Small world: Seán Barrett, who plays Fr Fitzgerald, whose dreary drone over the PA system enables the priests to escape undetected from the lingerie department in Father Ted, also appears on the cover of How Soon Is Now?, the classic single by The Smiths

Dies and The Unnameable. 2. Father Jose Fernandez You remember the Cuban priest who drives a(...)

 Maurice Shanahan celebrates after Waterford’s quater-final victory over Dublin.  Photograph: Inpho/Morgan Treacy

(...) had a lot of wides against Tipp, a lot of silly mistakes and Tipperary are a great team, one of the(...)

 Mo Farah from Britain competes in the 1500m men event during the Herculis Diamond League athletics meeting at Stade Louis II in Monaco. Photograph: EPA

(...) carry on running, enjoy what I do and — do you know what drives me everyday? “Spending time with these(...)

Waisake Naholo is tackled by Argentina’s Tomas Cubelli during New Zealand’s 39-18 victory Christchurch. Photograph: Marty Melville/AFP/Getty Images

(...) complicated.” A move to New Zealand is a dream instilled in every Fijian boy by the sight of their great(...)

The man behind the counter: Paul Gartlan, the publican star of the RTÉ documentary The Irish Pub

(...) questions from behind the camera. The focus is on the publicans, who tell their stories with great ease(...)

Clare’s Bobby Duggan, who scored 13 points, is put under pressure by Waterford’s Austin Gleeson during their Munster Under-21 hurling  semi-final at Cusack Park, Ennis. Photograph:  Sportsfile

(...) 32nd minute. A great move featuring Eoin Quirke, Kevin Hehir sent Galvin on his way for the lead(...)

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush speaks during a town hall campaign stop  in Hudson, New Hampshire. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters

(...) millions of Americans. It drives claims that many, if not most, workers receiving disability payments are(...)

Laura Gaynor: “Where jogging is predictable, skating isn’t at all. You never know what you may encounter; and the whole sport seems to revolve around coming up with cool ways to get over obstacles. If you fall - you get back on it and keep going.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

(...). Potential Life say managing your energy is a much better option. This seemed great, I’m usually fairly(...)

Waterford’s Stephen Bennett is tackled by Tipperary’s Cathal Barrett during the Munster hurling final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

(...) improve before the All-Ireland series and will need to, as this wasn’t a great match. A few weeks ago(...)

Tommy Bowe believes the Ireland team have learned from the 2013 defeat to New Zealand Photograph: Colm O’Neill/Inpho

(...) and I think that sort of expectation is great. It drives us forward as a team. But for us to hold it(...)