Category: Story Behind The Picture

Dave Maher – 26 Years Covering the Republic of Ireland

Ahead of Euro 2016, Sportsfile staff photographer Dave Maher looks back over his memories and notable pictures from twenty-six years covering Republic of Ireland teams at close quarters. From 1991 up until the recent friendly against Belarus in ...

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Sportsfile’s Busy Weekend

The weekend just gone has certainly been eventful one at Sportsfile. From Friday to Monday our staff have been flat out working to deliver the best in sports photography, from pitch to page. Here’s some of the stats from our busy weekend (and ...

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Sportsfile’s Stephen McCarthy in Baku

Home at last from the inaugural European Games in Baku, Azerbaijan. I first visited Baku for the Boxing World Championships four years ago, and I was not impressed! The facilities were poor, people were not very friendly and the food was not for me. ...

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Hurling On Water – The @BGEHurlingU21 launch

Check out a behind the scenes video produced by Bord Gais Energy from the recent Bord Gais Energy U21 Hurling Championship launch. Have a look at some of the final products in our gallery below or see them all here! ...

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As I See It – Stephen O’Donnell

Ahead of the return of the SSE Airtricity League Dundalk captain Stephen O’Donnell gives us the story behind one of his favourite pictures from a memorable last game of the 2014 season at Oriel Park. 24 October 2014; Dundalk’s Stephen ...

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As I See It – Paul Geaney

  Paul Geaney Ahead of the Sigerson Cup semi-finals and final this weekend, Dingle, Kerry and UCC star forward Paul Geaney gives us the story behind one of his favourite pictures from last year. Picture credit: Oliver McVeigh / ...

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Story Behind the Picture – Stephen McCarthy’s on O’Driscoll’s Final Year

With another 6 Nations season upon us, and Ireland taking on Italy in their first game today, Sportsfile’s Stephen McCarthy looks back at last season, and a season of lasts for Brian O’Driscoll.  Stephen gives us his insight into the ...

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As I See It – Rob Hennelly

Picture credit: Ray Ryan / SPORTSFILE Rob Hennelly Ahead of Mayo’s National Football League Division 1 opener, away to Kerry, Mayo goalkeeper Rob Hennelly gives us the story behind one of his favourite pictures from last ...

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#UFCBoston

Conor McGregor’s latest fight went down at the weekend in TD Garden, Boston against German Dennis Siver.  McGregor has talked a lot in the build up to this fight about the German, so fight week was going to be a tense affair.  With Cathal ...

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Sportsfile’s Stephen McCarthy claims Grand Prize in PDN magazine contest

Stephen McCarthy claims the Grand Prize Professional Winner title in the PDN ‘The Shot’ Photography contest 2014.  http://www.pdntheshot.com/gallery/2014/ Photo District News (PDN), is an award-winning monthly magazine for professional ...

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