# John O'Sullivan

Last year
# reinforcements
Bohs continue to strengthen with signing of experienced midfielder John O'Sullivan
The 28-year-old arrives from Accrington Stanley after playing almost 250 games throughout the EFL and in Scotland.
All time
# column
'We're all missing social contact, gatherings and friends now. Football will be important on our way back'
John O’Sullivan looks at how this unprecedented period will affect Ireland’s top clubs and the people involved.
# column
We do not have the slightest idea what the League of Ireland will look like in 2020
John O’Sullivan assesses the impact of the ongoing FAI controversy on the League of Ireland.
# tv or not tv
Scaled-back Soccer Republic can be the League of Ireland's Football Italia
John O’Sullivan discusses tailoring highlights to new fans – not the die-hards – and much more in his weekly column.
John O'Sullivan: Time for fans to weed out troublemakers from the league we all love
Name and shame those that make us uncomfortable at League of Ireland games.
# Comment
Quick-fix appointment could waste a huge opportunity for Irish football
The FAI must resist the lure of a stop-gap hire for the senior manager’s role, writes John O’Sullivan.
# column
'It’s unique, small, noisy, bonkers, heart-breaking and joyous in equal measure'
In his final column of the season, John O’Sullivan outlines the reasons to be thankful for the League of Ireland.
# column
'The Phoenix article reporting Limerick are facing a winding up order makes for dark reading'
As someone who spent 18 months working at the club, John O’Sullivan is saddened by their recent problems.
# column
'It's as useful as being angry at those who miss mass each week while planning to see the Pope'
There’s no point criticising football fans for attending the recent Aviva Stadium friendlies while ignoring the League of Ireland, writes columnist John O’Sullivan.
Communication shouldn't be so complicated for two organisations who share a canteen
For the game’s senior bodies to ignore the standards they expect of others is pathetic, writes John O’Sullivan.
'Liam Miller deserves more than to be an excuse for people to have a cut off each other'
The recent debate over Páirc Uí Chaoimh has turned into a point-scoring exercise between fans of the two sports, writes John O’Sullivan.
# column
'If the FAI want licensing to be taken seriously, they need to treat breaches more severely'
Bray Wanderers and Limerick are entirely responsible for their recent late payment of wages, writes John O’Sullivan.
# column
36 games into 31 weekends just doesn’t work - the LOI needs to get serious about scheduling
John O’Sullivan takes a closer look at the headaches caused by the League of Ireland fixture list.
# column
This week's foreseen LOI postponements the right call, but what about last Friday night?
The postponement of the Drogheda United and Finn Harps fixture could have been avoided, writes John O’Sullivan.
# Opinion
Dundalk's new owners look the part but past experiences leave cause for concern
“For all the positives, you wonder if they’re mad,” writes former Cork City FC chairman John O’Sullivan.
# Bantry Bay
Controversial Cork seaweed harvesting project close to getting final green light
Tralee-based company BioAtlantis wants to harvest Bantry’s kelp for bioengineering purposes.
# column
The return of the LOI is like going back to school - it opens up a world of possibilities
‘Today, I’ll be sprinting back to the sport I love,’ writes our League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan.
# Moving On
Blackburn terminate Irish winger O'Sullivan's contract by mutual agreement
The 23-year-old had been with the Ewood Park club since leaving Belvedere at the age of 15.
# column
Why the FAI Cup final is the perfect opportunity to bring the crowds back
John O’Sullivan believes 35,000 should be the target for next month’s showdown between Dundalk and Cork City.
# column
Soccer Republic debate between Kerr and the FAI felt like a 0-0 draw
League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan believes those passionate about the league need to make sure their anger doesn’t become noise.
# column
There's a lot of fluff written about supporters' trusts and they're no magic bullet
John O’Sullivan says that while there are positives to having fan-owned clubs, it doesn’t ensure they will be run properly.
# column
We're missing out on a generation of kids. It's time to start playing football with them
John O’Sullivan believes League of Ireland clubs could be sending players to schools to assist with PE and help lower the age profile of those attending matches.
# Opinion
It's an exciting time for Irish football, so why isn't it having a knock-on effect on our league?
Columnist John O’Sullivan asks why the FAI are currently so inactive in promoting the domestic game.
# column
Irish football may fear the GAA, but playing in winter is hampering our kids' development
Columnist John O’Sullivan believes its time for schoolboy leagues to move to summer football.
# Opinion
There's a reason Cork City fans might not want Leicester City to win the Premier League
John O’Sullivan warns of the dangers of ‘link-up’ deals between Irish clubs and their English counterparts.
# Pastures new
23 Irish players who moved during the January Transfer Window
Joe Mason and other notable footballers who have joined new clubs over the past month.
# column
7 things we learned about football in Ireland from Uefa's latest report
John O’Sullivan takes a look at the state of the game according to the European governing body’s club licencing benchmark report.
# column
'New funding will help produce future stars capable of performances like last night for decades'
Our League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan discusses the financial impact Thursday’s defeat of Germany will make to the domestic game.
# column
A multinational company like Pfizer won't sponsor Cork City and why they probably shouldn't
Our League of Ireland columnist John O’Sullivan on why obtaining sponsorships can prove so difficult for clubs.
# Cork
Cork man missing since Friday found safe and well
John O’Sullivan’s family had gone on local radio to get in contact with him.
# column
'I can count on one hand the number of agents I’d trust'
John O’Sullivan on why football at the top level is a cutthroat business.
# Tweets of the week
Have Cabinteely offered Eva Carneiro a job? It's the sporting tweets of the week!
The best sporting offerings from the last seven days on Twitter.
# column
'A night at Turner’s Cross is special and that’s not an accident. Other clubs can learn'
Cork City are leading the way in terms of putting bums on seats, writes John O’Sullivan.
# Youth development
'Ruud Dokter must be strong and stick to the mantra 'the best, with the best, against the best''
John O’Sullivan looks ahead at what the new National U17 League will bring to Irish football.
# Duff love
The League of Ireland needs to focus on bringing home players like Damien Duff
In his latest column, John O’Sullivan argues we should adopt something of an MLS approach to player recruitment.
# column
'We lack a clear strategy and can’t get our heads up to look a few years down the line'
John O’Sullivan questions what Athlone Town’s latest statement could mean for their future in his latest column.
# column
'The truth is Cabinteely is exactly the type of club that the League of Ireland needs to attract'
In the first of his weekly columns, John O’Sullivan looks at what the League of Ireland’s newest members can bring to the table.
# Pints
Is this Ireland's oldest barman?
John O’Sullivan is 90 years old and still pulling pints.
# League of Ireland
Limerick hope Taylor will be perfect fit
Stuart Taylor held his first press conference as Limerick FC’s new manager today.
Column: Call them red-tops if you want – but we still need popular journalism
Tabloid misbehaviour is an easy target for complaints – but popular news is essential to our society, writes John O’Sullivan.