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'Gaillimh and I just bear-hugged, laughed, then went out and killed each other'
Having first played with his native Munster, Liam Toland went on to captain Leinster.
'It was the most special day of my career and I spent it with Jerry Kiernan'
Sport Ireland CEO and former athlete John Treacy pays tribute to his late friend.
The medical student who has made sporting history for Ireland
Elsa Desmond is the first woman to represent the country internationally in luge.
Leaving Premier League club after 8 years paying off for Ireland underage starlet
Anthony Scully has enjoyed a new lease of life since joining Lincoln from West Ham.
The story of one of Irish football's greatest servants and how he almost chose GAA
Dundalk legend Gary Rogers reflects on his distinguished career.
'Big rise' in complaints about domestic CCTV cameras, Data Protection Commissioner says
Helen Dixon said domestic CCTV is “an issue that really bothers people”.
Griggs confident behind-closed-doors work will stand to Ireland in 2021
We chat to head coach Adam Griggs about a challenging 2020 and the goals that still stand for 2021.
Let's regulate short-term let platforms like Airbnb before tourism kicks back in, says housing minister
Housing and tourism departments are in discussions about platform regulations.
'Whatever happens, happens' - Ulster's Kiwi winger relaxed with future plans up in the air
Matt Faddes: ‘I’ve turned off social media and I’m not looking at what’s going on in New Zealand.’
'You either get sober, end up in jail or in a brown box. I wasn't far away from any of them'
Former Wexford goalkeeping coach Noel Considine speaks to The42 about his horrific journey to conquering alcoholism.
Alan Kelly on why there's no 'utopian consensus' in the opposition and why Sinn Féin 'isn't a left party'
Kelly is ending his first calendar year as leader of the Labour party.
‘Did I regret resigning? No, I couldn’t survive in that environment’ - John Delaney's predecessor
In part one of our series on the legacy of the old FAI one year on from when the extent of its financial issues were revealed, we chat to ex-General Secretary Brendan Menton.
'I'm lucky to be able to play both and represent Cork' - the highs and lows of one of the country's top dual stars
Libby Coppinger maps her colourful sporting journey ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Dublin.
'I just can't understand: do you not get Covid because you're classed as elite?'
Ex-Ireland U21 international John Lester on his frustration with life as an amateur player during the pandemic.
'It's about them, it's not about me' - missing an All-Ireland final after breaking kneecap for second time
Katie Power will have to watch on as Kilkenny take on Galway in the camogie decider.
A breakthrough at Liverpool and senior caps for Ireland in a career to be proud of
‘It’s phenomenal to look back at the kind of world superstars you were in a dressing room with.’
How Joshua Daniels prevailed in the wake of an unimaginable tragedy
‘It’s something I always told my mother I would do. Coming over here just meant so much to me.’
Working the 11pm-to-7am shift while winning promotion
Tim Clancy reflects on a memorable season that saw Drogheda crowned First Division champions.
Balancing college, work and Champions League football, while looking towards a bright future
Eleanor Ryan Doyle will lead the Peamount charge in their European clash against Glasgow City tomorrow.
Roddy Doyle: 'My books stop being about me the minute I start writing'
In his new novel, two old friends meet up for a pint in Dublin city centre – and discover new things about each other’s lives.
Playing Spain in Ireland's first-ever play-off, the '6 in a row' team and facing Germany's greatest striker
55 years ago, Frank O’Neill was part of the Irish team that fell narrowly short of reaching the 1966 World Cup.
Jim O'Callaghan: 'There's a danger in a political system that blindly follows everything NPHET says'
Making the tough decisions in government during a pandemic is not easy, says O’Callaghan.
‘There was a huge backlash’: Father of teenage victim of ‘racist attack’ thanks Crumlin community for support
Seán was set upon while on lunch from school.
Taoiseach keen to make St Patrick's Day trip to the White House next year
In an interview with, Micheál Martin said the event is a “significant one for Ireland”.
Taoiseach: Changes allowing people to do some work without losing PUP could form part of Budget
Micheál Martin spoke to about the Dublin restrictions, the Budget and his backstage run-in with Mike Murphy in RTÉ.
Patrick Freyne: 'For personal writing, people need to feel they're in safe hands - if you're too raw it can unsettle the reader'
Debut author Patrick Freyne talks to us about his new collection of essays.
'I want to prove people wrong' - The ex-Liverpool youngster embarking on a new challenge in Ireland
Adam Hammill, who also played in the Premier League with Wolves, on his recent move to the SSE Airtricity League.
Caitlin Moran: 'It continues to be a really revolutionary thing for a woman to say: I am happy'
We talk to the British author and columnist about her new book.
'I loved coaching with Munster. I just felt the time was right to move on'
Jerry Flannery is back in the professional game as lineout coach with Premiership club Harlequins.
'There are certainly other people in the world way worse off than myself'
Sene Naoupu is excited about Ireland Women’s next few months after overcoming a health scare.
In TV interview, Phil Hogan says he does not accept HSE guidance on restricting movements
Hogan tweeted out tonight that he wanted to clarify he does accept the HSE advice, but didn’t accept an assertion made during the interview.
'I need to keep doing things for my own head, for my mental state of mind'
Kellie Harrington is ‘training like an animal’ as she targets an Olympic spot next year.
Irish sprinter Brian Gregan on how his Olympic dream became an unhealthy obsession
The experienced 400m sprinter missed out narrowly on reaching the 2012 and 2016 Games.
‘When the word lesbian was iterated on the podium, I heard laughter in the audience’
Dr Linda Greene on elite lesbian athletes in Ireland and the invisibility they have historically endured.
'I play rugby because I love the game, not just because my brothers play'
20-year-old hooker Billy Scannell is heading into his second season with Biarritz in France.
Missing family, but recovering and connecting with fans: Bealham banks positives from lockdown
Finlay Bealham is ready for the resumption of Connacht’s season after returning to full training.
Donal Ryan: 'When I became aware of the darkness in the world, I was so shocked'
The Irish author speaks to us on the release of his new novel, Strange Flowers.
'As soon as I made that choice for America, my ambition to wear the Irish shirt was taken off me'
Linda Greene on going to America at 17 and falling out of favour at international level.
Forging a new identity when the Premier League dream begins to fade
Being released at the age of 19 was ‘the best thing that could have happened’ to Gavin Donoghue.
'I was considered not to be Irish... I could have buckled at any stage and drank'
John O’Flynn reflects on his career with Cork City, Peterborough United, Limerick and others.