Mary Berry in Dublin recently. “I know the subject of baking and I’ve just got to be fair, encourage them [the Bake Off contestants] and try to say something nice even when it’s pretty awful”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times 4:58

(...) want to be there on sports day and you want to be there for the children. I felt guilty most of the(...)

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New stadia, like The Emirates above, have helped transform England’s football tradition from a national embarrassment to an international phenomenon. Photograph: Ian Kington/Getty Images

(...) accommodated less than half of that number. Like so many other sports stadia, it fell victim to progress and(...)

Connacht coach Pat Lam has had to utilise his full squad for the Pro12 game at Thomond Park against Munster. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

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Taoiseach Enda Kenny: ‘I do not intend to call a general election until it is appropriate to do so.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

(...) sports funding project in the county and nobody from a nationalist background was invited to attend the(...)

Distinct perspective: Oliver Sheppard’s statue was inspired not by the Easter Rising but by the Celtic revivalist interest in the myth of Cúchulainn. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

(...) sports trophies.On the other hand, in the first novel of the more sceptical Samuel Beckett, Murphy (1938(...)

Members of Palestine’s El Funoun DaMembers of Palestine’s El Funoun Dance Troupe will lead an open-air instruction on the Middle-Eastern dance technique of ‘Dabke’ in Eyre Square as part of the Galway Dance Days festival this weekend. Photograph: Galway Dance Days

(...) adventure sports enthusiasts to blow off the cobwebs ahead of race season.Participants will be given the(...)

 Jason Smyth celebrates  wining the 200m T13  final during the London 2012 Paralympic Games. He received €40,000 from the Irish Sports Council. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

(...). McDermott also explained why other individual sports – such as equestrian and golf – didn’t qualify any(...)

Jump Zone in  south Dublin: ‘If the children were anything to go by, then that brief ascent, in which you dominate gravity and float for a breathless moment in midair, produces a frenzied sort of joy.’

(...) telling the children to be careful, stop jumping on each other, and to stop pretending to injure(...)

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