Mike Cronin

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Former chairman of Paddy Power Fintan Drury said: ‘You cannot have booze advertising on television in this country until a certain hour of the evening, but you can have gambling.’ File photograph: Frank Miller

Betting firms as well as alcohol companies should be taken out of sports sponsorship to help combat gambling addiction, a conference on ethics in(...)

Leicester City fans celebrate after it was confirmed they were the 2015/’16 Premier League champions. Photograph: Getty Images

Just outside Leicester station there is a statue to the founder of modern tourism, Thomas Cook. In 1841 Cook ran his first organised excursion from Le(...)

The victorious Clare team of 1914.

Occasionally, it appears as if history is repeating itself. At least it does where Clare are concerned. As the county counts down to two All-Ireland f(...)

Liz McGrath and Paul Donnelly at Government Buildings to mark the setting up of  Century Ireland, an  online newspaper which  will contain contemporary accounts of momentous events from major newspapers at the time, both national and provincial, including The Irish Times. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A momentous decade in Irish history is being brought to life with a new internet project. Century Ireland will use online resources to lo(...)