisite 13 metres but to the side of the goal, allowing an unmarked defender to take uncontested possession. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill.

The GAA’s standing committee on the playing rules are considering restricting kick-outs in football to eliminate the short, lateral restart that has b(...)

Connacht 2-17 Leinster 1-18 A late goal from Sligo’s Niall Murphy was crucial at Parnell Park as reigning champions Connacht defeated Leinster at the(...)

Gardaí have appealed to the public for help in tracing the whereabouts of John Tobin. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have appealed to the public for help in tracing the whereabouts of John Tobin, who was last seen in Kells, Co Meath, on Sunday. Mr Tobin (31)(...)

Leinster’s Eoghan O’Gara and Michael Murphy of Ulster in action during last year’s semi-final at Páirc Tailteann. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In this season of spiritual renewal there remains the mystery of the interprovincial championships. Philosophers, GAA fixture makers and all who wrest(...)

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