The court heard that during interviews at Tralee Garda station, the brothers admitted exchanging blows with Mr Fitzgerald, but both denied putting a tennis racket handle into his rectum. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

(...) of a broken brush and tennis rackets, which were among the items found in Mr Fitzgerald’s home by(...)

Rafael Nadal has beaten Novak Djokovic in two of the last three French Open finals. Photograph: Patrick Kovarik/AFP Photo/Getty Images

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Guest speaker at the 2015 Student Summit Patrick Hamilton Walsh (left) with Greg O’Donoghue, vice president for welfare at the Union of Students in Ireland. Mr Hamilton Walsh spent several years travelling the world while documenting his trip with a mobile phone. That adventure eventually led him to Sweden where he has been helping develop the image-sharing platform PicHit

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World number one Rory McIlroy got off to a mixed start at the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth this afternoon. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

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(...) its own tennis courts and clubhouse as well as access to a beach exclusively for the use of residents.

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Rory McIlroy returns to Wentworth this week for the PGA Championship, a tournament which kickstarted a magic year for the world number one in 2014. Photograph: Reuters

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