Noel Treacy

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GAA Annual Congress have overwhelmingly passed  a motion to ban sponsorship from betting companies. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

GAA congress has voted to ban sponsorship by betting companies ‘of any competition, team, playing gear or facility’. The vote was overwhelmingly passe(...)

Haughey family members including Seán Haughey (left) and Ciarán Haughey (right) escort the remains of Maureen Haughey at her funeral at Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Maureen Haughey (91), who died on St Patrick’s Day, used to joke that her late father, former taoiseach Seán Lemass, could never pronounce the word lo(...)

Outgoing Galway chairman Noel Treacy said the county would contact Munster in the new year. Photograph: Inpho

Galway GAA officials will contact Munster after Christmas to establish the appetite there for the county to move their senior hurling team into their (...)

People gather to pay their respects at the removal of Bobby Molloy at his home, St Mary’s, at Rockbarton Road in Salthill, Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Former EU Commissioner Maire Geoghegan-Quinn and former Tánaiste Mary Harney were among hundreds of people who paid sympathies to the family of former(...)

Anthony Cunningham has no intention of stepping down as Galway manager. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Anthony Cunningham looks set to stay on as Galway manager for a fifth year despite reports of a player vote of no confidence in him. Talks between Cun(...)

Rian Staunton and his sister, Mei-Ling, look at a display in the Galway Science and Technology Festival Exhibition at NUI Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Try drawing a straight line through a mirror, cracking popcorn’s code and learning how to transform milk into plastic. Or taking cognitive tests, com(...)

Bishop John Kirby. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Bishop of Clonfert John Kirby has expressed his regret at the use of corporal punishment during his time as a teacher in a Co Galway secondary scho(...)

 Alan Mulholland has stepped down from his role as Galway manager. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Alan Mulholland has cited work and family commitments as the reason for not seeking another term as Galway football manager. Despite a progressive thr(...)

Former taoisigh Brian Cowen (left) and Albert Reynolds with Arthur French of the K Club at a reception in Áras an Uachtaráin hosted by President Mary McAleese.  Photograph : Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

The former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, who has died aged 81, made Northern Ireland his priority when he took office in 1992. Building on the groundwork(...)

Europe’s final parliamentary seat was filled at sunrise in south Mayo yesterday when Independent MEP Marian Harkin edged out Fianna Fáil’s Pat the Cope Gallagher to retain her seat in the enlarged Midlands North-West constituency.

Europe’s final parliamentary seat was filled at sunrise in south Mayo yesterday when Independent MEP Marian Harkin edged out Fianna Fáil’s Pat the (...)

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