Liam O Connor

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Joey Carbery lifts the Ulster Bank League trophy in 2016. Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

Club rugby has been liberally populated with international stars of the future based on the specific evidence of recent semi-finals and finals in the (...)

JJ Hanrahan inspired Munster to a comeback win over Benetton Treviso. Photograph: Elena Barbini/Inpho

Munster coach Johann van Graan praised the strength and depth of his squad after they came from behind to oust Benetton Rugby in Treviso on Friday nig(...)

The Munster team training at UL in Limerick this week. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Munster have made 11 changes to the side that defeated Cardiff Blues last week for Friday night’s Pro14 clash against Benetton Rugby at Stadio Monigo (...)

Munster backrow Jack O’Donoghue is back in the starting team for this weekend’s Pro14 clash against Zebre. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Jack O’Donoghue is back in the Munster team to play Zebre at Thomond Park on Saturday night (kick-off: 7.45pm). CJ Stander captains the side on his r(...)

Mary Cregan passed away at her home at Rowles, Meelin, near the Limerick-Cork border on Friday. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

A major fundraiser for cancer services in Limerick went ahead as planned on Friday just hours after the tragic death of the event’s organiser Mary Cre(...)

Arts Council director Orlaith McBride, Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan and Arts Council chairwoman Sheila Pratschke at the announcement of investment in the arts for 2019. Photograph: Alan Betson

The chairwoman of the Arts Council Sheila Pratschke on Thursday called for a separate Aosdána for the performing arts. Speaking at the council’s Dub(...)

Lansdowne’s Oisin Dowling and Martin Mulhall in action against  Dublin University earlier this month. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

It was business as usual for Division 1A’s leading three clubs, Cork Constitution, Lansdowne and Clontarf, as they all posted home wins on the resumpt(...)

Bram Stoker Festival: the Dublin event runs from Friday until Monday. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall

The final bank-holiday weekend before we give up the ghost for the year has, happily, plenty of ghostcentric events – and a whole lot more besides, ri(...)

Maighread Ní Dhomhnaill: “I watch Rory O’Connell’s show How to Cook Well religiously”

Current favourite book I often go back to Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows but right now I’m reading Alice McDermott’s Someone. She’s an Ame(...)

Joey Carbery: moved from Leinster to Munster

The memories remain vivid but professional sport permits but the briefest pause to enjoy success. Leinster’s record breaking double of Champions Cup a(...)

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