Kerry’s Kieran Donaghy finds the Mayo net in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final replay in Limerick. Of the four teams that have contested All-Irelands in the past five seasons, Mayo have consistently conceded more goals than Dublin, Donegal and Kerry. photograph: Cathal  Noonan/Inpho

When an earthquake has flattened a whole city block, your first thought isn’t to comb it for detail. So it wasn’t until a second viewing of the Connac(...)

Emergency services from Mayo and Galway were last night battling a major fire which broke out at an agricultural machinery business in Ballinrobe, south Mayo

Emergency services from Mayo and Galway managed to contain a major fire which broke out at an agricultural machinery business in Ballinrobe, south Ma(...)

 Mayo manager James Horan (left) and Gavin Duffy (centre) along with Mayo players at Dr Hyde Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

We were delighted to welcome David Gillick in to us on the Irish Times Second Captains Podcast on Monday, to talk about his decision to retire from in(...)

Colm Hamrogue: “Everything was taken from me but it is the best thing that ever happened”

Midway through his Leaving Certificate examinations, Colm Hamrogue was the victim of a hit-and-run incident which would forever change his care(...)

Kildare’s Tomas O’Connor scores a goal despite the efforts of Mayo’s Shane McHale, goalkeeper Robert Hennelly and Kevin Keane at Newbridge. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kildare 2-19 Mayo 2-18The O’Byrne Cup champions extended their winning streak after this unexpected shoot-out on the plains. If the black card-advocat(...)

Kildare’s Tomas O’Connor scores a goal despite the efforts of Mayo’s Shane McHale, goalkeeper Robert Hennelly and Kevin Keane at Newbridge. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kildare 2-19 Mayo 2-18The O’Byrne Cup champions extended their winning streak after this unexpected shoot-out on the plains. If the black card-advocat(...)

Prof John McHale, chairman of the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (right), with chief economist Diarmaid Smyth at a briefing on fourth Fiscal Assessment Report, at Whitaker Square, Dublin, yesterday. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government should not reduce the size of the packages of spending cuts and tax increases scheduled for the next two budgets, according to t(...)