Tony Mccarthy

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James McClean is set to be fit for Ireland’s clash with Georgia in Tibilisi despite  training alone on Tuesday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

James McClean did some light running away from the rest of the squad on Tuesday as he continued his recovery from the back problem that kept him out o(...)

Derrynane GAA in South Kerry. Photograph: Mike Curran

Gazing across St Mary’s pitch in Cahersiveen, Brian O’Sullivan considers its history. The club was founded in 1929 but the history of Gaelic Games in (...)

Anne Hughes, Phyl McDonald and Gabrielle Lowe. Phyl (94) is the oldest member of the Dún Laoghaire Active Retirement Association. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ageing is the new cool as people’s quality of life increases as they grow older, a researcher told the Dún Laoghaire Active Retirement Association on (...)

 Jessica and Brian Spears waiting for U2 ahead of  the concert at Croke Park. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The irish times

Where does the time go, eh? Just a mere 30 years ago, a wee Dublin band released an album called The Joshua Tree, taking them from bleedin’ massive to(...)

Jason Byrne: ‘People nowadays don’t like it when you bring children into bars, but we spent most of our childhood there, along with the rest of the road’

We were all having dinner at the table. My brother Eric had finished first, my sister was making a mess, I was playing with my burger, my dad was lift(...)

The HMS ‘Queen Mary’ explodes during the Battle of Jutland. Arthur Kidney from Barryroe died when the ship went down. Image: Ohne Angabe/Wikimedia Commons

One hundred years on, two west Cork communities has marked one of its darkest days when six men from the area perished in the Battle of Jutland. Six (...)

Sgt Tony McCarthy at the AGSI conference: “Recruitment hasn’t kept up with retirements and we’ve lost a lot of experienced people”. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus.

Sgt Tony McCarthy Skibbereen Garda station, 34 years’ service Pay is the big issue. We were promised a restoration of our pay and that hasn’t ha(...)

Irish Coastguard and the RNLI pictured during search off the Beacon in Baltimore, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

An inquest has heard how a couple was swept into the sea by a freak wave while fishing off rocks in west Cork and the young man’s father died when try(...)