Larissa Muldoon, Sophie Spence, Gillian Bourke and Ailis Egan celebrate at the final whistle in Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho 5:25

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From left: Denis Leamy, Ronan O’Gara, David Wallace, Simon Easterby, Gordon D’Arcy, Girvan Dempsey, Denis Hickie and Shane Horgan on St Patrick’s Day 2007 as Ireland took on Italy in Stadio Olimpico. Photograph: INPHO/Dan Sheridan

(...) good speaker, so when he spoke with authority and passion, people got in behind him. It was a great(...)

Cian Healy: set to win first start of this season’s Six Nation’s in Saturday’s meeting with Scotland at Murrayfield. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

(...) reigns as to the reason for the last penalty against Ireland after Healy drives Aaron Jarvis back, it(...)

Christy Ring leading the Cork team out against New York at the Polo Grounds in 1954. Photographs: Grey Villet/The life Images/Getty

(...) the past two summers he’s been able to finally get to the root of this different breed; what drives(...)

Jane Darwell as Ma Joad in John Ford’s film version of The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck. In the face of successive tragedies Ma Joad, aware that her husband is too defeated to lead the clan, takes over the responsibility and in doing so becomes one of the most powerful and sympathetic matriarchs in American literature.

The Charwoman’s Daughter by James Stephen (1912) She is one of the great mothers. She works hard(...)

(...)s. I was aware I’d been born into an era of great change. By the age of seven I was glued to Top(...)

Lyricist: “It’s lovely to collaborate with him . . . but I’m aware that he asks me because he hates writing lyrics,” Polly Samson says of her husband, David Gilmour. Photograph: Sarah Lee

(...) drives us everywhere, but our friends always remind me that I have to drive every now and then, otherwise(...)

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(...) sausages and Ballymaloe relish. But another dominant theme was the connection made between great Irish food(...)

Devin Toner aims to better his rucking by replicating Paul O’Connell’s technique. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

(...). “I think there is stuff I still have to work on. I don’t think that my rucking has been great so far(...)

(...). Family drives already involve pleadings from the back seat to stay behind the nearest bus in order to(...)