Amy O Connor

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Modelled after a Victorian brothel, Lillie’s Bordello quickly established itself as a celebrity stomping ground and later became synonymous with  excesses of the Celtic Tiger.

‘End of an era’ and ‘Where will we go now?’ were the common refrains as partyogers of a certain vintage flocked to Lillie’s Bordello for one final dan(...)

My Dad’s Blind: Anna Sheils-McNamee’s play was named best production at Dublin Fringe Festival

The marathon Dublin Fringe Festival – 80 productions and 554 performances over 16 days – ended on Sunday night with the announcement of this year’s fr(...)

Japan’s Naomi Osaka won her first Grand Slam tennis title at the weekend, giving a brilliant display to take the US Open title, but her achievement ha(...)

 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship: Cork’s Laura Treacy celebrates at the final whistle. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Camogie can’t keep having finals like this. For the second year in a row, Cork beat Kilkenny by a point in a tight, nervy game where no goal was score(...)

Tess Arbez competes in the Women’s Slalom during the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Switzerland. She one of Ireland’s two Winter Olympics hopefuls. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Ask most Irish people to explain the terms “slalom” or “giant slalom” and chances are they’ll struggle. “Is it a type of… exotic sausage? A Hebrew gre(...)

Wexford’s Una Leahy gets her shot away despite the efforts of Tipperary’s Julieanne Burke. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Cork rubber-stamped their place in the semi-finals of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship as Group Two winners with a hard-e(...)

Paudie Murray: “The group stage is really about getting results and we’ve two from two,” said the pleased  Cork manager. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork 1-27 Limerick 0-11 Cork manager Paudie Murray sounded an understandably positive note after Cork turned around their Munster final defeat to Lim(...)

Kilkenny’s Claire Phelan is tackled by Niamh McGrath of Galway in Saturday’s All-Ireland senior camogie clash in St Lachtain’s Park, Freshford, Kilkenny. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Galway deployed the afterburners in the second half to repel Kilkenny in Freshford and book a direct berth in the semi-finals of the Liberty Insurance(...)

Úna Leacy scored Wexford’s late goal to defeat Cork at Wexford Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer

Úna Leacy pounced for a goal on the stroke of time to snatch a 1-9 to 0-9 victory for Wexford over All-Ireland champions Cork in their Liberty Insuran(...)

Gemma O’Connor gets away from Ursula Jacob in the All-Ireland camogie semi-final between Cork and Wexford at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In her 14 years playing for Cork, Gemma O’Connor has seen plenty of players come and go, but the changes since the county won last year’s All-Ireland (...)

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