Niall Hanley: his most recent venture is a beer garden with 366 beers on tap and 144 of them are from North Carolina

When Niall Hanley left Claremorris, Co Mayo, for Boston 20 years ago, setting a Guinness World Record was the last thing on his mind. Armed with a de(...)

Cork’s Jimmy Barry Murphy (left) and Dublin legend Jimmy Keaveney, who were inducted into the GAA Museum Hall of Fame at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile.

As one of the two new inductees – along with Dublin footballer Jimmy Keaveney – into the GAA Museum’s Hall of Fame Jimmy Barry-Murphy was immediately (...)

Key men: Aidan O’Shea offers Mayo a new attacking dimension while Cian O’Sullivan is Dublin’s designated sweeper. Photograph: Inpho

Watching the images of Galway’s victory in the hurling semi-final brought to mind the similarities between their perennial quest for All-Ireland fulfi(...)

Still from the RTÉ documentary last December which drew attention to abuses at the residential care centre

Three further members of staff at the Áras Attracta care home have been suspended, according to the Health Service Executive. Earlier this week, it e(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny  on a Coast Guard vessel off Killala, Co Mayo, welcoming the new $300 million transatlantic fibre optic cable as it arrives in Killala, Co Mayo. The cable, owned and operated by Irish company Aqua Comms, will run directly from Mayo to New York. Photograph: Naoise Culhane

“This is the most important landing since [French general] Humbert in 1798,” said Enda as he hopped from his car and strode across Killala pier to cha(...)

A screengrab from secretly recorded footage in Swinford’s Áras Attracta residential care centre.  The HSE has confirmed that four more staff members at the Áras Attracta care home in Co Mayo are being investigated over allegations of abuse of residents. File image: RTÉ.

The HSE has confirmed four more staff members at the Áras Attracta care home in Co Mayo are being investigated in the wake of abuse allegations. Initi(...)

Messages of support are continuing to pour in for Derry footballer Aaron Devlin who faces a “crucial 48 hours” as he battles an aggressive strain of meningitis. Photograph: Inpho

Messages of support are continuing to pour in for Derry footballer Aaron Devlin who faces a “crucial 48 hours” as he battles an aggressive strain of m(...)

Donal Vaughan and Ger Cafferkey are both back in the Mayo line-up. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The most obvious windows of opportunity for Sligo would appear to be bolted shut going into tomorrow’s Connacht final. They were the last county to d(...)

The Irish Primary Principals’ Network (IPPN) has drawn up a plan for small rural schools. File photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The organisation representing primary school principals has drawn up a plan aimed at tackling the large number of small schools in rural Ireland. The(...)

Corrib veteran: David Timlin of Ross Glen Construction, in Rossport. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Gas is expected to come later this year to the Shell terminal in Bellanaboy, Co Mayo, through the controversial pipeline that rises from the Atlantic (...)