Ray Treacy

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Sinead Keating in Maynooth. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Sinéad Keating doesn’t say, “I am bipolar”, she says, “I have bipolar”. Because she won’t let herself be defined by her mental health condition. “Ev(...)

Ireland’s Aiden O’Brien scores his side’s first goal during the friendly against Poland in September. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It would be an understatement to say that the feeling around the Irish national team at the moment is pretty low. No goals in five hours of football,(...)

The Republic of Ireland’s Graham Burke celebrates his goal with Darragh Lennihan at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo

Republic of Ireland 2 USA 1 If crowds adapted mainstream music to deliver measured reviews they might have been singing “buoyed by the USA” at the en(...)

John O’Shea of the Republic of Ireland applauds fans as he is substituted off for the final time during the international friendly between the Republic of Ireland and the United States at Aviva Stadium. Photo: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland 2 USA 1 It is hard to imagine John O’Shea minding too much but his starring role somehow got overshadowed in this, his final seni(...)

Former Christian Brother, James Seamus Treacy,  was found guilty in Limerick Circuit Court of 15 counts of indecent assault on three former male pupils in the 1970’s Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A former Christian brother who would “lick” his pupils ears while sexually abusing them in class, has been found guilty by a jury of 15 counts of inde(...)

 Shamrock Rovers supporters demonstrate at half-time during their last match at Milltown in April, 1987. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

For quite a few Shamrock Rovers supporters, the press conference held by the Irish women’s team last week will have brought back some memories. Liber(...)

Swearing in: Michael D Higgins during his inauguration at Dublin Castle in 2011, flanked by his predecessors Mary Robinson and Mary McAleese. Photograph: Maxwell

It was a Friday afternoon, two days before Michael D Higgins’s visit to France in February 2013. At Áras an Uachtaráin, in Dublin, and the Irish Em(...)

Ipswich Town were bottom of the Championship when Mick McCarthy took over two-and-a-half years ago. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Sitting in his office at Ipswich Town’s training ground as he prepares to take his latest team into the Championship play-offs, Mick McCarthy laughs (...)

A  memorial book during the funeral of Ray Treacy at the Church of St Laurence O’Toole, Kilmacud, Dublin. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Mourners at the funeral of former Ireland international soccer player Ray Treacy were asked to smile one more time for a man held dear in the world of(...)

 Stephen McPhail celebrates a victory over Watford with Sheffield Wednesday team-mate  Damian Martinez last December. The former Republic of Ireland midfielder has now signed for Shamrock Rovers.  Photo:  Robin Parker/Getty Images

Though last night’s Leinster Senior Cup clash with Drogheda United at Tallaght Stadium was the first time he’s se(...)