Mark Keane

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Armagh v Roscommon in the National League in October: Armagh had "home advantage", courtesy of self-portraits from over 3,000 primary school children across the county in the stands. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne

Crowds There weren’t any. And it took our pundits some time to adjust to the new normal. Eg Before Armagh played Roscommon at the Athletic Grounds: C(...)

Daithí Burke is back in harness with Galway as they take on Tipperary in Saturday’s All-Ireland hurling quarter-final. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Saturday ALL-IRELAND SHC QUARTER-FINALS Galway v Tipperary, LIT Gaelic Grounds, 1.15pm – Live on RTÉ 2. Referee: Johnny Murphy (Limerick) What’s the(...)

Michael Quirke: “I think it was definitely worth it. I do. I think the GAA did an incredible job to be honest with you.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

And just like that, the championship is half over. We’ve hardly had time to get a bit of wear out of the good winter coat and already the season is l(...)

Cork’s Saoirse Noonan. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Living in Millstreet, about five miles from the Kerry border, it’s not easy to accept that losing in men’s football, especially in Munster championshi(...)

Cork’s  Maurice Shanley celebrates with Sean Meehan after the dramatic last-gasp victory over Kerry at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Laszlo Geczp/Inpho

Sometimes in sport, time slows down. It certainly felt like that to the few of us gathered spellbound and frozen in Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Sunday evening(...)

Cork’s Kevin O’Driscoll celebrates after the game with Ian Maguire after beating Kerry at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

An hour after it was over, a line of cars had gathered out on the Monahan Road, just by the entrance to Páirc Uí Chaoimh. You wouldn’t say there was m(...)

Anton Tohill (left) is to return to Collingwood in Melbourne and will undergo two weeks of quarantine when he arrives in Australia. Photograph:  Michael Willson/AFL Photos via Getty Images

Six former intercounty footballers have been cleared to return to Australia this weekend to resume their AFL careers after winning visa approval to re(...)

Both PDFORRA, which represents non-commissioned ranks in the Naval Service, and RACO, which represents commissioned officers, said the tax credit is a step in the right direction but will not be enough to retain personnel. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Naval Service representatives have welcomed a Government announcement of a special tax credit of almost €1,300 a year for those on sea patrol duty but(...)

Mark Keane speaks during a Pdforra conference in Castlebar, Co Mayo, in 2018. File photograph: Mick Burke/Defence Forces

The president of the Defence Forces representative body Pdforra has said conditions for members are so bad that 80 naval personnel are living on boats(...)

 Since becoming involved in 2015, Irish Naval Service personnel have rescued more than 18,000 people. Photograph: David Jones

As word spread through the Naval Service last week that Operation Sophia, the European Union’s military mission to rescue migrants in the southern Med(...)

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