Monty Burns

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Football Association of Ireland’s John Delaney: FAI board lacks overall independence and many members appear to be too close to the association by dint of time served. Photograph: Tom Honan

The recent travails of John Delaney, the chief executive of the Football Association of Ireland, have thrown the focus back on to a nebulous but utter(...)

Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton are the most decorated Irish half-back pairing ever in international rugby. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Teams evolve. So it was that when the Grand Slammers of 2009, Brian O’Driscoll and Paul O’Connell et al, retired, it turned out not to be the end of t(...)

The Taoiseach’s last treat. Photograph: @Campaignforleo

Pity poor Leo Varadkar. Late last night on Twitter our Taoiseach posted what he described as his “last treat” before Lent and - by almost every single(...)

Colm Begley of Laois, who was dropped from the match day squad when his side played Wicklow at the weekend. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The Colm Begley row that broke over the last week has demonstrated the major fault line running through the GAA at the moment - the increasingly fr(...)