Liam Miller

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“How could newspapers remain independent of government if they were to become hooked on the methadone of State cash?” Photograph: Robert Alexander/Getty Images

Journalism matters. But so does its independence from government and other powerful forces that it is meant to hold to account. The road to hell for t(...)

A tribute screen displaying photographs of Liam Miller above the stands during the tribute match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It may not have set hearts racing but the Liam Miller Benefit Match did exactly what it set out to do. Nearly 43,000 fans turned out to pay a warm tr(...)

Dave Langan in action for Ireland v Spain in 1985 in Cork, attendance 15,000. The Liam Miller match is set to top this

The Liam Miller tribute match, due to take place on Tuesday looks destined to comfortably exceed the existing record for the biggest ever attendance a(...)

Keen soccer fan: President Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

President Michael D Higgins has accepted an invitation to attend the tribute match in honour of former Manchester United footballer Liam Miller in Cor(...)

 The Republic of Ireland’s Liam Miller in action  during a friendly against Colombia  in 2008. File photograph: Jamie McDonald/Getty Images

The sold-out Liam Miller tribute match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh between a Manchester United Legends XI and a Glasgow Celtic/Republic of Ireland selection w(...)

Former Ireland, Celtic and Manchester United midfielder Liam Mille. File photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ticket sales are so strong for the Liam Miller benefit match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork that the site crashed when it went live at 10am today. The w(...)

John Horan: “I rang around the country and asked people about the grassroots feeling, an awful lot of people felt look we should let it go ahead.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

GAA president John Horan yesterday said social media did not influence him in the way he dealt with the controversial Liam Miller benefit match at Pái(...)

Former colleagues of Liam Miller, pictured here scoring for the Republic of Ireland against Sweden in 2006, have welcome the GAA’s decision to allow his tribute match go ahead in Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Alan Betson

Holding the Liam Miller tribute match in Páirc Uí Chaoimh will show his children how well regarded he was as a sportsman, according to a close friend (...)

Liam Miller, who died from cancer at the age of 36, played for Manchester United, Glasgow Celtic and the Republic of Ireland.

The organisers of the Liam Miller Benefit Match have confirmed the GAA is to make Páirc Uí Chaoimh available for the charity fund-raiser free of charg(...)

A file image of Liam Miller playing for the Republic of Ireland against  Montenegro in a World Cup qualifier in 2009. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

The organisers of the Liam Miller tribute match have urged the Cork public to come out and support the event, saying an attendance of 30,000 plus will(...)

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