Leonardo Gomes, now 17, still practising the hurling skills he learned as a youngster with Gort GAA club in Galway.

Leonardo Gomes’s maroon helmet, two hurleys and a sliotar are resting by the post of a soccer goal at one end of a field of parched grass. Through the(...)

Clare goalkeeper Patrick Kelly saves a penalty from Cork’s Anthony Nash during last year’s All-Ireland final. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

“It’s crazy, it’s dangerous but it’s under the rules so he’s well entitled to do it.” (...)

The Lodge at Doonbeg in west Clare has been voted number one resort hotel in Europe and 20th in the world by readers of Condé Nast Traveler, 80,000(...)