Paul Mcdermott

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A woman takes a selfie in front of the Olympic rings in Tokyo. Photo: Carl Court/Getty Images

Rarely have any Olympics been so tightly pressed between questions of if or when. Firstly, if they should go ahead last July in the face of Covid-19 o(...)

Lives Lost: Paul McDermott 1963-2021

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Paul McDermott, a GP who died with Covid-19. Photograph courtesy of the family

Tributes have been paid to a long-serving GP from Rathfarnham in south Dublin following his death with Covid-19 earlier this month. Paul McDermott (5(...)

Phil Healy on her way to winning the 200m event during day one of the  Indoor Athletics Championships in Abbotstown. Photograph: Sportsfile

Bandon’s Phil Healy set the track alight with a championship record of 23.16 seconds in the women’s 200m on day one of the National Indoor Championshi(...)

Two 15-year-old boys, known as Boy A and Boy B, have been sentenced for life and 15 years repectively for the murder of Ana Kriégel in 2018.

Two teenagers have been jailed by a judge for the “callous and brutal” murder of Ana Kriégel. The boys are the youngest people in the history of the S(...)

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(...)

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