Liam Miller

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Roy Keane and relatives carry the remains of his father Mossie from Farranree Church, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The late father of former Irish soccer player Roy Keane considered all of his children to be stars and was so cherished by his family that they kept a(...)

Rod Stewart’s  tribute to  Liam Miller at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.  Photograph: Stephen Ryan/Twitter

Rod Stewart paid tribute to the late footballer Liam Miller, at his concert in Páirc Uí­ Chaoimh in Cork on Saturday night, posting a picture of the f(...)

The origins of today’s decision lie in the controversy caused by the Liam Miller Tribute last September, which was eventually held in Cork’s Páirc Uí Chaoimh.

GAA Congress has voted to allow county venues to be used by other sports. Motion 19, debated in by annual congress in Wexford on Saturday, gives the a(...)

GAA Congress is set for Wexford on February 22nd/23rd. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Congress 2019 will get to vote on the further relaxing of the rule prohibiting the use of GAA grounds for other sports, beyond the exception already a(...)

The clamour to move the Liam Miller tribute match from Cork City’s soccer ground to Páirc Uí Chaoimh in order to benefit from the far greater capacity placed the GAA in a difficult situation. Photograph: Inpho

The controversy generated by the Liam Miller tribute match last September was the main influence on a motion to go before February’s annual congress, (...)

The Liam Miller Tribute Match, which saw a Celtic & Ireland Legends side take on a  Manchester United Legends selection, at  Páirc Uí Chaoimh in September. Photograph: Inpho

GAA director general Tom Ryan has said that the association felt “bullied” into hosting the Liam Miller tribute match, which was held in Cork’s Páirc (...)

RIP: Dolores O’Riordan, Aretha Franklin, Myrtle Allen and Stephen Hawking. Photographs: Tim Roney/Getty, Fred A Sabine/NBC via Getty, Eric Luke and Santi Visalli/Getty

Ireland Dolores O’Riordan in 2007. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien January 15th Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan February 9th Form(...)

Roy Keane with Marymount hospice chief executive  Dr Sarah McCloskey,  switching  on the Christmas lights at Marymount, in Cork, on Sunday night.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A hospice consultant has paid tribute to Roy Keane and organisers of a special benefit game which raised some €250,000 for the hospice as Keane showed(...)

“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(...)

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