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Family: Ballymun was chosen ‘because it’s an internationally recognisable landscape’ for a story that could happen in any city

Twenty-five years ago this month something significant happened on Irish television that wasn’t Riverdance. Over four weeks in May 1994, the country w(...)

Past and present GAA presidents Aogán Ó Fearghail and John Horan at   GAA Congress at the  Clayton Hotel in Wexford. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Although most attention was trained on the motions about opening county grounds to other sports and whether Dublin’s use of Croke Park should be restr(...)

Marie Mullen and Seán McGinley: ‘We don’t talk about work at home.’ Photograph: Luca Truffarelli

“She’s not a serial killer,” says Seán McGinley of his wife, Marie Mullen. I have asked him to tell me one surprising thing about Mullen, who is out o(...)

Chairman of the GAA’s medical, scientific and welfare committee: We have somebody attending that Berlin conference on behalf of the GAA.” Photograph: Inpho

The GAA will continue to resist any changes to its “if in doubt, take them out” policy on concussion. Revised protocols on concussion are being consi(...)

Tipperary’s Barry Heffernan in action against Galway in the  league in March. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Repeated concussion will deny Tipperary wing back Barry Heffernan his Munster hurling championship debut against Cork in Thurles this Sunday. Heffern(...)

The GAA is to introduce blood testing in 2016. Photograph: Getty

Blood testing is to be introduced for GAA players from January 1st 2016. The move comes as part of the 2016 Anti-Doping programme which is being rol(...)

Waterford hurling manager Derek McGrath is disappointed the Munster council’s live video ban has been implemented mid season. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

The “live feed review” option utilised by most elite intercounty management teams will not be permitted by the Munster Council at Sunday’s provincia(...)

Dublin fullback Rory O’Carroll would not chance playing on if he were to suffer another head injury. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

One more concussion and Dublin full back Rory O’Carroll could retire. The 25-year-old made this assertion despite only sustaining a single head tra(...)

Sign at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Inpho.

The GAA will meet the Irish Sports Council later this month to discuss the implementation of blood testing within Gaelic games next year, which was an(...)

 Imelda May, Glen Hansard and Roddy Doyle in Barrytown Meets MusicTown, a musical and literary celebration of Roddy Doyle’s ‘The Barrytown Trilogy’, at Vicar Street, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

The diversity of Dublin’s music scene is being showcased through MusicTown the capital’s newest music festival which runs until April 19th.An eclecti(...)

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