Me time: Sarah Bannan writes each day from 4.30am to 6.30am. “At that time nobody can disturb me – not my husband or my daughter or my email, nor even social media.” Illustration: CSA/Getty

(...) tuned up, but it can take a while. It’s a little like working through the stages of sleep. If I(...)

 Kathryn Thomas, Sarah Geraghty, Barbara Ennis and Louise Reilly emerge from the sea

(...), text and we’ll kidnap you.” “Oh God, will they take your phones off you?” Another is more optimistic(...)

 Shane Lowry improved his opening round score by seven shots on Friday as he carded a 67 at the BMW PGA Championship. Photo:   Adam Davy/PA

(...)’d had to, and delivered his own jabs to claim five birdies.Two of those birdies came on the two par(...)

St Ives harbour, Cornwall:   this part of England  gets the best weather, yet doesn’t get too hot for children. Photograph: Matt  Cardy/Getty Images

(...) other hand want to chill out and take it easy. Any suggestions for a two-week break in the summer and(...)

Caroline Freyne and Gavin Little on their wedding day

(...) mutual love of rugby – five years ago and have a four-year-old son, Alex. They got engaged on July 20th(...)

Finding and championing a great talent behind the bar is the central idea of the Irish Bartender of the Year competition

(...) bartender/mixology awards around. The other five finalists also have strong pedigrees and the bars they(...)

Former prime minister: Ramush Haradinaj (centre) was acquitted twice by the criminal tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. Photograph: Armend Nimani/ AFP/Getty

(...) for the return of Serb refugees, than in the previous five years.” The indictment came in March 2005(...)

Mohammad Rafique with his wife, Rafika Begum, three-year-old Waheeda and seven-year-old Jamalida. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan.

(...) 2016, it represents a reversal of the last government’s five-year moratorium on accepting refugees(...)

Cavan’s Eugene Keating locks horns with Kieran Duffy and Drew Wylie of Monaghan in the Ulster Championship two years. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) 1932 and 1988, during which time Cavan won their five All-Irelands. Monaghan, by piffling contrast(...)

José Mourinho: Chelsea manager hoping for success in Champions League next season. Photograph: Reuters.

(...)’ is not a nice word. Maybe I would take that word out from my explanation and my comments, but that(...)