Pat O Connor

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Coroner for Mayo, Pat O’Connor, described the death as “a dreadful accident” which could not have been prevented. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

A 52-year-old resident at the Áras Attracta care home in Swinford, Co Mayo, choked to death while eating a piece of meat, an inquest has heard. Dr T(...)

Dr Micheline Sheehy-Skeffington: “This case was never just about me.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Are women in academia about to get a fair crack of the whip? Today, a national review of gender equality in Ireland’s third-level institutions, chair(...)

Waterford’s Patrick Curran fires past Clare goalkeeper Patrick Kelly to score the opening goal of the league final replay. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

One largely unremarked aspect of Clare’s thrilling league final win over Waterford in Thurles is that 11 players became the first in the county’s hist(...)

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson crashes into team-mate Michael Walsh after catching a high ball over Clare’s David Fitzgerald and Brendan Bugler. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The result and performance of both teams shows just how evenly matched they are. They could play a few times and get different results, although the(...)

Clare’s Shane Golden and Waterford’s Tom Devine challenge for the sliotar during the Allianz Hurling League Division One Final replay at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Clare 1-23 Waterford 2-19 Well now. Hurling still has a bit to recommend it, has it not? A belter of an Allianz League final replay ended with Clar(...)

Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan celebrates scoring the equalising point with the last puck of the game. Photo: Donall Farme/Inpho

Seventy minutes gone on May Day and everyone in the old place is riveted to their seats. Davy Fitzgerald stands alone on the sideline, arms folded. D(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton will start against Down in Newry.

Division One leaders Dublin have announced six changes from the side that rallied in the second half to beat Cork the previous week in Croke Park for (...)

Bela Lugosi in Dracula (1931)

Even the doziest domestic observer will have noticed that Irish cinema is passing through an unprecedented period of fecundity. Others are blowing ou(...)

Limerick’s Richie English and Bobby Duggan of Clare in action during the Munster Senior Hurling Championship Final at the  Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Clare 0-18 Limerick 0-17 Davy Fitzgerald’s Clare side claimed the Munster Senior Hurling League at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday night as they saw(...)

The conference on gender inequality heard that OECD research indicated gender initiatives were significant in increasing economic growth. Photograph: Getty Images

Gender equality should be incorporated in world university rankings, leading specialist Prof Pat O’Connor has said. Prof O’Connor, who is a member (...)

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