Gerry O Connor

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Fr Iggy O’Donovan said it was “a great pity that in Irish Catholicism the only sin was sex” as “there are few greater positives than a good confessor”. Photograph: Getty Images

Regular confessions by Irish Catholics came to an end sometime in the 1970s and accompanied the death of the sense of sex as sin, a Limerick-based Aug(...)

David Fitzgerald, now Wexford manager, at the launch of the Allianz League. People felt his reign in Clare had come to a natural end. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

It’s now two decades since hurling’s ‘Revolution Years’, to borrow author Denis Walsh’s phrase, and what has cast the mid-90s into such stark relief h(...)

Clare players, Donal Moloney, Gerry O’Connor and Donal Og Cusack gather after the game. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Waterford 3-13 Clare 2-19 Clare maintained their interest in the Munster Senior Hurling League having staved off a late rally from a Waterford line-(...)

 Cork’s Patrick Horgan shoots past Barry Hennessy in the Limerick goal. Photograph: Inpho

Limerick 1-19 Cork 7-22 A goal blitz by Cork helped them to a whopping 21 points win over Limerick at the Gaelic Grounds before an attendance of 1,62(...)

Clare senior hurling’s new management team of Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

In the mid-winter frenzy that followed Clare’s 2013 All-Ireland win, Shane O’Donnell’s life was everyone’s but his own. Twenty minutes of hurling one (...)

Clare’s new joint senior hurling managers Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor. Photograph: Inpho

There was white smoke in Clare on Tuesday night as Donal Moloney and Gerry O’Connor were confirmed as the county’s new senior hurling managers. The (...)

A premier performance by a new traditional supergroup featuring Planxty and Moving Hearts founder member Donal Lunny is among the highlights of this year’s Cork Folk Festival . File photoraph: Bryan O’Brien

A premier performance by a new traditional supergroup featuring Planxty and Moving Hearts founder member Donal Lunny is among the highlights of this y(...)

The Shamrock Gaels GAA club in Coola, Co Sligo where the alleged assault took place last Friday. Photograph via Google

The Garda and the GAA are investigating an alleged assault on an off-duty detective as he tried to protect a referee at an underage football match in(...)

  Fr Tony Flannery: “Anything remotely to do with the church, I am persona non grata.” File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An Irish priest censured by the Vatican has cast doubts that his future or the futures of other clerics in his situation will improve following last w(...)

Fr Brendan Hoban,  part  of the Association of Catholic Priests delegation.

Representatives of the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) have called for a national synod to address “the critical situation facing the Catholic C(...)

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