Mark Sweeney

10 results

Can anyone stop Stephen Cluxton and Dublin and the drive for five? All photographs: Inpho

Connacht Galway Manager: Kevin Walsh (5th year) Odds: All-Ireland 11/1; Connacht 4/5 Next up: v London, Ruislip, 5th May, 3.30 Galway’s lea(...)

St Jude’s Kevin McManamon takes on St Vincent’s Brendan Egan during the Dublin SFC semi-final at Parnell Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Halloween looms and St Jude’s are still going, still in there firing away long after most folk imagined they’d have had to holster their weapons. Ev(...)

St Vincent’s Diarmuid Connolly gets away from Kevin McManamon of St Jude’s during the Dublin SFC semi-final at Parnell Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

St Vincent’s 4-12 St Jude’s 1-12 Three second-half goals from Tomás Quinn, Shane Carthy and Brendan Egan helped holders St Vincent’s overcome 13-man (...)

 St Judes’ Kevin McManamon in action against Cuala. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

St Jude’s and Ballymun Kickhams progressed to the semi-finals of the Dublin senior football championship after their respective wins over Cuala and St(...)

Fermanagh’s Sean Quigley hit 14 points against Amtrim in the qualifier clash at Brewster Park, seven of which came from play. Photograph:   Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Fermanagh 1-21 Antrim 0-11 They won’t get it so easy no matter who they play next weekend, but Fermanagh made short work of Antrim in Enniskill(...)

Fermanagh manager Peter McGrath: this year has seen an improvement in his team’s defence. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

There’s been a fair shift in the relative positions of the teams in the past 12 months since Antrim sprang an ambush to defeat the home team. Ferma(...)

The Commons’ Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has sought to inquire into Tony Blair’s actions during his time in No 10 Downing Street. Photograph: PA

Former Labour prime minister, Tony Blair has finally bowed to demands from House of Commons MPs to appear before an inquiry investigating the decision(...)

The summons, which is highly embarrassing for Mr Blair, is the first time a House of Commons inquiry has had to order a former prime minister to come before it to give evidence. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

Former British prime minister Tony Blair has been summoned to give evidence to MPs about the decision to tell hundreds of republican “on the runs” the(...)

Darach O’Connor scores Donegal’s second goal in the  Ulster SFC  semi-final against Antrim in Clones.  Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Donegal 3-16 Antrim 0-12 Donegal overcame a stubborn first half by Antrim to march into their fourth successive Ulster final on a low-key afternoon in(...)

Antrim’s Michael Herron and   Paddy Cunningham battle with Monaghan’s Neil McAdam at Casement Park yesterday. Photograph: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

Monaghan 0-11 Antrim 0-6: The old girl deserved better. In what was most likely Casement Park’s last Ulster championship match before it is demolished(...)