Tom Clancy

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Evan Comerford: Tipperary’s goalkeeper is suspended and will miss the championship game against Cork. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

In a way, it’s the worst of times to be having the best of times. For Tipperary football, a chance like tonight’s in Páirc Uí Rinn comes around once i(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly: almost all of his  assets have been sold off and so the public scrutiny will soon end. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/PA

The global courtroom travails of Sir Anthony O’Reilly should serve as a warning to billionaires everywhere: stay solvent or every scrap of your person(...)

The allegations surrounding Galway businessman Declan Ganley’s attempt to win a Mexican contract to build a $7 billion state-backed mobile phone netwo(...)

Donegal’s Paddy McBrearty slips by Cork’s Eoin Cadogan during the All-Ireland qualifier at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/INPHO

Paddy McBrearty is the clearest, most present danger to Dublin. Proof comes with the 0-11 he inflicted on Cork last Saturday evening. A tune-up, if yo(...)

“The only bird I’ll be roasting in future will be our Christmas turkey”

They say things happen in threes, and for me this is always the case. First the washing machine broke, then the tumble-dryer gave up and then the o(...)

Jo Berry,  whose father Anthony Berry MP was killed by the Brighton bomb, with Patrick Magee, the man who planted the device at the launch of an exhibition on forgiveness in 2005. Photograph: PA

When I mentioned having studied ‘Troubles fiction’ while in prison, typically, the novels of Jack Higgins and Gerald Seymour, I often meet with pol(...)

Cork’s Colm O’Neill had a disappointing game in the replayed Munster final against Kerry last Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

If Brian Cuthbert is still trying to figure out why his Cork team have found themselves in this precarious position then he’s not alone. They effec(...)

Eoin Cadogan is named in midfield by Cork manager Brian Cuthbert for Saturday’s qualifier against Kildare. Photograph:   Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork football manager Brian Cuthbert has made some notable changes to his team for Saturday’s fourth-round qualifier against Kildare in Thurles – in p(...)

Cork’s Kevin O’Driscoll in action against Kerry’s Paul Geaney who returns to the Kingdom’s starting line-up for the replay at Killarney. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Selections are generally an indicator of how teams view replays. The obvious imperative after a draw is to learn from it and improve. A clear sign o(...)

 Brian Hurley scores a goal past Donegal goalkeepr Michael Boyle in the Allianz Football League semi-final in Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The counties with the biggest boxes to tick after last year meet in tomorrow’s Allianz Football League final in Croke Park. Both Dublin and Cork ha(...)

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