Mike Mccarthy

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Tom Barry addressing former IRA colleagues at an annual commemoration of the Kilmichael ambush which took place 100 years ago on November 28th, 1920.

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley became embroiled in controversy over the weekend after posting an “insensitive” tweet about IRA attacks during the War of I(...)

Tom Barry addressing former IRA colleagues at an annual  commemoration of the  Kilmichael ambush which took place 100 years ago on November 28th, 1920.

Long-forgotten files in the UK National Archives in London show that the Kilmichael ambush was “a fight to the finish”. Sixteen members of the much-h(...)

 Markus Paul pictured in 2006. Photograph: Getty Images

Dallas Cowboys strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul died on Wednesday after falling ill at the NFL team’s training facility on Tuesday, the te(...)

Aerial photograph of Rathcroghan mound, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Joe Fenwick, NUI Galway

What if I were to tell you that the ancient royal capital of Connacht still exists today, with many of its ceremonial and ritualistic buildings still (...)

England’s Courtney Lawes and Maro Itoje, and Ireland’s Devin Toner in their pre-World Cup friendly at Twickenham on August 24th. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Devin Toner’s omission from Ireland’s Rugby World Cup squad constitutes a surprise based on his contribution to the national side in a career that cur(...)

Aaron Rodgers saw his Green Bay Packers side lose a crunch clash with Seattle. Photograph: Abbie Parr/Getty

Week 11 takeaway: No relaxing in Green Bay after must-win loss to Seattle In 2014, the Packers got off to a 1-2 start, with a 20-point loss to the Se(...)

 Gloucester’s Danny Cipriani is sent off by referee Alexandre Ruiz during the Heineken Champions Cup match against Munster at Thomond Park.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The circumstances pertaining to red cards in the second round of matches in this season’s Heineken Champions Cup superseded most other considerations (...)

Bundee Aki at an  Ireland  training session in  Carton House, Co Kildare. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

People of a certain vintage will remember John Sullivan’s sitcom Citizen Smith, – he also wrote Only Fools and Horses – where Robert Lindsay played th(...)

Leinster lock Mike McCarthy has been forced to retire due to an elbow injury, scuppering his move to French club Narbonne. Photo: Inpho

Leinster lock Mike McCarthy has been forced to retire due to an elbow injury, scuppering his move to French club Narbonne. McCarthy – who was capped (...)

Stuart Lancaster on Clermont: “They are probably the best coached of the Top 14 teams in terms of their organisation and structure. They are fit. They have got X-factor players all over the park.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Not the least impressive feature of Leinster’s rejuvenation this season has been their attacking game. In 30 games last season they scored 60 tries. A(...)

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