Sean Treacy

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Intercounty hurlers pay a high price to have a reasonable chance of any glory.

The Young Scientists’ Exhibition was in the news in mid January on the same week that former Tipperary physiotherapist John Casey threw out a question(...)

A partial report in The Irish Times on April 1st, 1976. Photograph: The Irish Times

On March 31st 1976, an armed gang carried out a mail train robbery at Sallins, Co Kildare, seizing IR£200,000. Here is an early report of the heist as(...)

Fine Gael’s backroom team has obviously being doing its homework. As well as promising the goodies (lower taxes for the squeezed middle) it has trawle(...)

Dublin’s Danny Sutcliffe: “They beat us in the final but I honestly hope they go on and go all the way. It would be great for Dublin hurling.” Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Dublin hurler Danny Sutcliffe has been busy even if the inter-county championship season has been over for him since last July. The 2013 All-(...)

Darragh O’Connell of Cuala with Jack Langton of Clara during their Leinster semi-final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cuala 3-12, Clare 0-17: The winter sun flooded Parnell Parkyesterday afternoon but it shone more brightly for Cuala, who are back in the AIB Leinster (...)

The Cuala team celebrate winning a first title in over 10 years. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cuala 3-14 St Jude’s 0-13 A goal in either half from Sean Treacy proved pivotal as Cuala accounted for St Jude’s by 3-14 to 0-13 in their Dubli(...)

Tipperary senior player  Brendan Maher:  helped  Borris-Illeigh to claim the Kilmacud senior sevens honours for the sixth time. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary’s Borris-Illeigh claimed both All-Ireland senior-junior sevens hurling titles in Dublin on Saturday. Boosted by excellent displays from the (...)

Dublin players after Under-21 championship defeat to Kilkenny. Inpho

Kilkenny 4-12 Dublin 2-16 Kilkenny goals, a familiar lament for so many fallen opponents, caused a significant upset in this Leinster under-21 (...)

“We could have won four of five All-Irelands in a row,”says Galway’s two-time All-Ireland winner (1987 and ’88) Tony Keady, seen here during the 1990 All-Ireland hurling final loss to Cork. Photograph: Inpho

“Twenty-seven years? It is frightening,” Tony Keady acknowledges on a soaking lunchtime in Oranmore, his voice bouncing around the empty classroom of (...)

Jocelyn Lee ‘Hoppy’ Hardy, a lieutenant in the Connaught Rangers, made numerous attempts to escape German prison camps before finally succeeding. (Courtesy, National Library of Ireland)
Hardy: the great escaper

In the recently aired episode about comedian Brendan O’Carroll on BBC’s Who Do You Think You Are?, much of the focus was a whodunit exposition on the (...)

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