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Stephen Bradley: “It’s a straight cruciate, there is nothing around the knee, no other little niggles, so it should be a quick turnaround.”  Photograph:Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers manager Stephen Bradley has confirmed that Trevor Clarke suffered a cruciate ligament injury to his left knee in last week’s defeat at(...)

Kerry babies case: Joanne Hayes, whom 43 “important men” methodically flayed on the tribunal stand

Fallen women. Bold girls. Silly, stupid girls. Poor, unfortunate girls. They were part of the fabric of life in the Ireland of the 1980s. The unmista(...)

Joanne Hayes leaving the tribunal of enquiry into the Kerry babies in 1985. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The Kerry babies case would be unlikely to happen today. The Ireland of 2018 bears little resemblance to that of 1985, when an 82-day tribunal grippe(...)

Local resident Malcolm Cooney on Ashleam Beach on Achill island which has returned after 12 years. Photograph: Sean Molloy

When Atlantic forces returned a sandy beach – which had vanished over 30 years before – to Achill, the Co Mayo island’s tourist office could not belie(...)

Gary Shaw scored two late goals to give Shamrock Rovers the points away to Galway United. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Galway United 1 Shamrock Rovers 2 Gary Shaw fired two late goals as Shamrock Rovers claimed a precious away win at Eamonn Deacy Park. Ronan Murray’s(...)

Michael Schlingermann kept a cleansheet for Sligo. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sligo Rovers 0 Bray Wanderers 0 The relegation trap-door opened a little wider under Sligo Rovers after they failed to win for the seventh successive(...)

Bray Wanderers manager Harry Kenny. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Bray Wanderers boss Harry Kenny believes his side are entitled to travel to Turner’s Cross and Friday night’s meeting with runaway Premier Division le(...)

 Kerry Babies tribunal: Protesters outside the Department of Justice on January 29th, 1985 voiced support for the Hayes family  over their treatment  by gardaí and the tribunal.  Photograph: Pat Langan

The words “truth” and “justice” abounded this week, but it is doubtful if either will be honoured or vindicated. On Monday, the family of Sgt Maurice(...)

The 10 hunger strikers who died in 1981: Our project, which includes this Irish Times series, a conference that took place in London at the University of Notre Dame and a special issue of the academic journal, The Irish Review, has sought to reassess the events of 1981, and their legacy, 35 years on

Irish identities, Ian McBride argues in History and Memory in Modern Ireland, are “constructed upon a grid of talismanic dates”. The commemorative pr(...)

John Sullivan scored Bray’s second as they beat Bohemians 2-1. Photograph: Inpho

Bray Wanderers 2 Bohemians 1 Ger Pender set a Bray Wanderers scoring record as they had just a little too much power and pace for Bohemians at the Ca(...)

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