Galway's Frank Burke, who is one of five people seeking election as President of the GAA. Photo: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Burke wants to put the club at heart of the GAA

Talking Sport with Stephen Glennon On the last weekend of February, Ardrahan native Frank Burke will put himself before GAA Congress in a bid to become only the third person from the county (Peter J Kelly...
Donald Trump...D-Day has arrived at last.

Crystal ball-gazing through political smoke and mirrors

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com The problem with the future is it hasn’t happened yet – and still we persist in taking out our precise scientific instruments, our high-powered computers, our algorithms...
Connacht captain John Muldoon and mascot Joshua Towey pose for a photograph as the teams run on to the pitch before the start of the European Rugby Champions Cup game against Zebre at the Sportsground. Photo: Joe O'Shaughnessy.

Blimey – but hasn’t our language gone to pot?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell It’s the surest sign yet that the equality pendulum has firmly swung in the female direction – after a major British survey discovered categorically that women now swear more...
Crowd figures you can believe in - a section of the crowd at the summer racing festival at Ballybrit.

PR people’s numbers don’t necessarily always add up

Bradley Bytes – A sort of political column by Dara Bradley Mathematics wasn’t many people’s favourite subject at school. But the way organisations – and their PR people in particular – exaggerate headcounts of the...
Charlie Adley

Sleeps helps – if you know you’ve actually had some!

Double Vision with Charlie Adley Here I am, wide awake in bed. Is it Tuesday? Which bed is this? How does water break? Was I ever well? Where am I? Oh yeh, I’m visiting my mother....
Parting of the ways...Martin McGuinness and Arlene Foster.

Perfect storms underline the ficklesness of politics

World of Politics with Harry McGee – harrymcgee@gmail.com It’s been a tough old start to the year, north and south, with senior politicians (experience and relatively inexperienced) getting potent reminders of how fickle a business...

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