Pat Burke

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Pat Burke: a passion for all forms of theatre

Actor, teacher, drama director, scholar and writer Pat Burke, born on May 6th, 1943, in Johnstown, Co Kildare, was a “man for all seasons” (to borrow (...)

Pat Burke, chair of the SEC, said he recognised ‘this year has been particularly difficult and stressful for Leaving Certificate candidates and their families’. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

More than 2,500 students who chose to sit the traditional written Leaving Certificate this year will begin their exams on Monday morning, with over ha(...)

Galway manager Kevin Walsh has won his last seven matches against Mayo. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Galway’s defensive system is made for predictable attacks, and that’s why it holds up so well against Mayo. In their last seven wins over Mayo – they(...)

Séamus Lavin of  St Peter’s Dunboyne   fouls Paul Mannion of Kilmacud Crokes to concede a penalty during the AIB  Leinster Club SFC quarter-final at  Páirc Taliteann in Navan. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin) 2-17 St Peter’s Dunboyne (Meath) 0-7 Not much to report from Navan about Sunday’s AIB Leinster club quarter-final per se, as(...)

Kimacud Crokes players celebrate their  Dublin SFC Final win over St Jude’s at  Parnell Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kilmacud Crokes 2-12 St Jude’s 0-13 At the end, as the Kilmacud Crokes players jigged around Parnell Park as Dublin champions for the first time sinc(...)

Paul Mannion scored three points as Kilmacud Crokes booked a place in the Dublin SFC Final with a victory over the Ballyboden St Enda’s at Parnell Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kilmacud Crokes 2-9 Ballyboden St Enda’s 0-9 Kilmacud Crokes advanced to the Dublin Senior Football Championship decider for the first time since 201(...)

The attraction of cycling is not only for people retiring from other sports, but also for those seeking an outlet where they can push themselves physically and mentally but relatively safely. Photograph: iStock

Bags of nuts – check. Overshoes – check. Energy bars – check. Sunglasses – check. Sun cream – check. Wind/rain jackets – check. Large tub of “chamois”(...)

The Vintage Cocktail Club, owned by Paddy McKillen Jr’s Press Up Entertainment group

There is a gold rush under way in the sizzling Dublin pubs market, which is swinging like a prohibition-era speakeasy. Sales in bars rose 5.5 per cen(...)

State Examinations Commission in Athlone where Leaving  and Junior Cert exam scripts are sorted for distribution. Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of Leaving Cert students taking on higher-level subjects has climbed to a record high as pupils try to make the most from changes to the CA(...)

Café en Seine on Dawson Street: one of the Mercantile Entertainment Group’s many well-known establishments in Dublin, along with the Mercantile Bar and Hotel, The George and Whelan’s on Wexford Street. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A claim that the former chief executive of Anglo Irish Bank, David Drumm, was last year proposed for the job of finance director of one of Dublin’s la(...)

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