Paul Kimmage

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Offaly manager Eugene McGee makes his way onto the Croke Park  pitch before the start of the 1982 All-Ireland SFC Final against Kerry. Photograph:   Ray McManus/Sportsfile

The late Eugene McGee (78) was a man of many achievements and talents but the past 37 years of his life were dominated in the public mind by what happ(...)

Martin O’Neill, the new Nottingham Forest manager,  poses with a shirt after a press conference at the City Ground, Nottingham. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

In February 1971 Northern Ireland played Scotland in an amateur international at The Oval, Belfast, home of Glentoran. Martin O’Neill was 18 and this (...)

Jason Sherlock: “Once I got through it and I did what I did, there was an overwhelming sense of calm and peace because in my own head I had come to terms with my father as a person.”

Jayo. That’s the best place to start. Let’s start with Jayo. Four small letters but the last one is massive. That “o”, that teeny-weeny enormous “o”.(...)

James McClean was named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year on Saturday night. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

James McClean has responded to critisicm after he was named RTÉ Sportsperson of the Year in his trademark no nonsense style by apologising “sincerely (...)

Munster’s Peter O’Mahony in action during the Guinness Pro 14 game against Leinster at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There are plenty of former rugby players working in the media nowadays. The Irish Times columnist Gordon D’Arcy recently incensed the Sunday Times rug(...)

Tattoo you: Good sport Ian Dempsey promote’s Today FM’s  Dare to Care charity campaign.

You don’t get to host a breakfast show for nearly two decades in the fickle world of popular commercial radio without knowing how to create an on-air (...)

Former UCI president Hein Verbruggen has won his libel case against journalist and former professional cyclist   Paul Kimmage. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Left vulnerable after a legal fund to support him was stolen, journalist and former pro rider Paul Kimmage has lost a libel case taken against him by (...)

“Why is it called the ‘ladies’ game’? That’s the one thing I never get”: Aine Lawlor during a discussion about women in the GAA

Once it may have been the highest praise women could hope for, from men anyway, but the term “ladies” hasn’t quite the acme of affirmation it used to (...)

 Photograph: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images

Critics of Ireland’s Call can rest assured that there will be at least one inspiring song sung before the rugby in Paris today. And if the opinions of(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan celebrates with her gold medal after winning the women’s 5,000m final at the 1995 World Athletics Championships at the Ullevi Stadium in Gothenburg, Sweden. Photo:  Mike Hewitt/Allsport

Time passes slowly on every long bus journey, and on this one, Sonia O’Sullivan rests her head against the window, stares out across the green fiel(...)

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