Ray Moran

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The estimated €115 million that the State will pay each month to use 19 private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will go to companies owned by religious orders, foreign investors, two billionaires, a vulture fund and private backers.

The estimated €115 million that the State will pay each month to use 18 private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will go to companies owned by rel(...)

Jordan Larmour on his way to completing his hat-trick against Italy at Soldier Field in Chicago last week. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Jordan Larmour is the latest jewel in Irish rugby. No doubt about it. He has the kind of X-factor to draw comparisons with Luke Fitzgerald and Keith E(...)

Leinster’s Josh van der Flier: “I’ve done about seven months of gym, three or four times a week, so I’m probably the strongest I’ve ever been.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Camaraderie in sport occasionally reaches beyond traditional boundaries. A morning at the Santry Sports Clinic last February offered a case in point. (...)

Surgery would rule out Bernard Brogan for the reason of the season: given he turns 34 in April, it would also likely bring the curtain down on his stellar intercounty career. Photograph: Inpho

The Dublin football management are exploring the medical options in order to keep alive some hope that Bernard Brogan may yet play a part in this summ(...)

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‘It doesn’t take great force to do it. A certain amount of bend, a certain amount of what we call valgus – inward bend at the knee – and a certain amo(...)

Luke Fitzgerad: suffered a litany of series injuries which curtailed the number of Test caps he won to 35, one more than his dad, Des. Photograph: Alan Betson

Luke Fitzgerald, lost to rugby at 28, was so rare a talent that Leinster signed him to a full professional contract straight from school. Within six (...)

Kerry’s David Moran in action for Kerry against Donegal last summer. Photo: Inpho

There is something strangely illicit about meeting the Kerry footballer on Cork territory. The men most wanted by border control. The enemy let slip t(...)

Conor Mortimer: His new book is entitled One Sunday: A Day In The Life Of The Mayo Football Team. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

There are two hold-the-phone revelations in Conor Mortimer’s new book and neither of them have anything to do with James Horan. Indeed, they don’t hav(...)

Passenger returning to Thurles from Dublin was issued with the fixed fine penalty notice by an Irish Rail ticket collector

Ray Moran contacted us in connection with a fixed fine penalty notice given to his sister-in-law by Irish Rail in February. She was returning h(...)

Colm Cooper leaves the field following his serious injury  while playing for Dr Crokes against Castlebar Mitchels in the AIB  All-Ireland senior club championship semi-final  at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

As if the news couldn’t get any worse for Kerry football it has now emerged that Colm “Gooch” Cooper has also sustained a fracturing of his kne(...)

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