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The Sam Maguire, modelled on the Ardagh chalice,  was first presented to Bill Gannon of Kildare in 1928

This year’s GAA Museum Summer School will be dedicated to the most famous prize in Gaelic games. “Sam Maguire – the Man and the Trophy” will be an exp(...)

Antoinette Keegan, who lost two sisters in  the tragedy, Lynn Boylan MEP and solicitor Darragh Mackin with Stardust families and supporters, on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Relatives of 48 young people who died in the 1981 Stardust disaster are calling for a new inquest into their deaths. At a press conference in Dublin(...)

Families  have condemned the judge’s report as ‘rude and aggressive’ and ‘a shambles’. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

Families of some of the 48 people who died in the Stardust nightclub fire have rejected a report recommending that there should be no new inquiry into(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross: well-meaning efforts at sparkling banter. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Winston Churchtown’s two-day appearance before the Oireachtas Committee on Un-Olympian Activities was a tour de force. He would be absolutely unanimo(...)

Garrett Sheehan   said Ireland’s automatic imposition of a life sentence for murder in all circumstances ‘absolutely needs to be looked at’. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Juries conducting independent online research during criminal trials is a major problem, a retired senior judge has warned. Garrett Sheehan, who step(...)

Minister for Children Katherine Zappone is expected to give an update on the Tuam scandal to her Cabinet colleagues. hotograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The past week has seen troubling aspects of the past dominate the political agenda, and the Cabinet is today expected to discuss the disturbing prelim(...)

 The Court of Appeal believed the Circuit Court judge erred in imposing a life-long driving ban on Blake Tobin. Photograph: Martyn Goddard/Getty Images

A Dublin man who, a judge said, “should never ever be allowed behind the wheel of a car again”, has had his life-long driving ban reduced to 40 years(...)

A former priest who sexually abused his niece more than 30 years ago has avoided jail for a second time, despite an appeal by prosecutors in a case de(...)

Nicky Kelly, who was arrested in connection with the Sallins train robbery. a crime he had no part in. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The celebrated civil rights lawyer Paul O’Dwyer had done everything he could to persuade a desperately homesick Nicky Kelly, who had been sentenced to(...)

Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland Martin McGuinness  walks with Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams  and party colleagues Mary Lou McDonald  and Michelle O’Neill  outside Stormont. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

The PSNI announced on Tuesday it was calling off its investigation into allegations of irregularities in some MLAs’ expenses claims. Det Supt Kevin Ge(...)

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