Mary O Connor

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Mary O’Connor led KPMG UK for two months after Bill Michael stepped down as chair and chief executive following a backlash over comments he made to staff on a video call in February. Photograph: iStock

The first woman to lead a Big Four accountant in the UK is to leave KPMG after being passed over for appointment as the firm’s permanent chief executi(...)

Airlines owe Irish consumers at least €25 million as a result of Covid-19-related flight cancellations. Photograph: iStock

The scale of the crisis which has engulfed the Irish travel industry and the impact it has had on would-be travellers was laid bare at a recent hearin(...)

Federation of Irish Sport chief executive Mary O’Connor has welcomed the Government’s increased expenditure for sport in 2021 announced in the budget. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

There has been a broad welcome for the Government’s €36 million funding increase to Sport Ireland in Tuesday’s budget. The Minister for Public Expend(...)

Mary O’Connor, CEO of Federation of Irish Sport: The federation has painted a bleak picture of national governing bodies facing revenue losses of up to 70 per cent due to the impact of Covid-19. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Irish sport has lots riding on tomorrow’s budget. The financial outlook for many organisations will be determined for some time to come by how the Gov(...)

Eoin O’Malley: A “wonderful caring and sweet grandad”.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

We have been absolutely blessed down in Cork with our plethora of sporting stars and sporting moments that so naturally follow. From gallant footballe(...)

‘Between water and clouds’, woodcut by Jelena Sredanovic

Galway International Arts Festival Festival Gallery, William St, and other venues, Galway Until July 28th **** It’s become the norm at the(...)

Minister for Sport Shane Ross: “We want to see every citizen engaging regularly in some form of sport and physical activity, irrespective of their age, economic or social circumstances, their ethnic background or their physical capabilities.”Photograph: Getty Images

Irish sports clubs are too Irish-born* and too unwelcoming to people with disabilities, older people and people from poorer backgrounds, a major confe(...)

Sport Ireland today launched a new Women in Sport Policy with Grainne Walsh (Boxing), Michaela Walsh (Boxing), Carey May (former Irish Marathon Olympian), Annalise Murphy (Sailing) and Clare Ryan (Swim Ireland) all in attendance. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A permanent Women in Sport Lead and the rewarding of sporting bodies who achieve greater gender diversity at board level are the main elements of Spor(...)

Parents Gerry and Celine Cunningham (centre) from Longwood, Co Meath,  with their children Christine and Anthony  who were both born prematurely at the  Coombe. Photograph: Tom Honan

About 200 “graduates” – once among the tiniest anywhere – gathered on Sunday for a reunion at the place they spent their first weeks fighting for life(...)

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