Tommy Byrne

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Tommy Byrne: “There’s an awful lot going on here at the moment. I’ll never move back home.”

Born en route to hospital in the back of a car, racing driver Tommy Byrne was in a hurry from the start. “It was 1958 and my family didn’t even own a(...)

Kate Byrne with daughter Saoirse and husband Sam. “I woke up one night at 2am and I honestly thought that I’d left my cooker on and that something was burning”

An Irish mother living in Australia has described how ash rained down on her baby’s pram in Sydney as bush fires continue to burn out of control. Kat(...)

 Michael Duignan in Croke Park working for RTÉ during their coverage of last summer’s hurling championship. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Michael Duignan has been elected as the new Offaly county board chairman at Tuesday night’s county convention. The two-time All-Ireland hurling winne(...)

Offaly line up for the Allianz  League clash against Laois in O’Moore Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Should it have come to this? The All-Ireland hurling championship has rarely been more open or egalitarian so there is a bitter irony that Offaly, th(...)

Offaly manager Stephen Wallace was dismissed on Wednesday after his side’s defeat to Wicklow. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Offaly GAA chairman Tommy Byrne has promised to move swiftly to replace Stephen Wallace as football manager and has accepted responsibility for the fa(...)

Stuart McCloskey at an Ulster training session at Kingspan Stadium in Belfast. Photograph:  
Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It’s a bit of an odd one alright. To date Stuart McCloskey has just had the one cap, in the Six Nations two seasons ago against the then all-conquerin(...)

Kristen Stewart stars in Kelly Reichardt’s Certain Women which will be screened at the festival

A Belgian comedy thriller set in west Cork is among the films scheduled for this year’s Cork Film Festival which opens Friday night and runs until Nov(...)

Full list of candidates A battle is looming in the Wee County where sitting councillor Michael O’Dowd and his nephew Garrett jockey for positio(...)