John Treacy

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Small comfort: ‘Sure enough, the new Monaghan GAA jersey is a perfect fit.’ Small comfort: ‘Sure enough, the new Monaghan GAA jersey is a perfect fit.’

As part of the annual triumph of optimism over experience recently, I ordered a new Monaghan GAA jersey in advance of our championship season (which c(...)

Photograph: Stephen Heaney/Inpho

You have to think the board of Tennis Ireland (TI) are feeling this week how the board of Hockey Ireland (HI) were feeling last week. You, have dotted(...)

Stephen Scullion of Ireland in action during the London Marathon. Photograph: EPA

The problem with big city marathons is that conditions and the course always differ, sometimes drastically, which means times aren’t always as they ap(...)

 Slovenian rider Tadej Pogacar of the UAE Team Emirates poses with his Tour de France trophy with  Arc de Triomphe in the background. Photograph: Stephane Mantey/EPA

‘Assassins,” cried Gustave Garrigou, sending his rage directly against the race organisers, who in turn lap it up. No one walks away more impressed by(...)

GAA president John Horan  and GAA director general Tom Ryan at Leinster House. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA), Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) will put a joint proposal to Govern(...)

FAI headquarters at Abbotstown: Governance was the issue that framed it as a ramshackle organisation. Governance was the issue that brought it to collapse and financial ruin. Now governance is central to causing fatal conflict and division. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Survivors of the protracted and messy collapse of The House of Hick aka the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI), feel especially brazen about understandi(...)

The FAI are to refer the Mazars report into its finances to the Garda and ODCE. Photograph: Inpho

The board of the FAI has decided to refer the report the organisation commissioned from accountancy firm Mazars into its own finances during the perio(...)

Ireland’s world record-breaking quartet on their lap of honour after setting a new time at Belfleld (L-R Frank O’Mara, Marcus O’Sullivan, Ray Flynn and Eamonn Coghlan). Photograph: Dermot O’Shea/The Irish Times

The idea was to stage some sort of world record attempt on the grass track and raise a few quid towards the famine in Ethiopia. Truth is John O’Shea h(...)

Munster’s James Cronin: As a professional rugby player, he should have been more quizzical about what he was taking. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Ideally, one imagines, James Cronin, Munster and the Champions Cup organisers, EPCR, would like the case surrounding the player’s one-month suspension(...)

James Cronin in action for Munster against Racing 92 in the Heineken Champions Cup match at  Thomond Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sport Ireland has until Monday, May 18th to appeal the James Cronin doping violation decision. Following an EPCR disciplinary process, Cronin was su(...)

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