Paul Mcdermott

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The Sport Ireland Institute’s High Performance Unit. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Sport is about dreaming. Bertie Ahern understood that. Looking back now his dream of the “Bertie Bowl” was almost given life, but instead became a sym(...)

The Garda Armed Support Unit called to an eviction dispute in Dublin’s north inner city. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Gardaí are being caught in an impossible position when deployed to the scene of evictions, have been issued with threats as a result and now badly nee(...)

Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

A file image showing the scene of the shooting  on the Kiltalown Road, Tallaght where Alan O’Neill was shot dead in 2015. Photograph: Collins

A 22-year-old will be sentenced to life imprisonment after being found guilty of murdering a man in front of his partner on the driveway of their home(...)

Desmond Duffy replied ‘not guilty’ when charged with the murder of Des Sullivan (59) at the home they shared in Somerville Park, Rathmines, Dublin 6

A 70-year-old man has gone on trial at the Central Criminal Court charged with murdering his partner two years ago. Desmond Duffy replied “not guilt(...)

File image of Kenneth O’Brien, who was killed in January 2016.

A Dublin man has admitted killing a father-of-one and dismembering his body, parts of which were later found in a canal. On Wednesday, the man, Paul(...)

Alan McNamara (50), of Mountfune, Murroe, Co Limerick who has been sentenced to life imprisonment  for murdering a member of a rival motorcycle club. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Limerick biker was sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering a member of a rival motorcycle club in a territorial dispute. Alan ‘Cookie’ McNama(...)

File image of Market Cross Shopping Centre in Kilkenny city.

A jury at the Central Criminal Court has returned a verdict of not guilty by reason of insanity in the trial of a man with paranoid schizophrenia who (...)

Capt Paul McDermott briefing his Air Corps pilot colleagues ahead of the Pilatus airplane flypast at the end of Sunday’s 1916 Rising commemoration ceremony at the GPO. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

On Sunday, the Last Post and Reveille will be sounded outside the GPO. The Tricolour, coupled with a drum roll, will be raised, marking the end of the(...)

Sport Ireland chief executive John Treacy. Photograph: Eric Luke

It was strange how the goodwill that pervaded Wednesday’s Oireachtas hearing into sport in Ireland almost always came back to the ill winds of fiscal(...)

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