Sean Potts

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Paddy Moloney in 2019. Photograph: Enda O’Dowd

President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to Paddy Moloney, the musician, composer, arranger, and founder and leader of The Chieftains, who has die(...)

Pete McGrath: “I still think the more they dilute the sudden-death nature of championship the less exciting it becomes” Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

“Well, that’s a relief – nobody wants to play in a ‘B’ championship. Nobody.” That was the initial reaction from Fermanagh manager Pete McGrath to t(...)

Players from both sides tussle during the game at Fenway Park. Photo: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

The GPA don’t expect any disciplinary action to result from the row that livened up Sunday’s AIG Fenway Hurling Classic in Boston. However, they do s(...)

GAA director general Paraic Duffy, outgoing president Liam O’Neill and new president Aogán Ó Fearghail. Photo: Inpho/Andrew Paton

GAA officials expressed themselves happy with the weekend’s annual congress, held in the Slieve Russell Hotel in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan. The most sig(...)

Kevin McLoughlin, the subject of friction in the build-up to the game, appears the worst for wear during Sunday’s All-Ireland football quarter-final against Cork. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

GAA president Liam O’Neill has acknowledged that the issue of teams pressurising referees by their public comments is something that the association (...)

Sky will broadcast 20 live GAA championship games this summer. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Of the serried ranks of people lined up in opposition to the GAA’s new partnership with Sky Sports, it’s probably not surprising that Joe Broll(...)

Seán Potts, whose whistle playing with The Chieftains and Ceoltóirí Chualann elevated the instrument to a higher plain, died on February 11th a(...)

The Chieftains in September 1975. Sean Potts, Sean Keane, Michael Tubridy, Martin Fay, Paddy Moloney, Peadar Mercier and, seated in front, Derek Bell. Photograph: Dermot O’Shea/The Irish Times

The family of whistle player and founding member of The Chieftains Seán Potts paid tribute at his funeral to a passionate advocate of Irish culture(...)