Paddy Kavanagh

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“Just as the display of holy pictures in a house does not guarantee the inmates are leading lives of piety, so the display of literary iconography in bars does not imply a devotion to actual reading.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Among the latest non-events in this year of things that didn’t happen was Mylesday at Dublin’s Palace bar. An annual feature since 2011, it commemorat(...)

Some workers are forced by  employers to declare themselves as self-employed rather than employees. Photograph: iStock

Bogus self-employment is rampant in the construction industry and the Government must move immediately to stamp out this practice , the inaugural Conn(...)

Kevin Sharkey, presidential hopeful pitching Kildare County Council members for a nomination last month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The death penalty should be imposed on anybody who harms an old person in their home, according to presidential hopeful Kevin Sharkey. Mr Sharkey was(...)

Bohemians manager Keith Long: “If everyone gives a fully focused performance, we can put it up to anyone in this league.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Bohemians manager Keith Long reckons his side’s recent wins against other sides in the bottom half of the table have given Bohemians some licence to g(...)

St Patricks Athletic’s Jake Keegan and Lawrence Vigoroux of Waterford collide. Photograph: Inpho

Derry City 3 Bohemians 1 Derry City limbered up for this weekend’s trip to Oriel Park with their sixth win on the spin, defeating Bohemians at a blus(...)

The Ireland team celebrate winning the Grand Slam at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Consulting, farming, coaching and media darlings aplenty, here are the 2009 Grand Slammers revisited. The campaign got off to a stunning start with J(...)

Derry City’s Darren Cole is challenged by Dan Carr of Shamrock Rovers during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game at Tallaght Stadium. Photograpgh: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 6 Derry City 1 Graham Burke was the star of the show with a remarkable four goals to help Shamrock Rovers to an emphatic and long ove(...)

John Houlden was eight-years-old during the snow of 1947.

As people across Ireland took refuge from the Beast from the East in well-heated homes with well-stocked fridges and a steady stream of movies and box(...)

  Eoghan Stokes scored the equaliser against Limerick. Photoraph: Inpho

Limerick FC 1 Bohemians 1 Despite the biting cold, some 2,225 turned out for Tommy Barrett’s first home game as manager of Limerick but were left dis(...)

“A scourge for us is bogus self-employment and we are going to tackle that full on,” said the new Connect union. Photograph: iStock

A new 45,000-strong trade union for the construction, electrical and technical sectors has warned it will use its industrial muscle to tackle what it (...)

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