Historian Catherine Corless says minutes of a 1979 Galway County Council meeting refer to a “children’s burial ground”. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

The Government’s mother- and-baby home commission of inquiry must ensure that families of victims are involved in all aspects of its work, a leading h(...)

Armagh’s Jamie Clarke celebrates scoring a point against Roscommon. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Roscommon 1-12 Armagh 1-17: Armagh were always in control in seeing off Roscommon’s challenge at Dr Hyde Park in the third round of the football quali(...)

Who’d be the Mayo manager, eh? James Horan spent the winter being told that he had no forwards and that his attacking approach needed overhauling. Th(...)

Roscommon’s Cathal Cregg is tracked by Leitrim’s Damian Moran during the Connacht SFC quarter-final at  Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon. Photograph: Inpho

It is a peculiar day when a football team rattles over 1-18 on a May afternoon, duly wins its first-round championship match and still leaves the fiel(...)

Independent TD Luke Ming Flanagan at a press conference in Buswells Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin, where he claimed decriminalising cannabis could save Ireland hundreds of million euro. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

“Ireland is ready for the legalisation of cannabis,” according to Roscommon TD Luke Ming Flanagan, who today published his Cannabis Regulation Bill 20(...)

St Brigids goalkeeper Shane Curran celebrates after his side scored a late goal against Western Gaels in the Roscommon SFC final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

ST BRIGID’S 1-13 WESTERN GAELS 0-9: Reigning All-Ireland champions St Brigid’s held off the spirited challenge of a Western Gaels side bidding for the(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh is tacked by Roscommon’s Niall Carty and David Keenan at Dr Hyde Park, Roscommon on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

TYRONE 0-12 ROSCOMMON 1-7: Tyrone manager Mickey Harte acknowledged that his team’s unconvincing All-Ireland qualifier win over Roscommon was about th(...)