Willie O Brien

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Sport Ireland chief execuitve John Treacy: ‘I think you need to remember the clubs, the leagues, the members that are on the council have a responsibility.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

It is understood that a number of Football Association of Ireland (FAI) board members are considering running for re-election after they stand down ah(...)

Joanne Cantwell, currently the host of ‘Saturday Sport’ on RTÉ Radio 1: ‘They pick out a bluffer straight away’. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

When she was about 12 years old she decided her perfect job would be “a mixture of George Hamilton’s and Des Lynam’s”. Add her passion for Gaelic Gam(...)

William O’Brien: He was a former director of Murphy’s brewery in Cork and was partly responsible for convincing Heineken to take it over

Willie O’Brien, who has died at the age of 89, was the founder of one of Ireland’s most successful crane- and plant-hire companies. A lifelong support(...)

OCI president Sara Keane at the organisation’s pre-AGM media briefing at the Davenport Hotel. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Even with her promise of transparency, there was no hiding the unease with which Sarah Keane, recently elected president of the Olympic Council of Ir(...)

Clockwise: Helen Dixon, Ruth Negga, Maeve Higgins, Marian Keyes, Sharon Horgan

Business & entrepreneurship Ciara Donlon Entrepreneur and CEO, Theya Healthcare It has been a rollercoaster three years for Ciara Donlon(...)

The vote was cast and the result announced with surprising serenity. And so began a quiet revolution within the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI). An(...)

There are three candidates to succeed Pat Hickey as president of the OCI. Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

One of the longest serving members of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) will retain one of the key executive committee positions no matter what tra(...)

Pat Hickey: “I have returned to Ireland where I will undergo ongoing medical treatment under the care of my medical consultant.” File photograph: AFP

Pat Hickey has arrived back in Dublin after almost five months in Brazil, once again reiterating his innocence in relation to alleged ticket-touting a(...)

Pat Hickey will not contest the OCI presidential election in February. Photo: Inpho

The Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) has confirmed details of February’s Extraordinary General Meeting which will feature elections for all executive (...)

Pat Hickey at the Rio Games. The Deloitte report on the Olympic Council of Ireland is due to be presented to the council’s emergency general meeting on Thursday night. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

It seems like impeccable timing that two Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) executives, John Delaney and Kevin Kilty, have left just as the Deloitte rep(...)

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