Kevin Griffin

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The GAA  has nothing to fear from discussion amongst its members of proposals, however radical they may be.

The GAA has in recent decades been fairly partial to contemplating the future. If we go back nearly 50 years to the McNamee Commission, which report(...)

Pascal Whelan: February 5th, 1942-February 5th, 2017. Photograph: Kevin Griffin
Obituary: Pascal Whelan

Pascal Whelan, who has died at the age of 75, was both a professional stuntman who doubled for many leading actors and the last permanent resident of (...)

 The remains of Pascal Whelan are brought across the sands at low tide to Omey Island in Connemara for burial following funeral Mass in nearby Star of the Sea Church in Claddaghduff, Co Galway. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Stunt actor Pascal Whelan was a man of many breathtaking moments, and no more than after his burial on Connemara’s Omey island. A filling tide was al(...)

One of several unseemly incidents between Kerry and Donegal players during last weekend’s clash at Austin Stack Park in Tralee. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

George Santayana, the Spanish-American philosopher, coined a phrase that has tended both to overshadow his other writings and survive in a variety of (...)

Róisín Egenton and Nicky Lawless Róisín, who is originally from New Jersey, won the 2000 Rose of Tralee competition, while representing New York, an(...)