Niall Walsh

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John Paul Lucey of UL in action against  UCD’s Robert Lennon during the Electric Ireland Fitzgibbon Cup match at  Belfield. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

UCC overcame NUIG by 1-19 to 0-14 at The Mardyke to ensure they finished top of Group A in the 2019 Fitzgibbon Cup, with seven points from Shane Conwa(...)

The burnt-out Grenfell Tower: Rainscreen cladding on the  tower was, according to Rydon Construction, put there with the aim of “improving thermal insulation and modernising the exterior of the building”. The company finished refurbishing the building last summer.  Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images

The possibility of a Grenfell Tower-type fire in Ireland exists, according to a fire safety expert, but a representative of fire-fighters says the hei(...)

Geoff Carty and his wife Maire of The Headline bar, with a selection of their craft beers. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Nobody called it craft beer back in the ’90s. Or when the Porterhouse brew pub first opened its doors in Temple Bar serving its own beers and a range(...)

Niall Walsh: “We’re expecting to grow our brewery by 50 per cent again this year and we’ve done that for the last three or four years.”

Niall Walsh and his business partner Jason O’Connell set up Galway Bay Brewery in 2009. The microbrewery, which produces a range of craft beers such a(...)

 Meath’s Seán Tobin scores a goal past Longford goalkeeper Paddy Collum at Pairc Táilteann. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Meath 1-17 Longford 1-9Last year’s beaten finalists Meath are on the cusp of a semi-final spot in the O’Byrne after seeing off the feeble challenge of(...)

Diarmuid Connolly scores a goal for St Vincent’s against Ballyboden St Enda’s during their Dublin senior football club semi-final at Parnell Park, Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

St Vincent’s and St Oliver Plunkett’s/Eoghan Ruadh advanced to the Dublin Senior Football Championship final after respective semi-final wins over Bal(...)

Mayo’s Jason Gibbon and Shane McHale with Ryan McHugh of Sligo IT. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 2-8 IT Sligo 1-11Alan Freeman came to Mayo’s rescue with a late goal from the penalty spot to earn a share of the spoils in this Connacht League (...)

The craft trail: ‘There was an attempt in the 1980s to set up microbreweries, but the Irish public wasn’t ready for it. Now so many more of us have travelled and we have higher expectations’

Man has been brewing beer since some enterprising and observant soul found out that a mixture of fomented wild barley, wild yeast and rainfall produce(...)