Sean Kelly

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Ireland’s world record-breaking quartet on their lap of honour after setting a new time at Belfleld (L-R Frank O’Mara, Marcus O’Sullivan, Ray Flynn and Eamonn Coghlan). Photograph: Dermot O’Shea/The Irish Times

The idea was to stage some sort of world record attempt on the grass track and raise a few quid towards the famine in Ethiopia. Truth is John O’Shea h(...)

Sam Lynch, stroke, Neville Maxwell, Tony O Connor and Derek Holland, bow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Nobody remembers fourth? It’s always been a lie, of course; one of the shiny, hollow aphorisms of sport and life that places a premium on the straight(...)

The England team sing God Save the Queen prior to the Six Nations game against Ireland at Croke Park in February 2007. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

I always thought – even at the time – that the whole Ireland-England thing in the 2007 Six Nations at Croke Park was a bit over-wrought. The countries(...)

PSNI said they were aware of footage that had emerged on social media over the weekend. Photograph: Stephen Davison/PSNI/PA Wire

A video which appears to show Shankill bomber Sean Kelly being restrained during an incident in a shopping centre in North Belfast is being investigat(...)

Noel Walsh, one the GAA’s most influential figures, has died from pneumonia caused by Covid-19. Photograph: Inpho

Everything Noel Walsh, who died on Wednesday in Ennis Hospital due to pneumonia caused by Covid-19, did was “for the good of Clare football,” accordin(...)

Spain’s Miguel Indurain in the yellow jersey  is protected by his team-mates Marino Alonso (left) and Pedro Delgado (centre) during the 17th stage of the 1992 Tour de France. Photograph: Boris Horvat/AFP via Getty Images

If memory serves, the bus from Bilbao pulled into San Sebastian on the Friday morning. Thursday night had been spent on the sleeper train from Madrid’(...)

Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond:  “One of the stated aims of this commission is the maintenance of the rule of law.” Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ireland joined 12 other members of the European Union to appeal for pandemic emergency measures to respect rule of law and be time-limited in a joint (...)

Sam Bennett remains focussed on the Tour de France despite uncertainty over the event. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Now back training in Ireland after his usual base in Monaco and neighbouring France have been locked down, Sam Bennett has kept his eyes focussed on t(...)

Eddie Dunbar: “I felt like I was one of the strongest riders in the race last year.” Photograph:  Justin Setterfield/Getty Images.

Eddie Dunbar got what he hopes will be his best season yet underway on Thursday, competing in the opening stage of the Tour de la Provence in France. (...)

Kerry’s David Clifford after he was  sent off against Tyrone. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

There is a certain breed of Kerryman who can politely divert controversy by answering a question with a question, and Peter Keane is chief among them.(...)

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