Mourners arrive at a vigil for four Irish students who died when a Berkeley apartment balcony collapsed on Friday, June 19, 2015, in Oakland California. Photograph: Noah Berger/AP

Family and friends of six Irish students killed in Tuesday’s balcony collapse in Berkeley, California, are gathering for the joint funeral of Ashley D(...)

Men place candles at a memorial during a candlelight vigil for the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse in California. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters

Another day, another emotional period for the families of the Irish students who died in Tuesday’s accident in Berkeley as they make final preparation(...)

Mr Deenihan was accompanied by the parents of three of the students who died on Tuesday - Marie and Gerry Culligan, parents of Eoghan (21), Jim and Patricia Walsh, parents of Eimear (21), and Kenneth and Sinead Miller, parents of Lorcán (21). Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times 3:04

The six Irish students who died in the balcony collapse in California on Tuesday have “become the children of Ireland, ” Minister of State for the Dia(...)

Dessie Mone: “There’s a group of us there who have been around a long time and we sat down and said that we really had a responsibility to try and get Monaghan back competing with the bigger counties. We couldn’t all walk away.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In a small county, it doesn’t take a huge amount of erosion for the cliff to topple into the sea. For the prime years of Dessie Mone’s intercounty car(...)

Donegal goalkeeper Paul Durcan: “The boys made it clear that the door is never closed for anyone.” Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Donegal goalkeeper Paul Durcan says the door remains open for team-mate and fellow All-Ireland winner Mark McHugh, who left the county panel the week(...)

Seán Armstrong of Galway challenges Cork’s Graham Canty during their All-Ireland SFC Qualifier game at Croke Park.  Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork 1-17 Galway 1-16 Saved by experience and muscle memory, Cork immediately lose such advantages for the repeat of the 2010 All-Ireland semi-final a(...)

Ten Corkmen fail to keep Michael Meehan’s late free out of the net but it wasn’t enought for Galway. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Cork 1-17 Galway 1-16: Saved by experience here, Cork will not be able to tap into that advantage when facing Dublin in a repeat of the 2010 All-Irel(...)

Galway’s Danny Cummins celebrates scoring his side’s opening goal with Michael Martin. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 1-11 Armagh 0-9Galway manager Alan Mulholland felt the tough outings they had against Tipperary and Waterford served them well going into this (...)

Armagh’s Brendan Donaghy and Stephen Harold follow Thomas Flynn of Galway at Pearse Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 1-11 Armagh 0-09: Free-scoring Armagh saw their All-Ireland campaign come to an abrupt halt against Galway at Pearse Stadium this evening.The O(...)

Armagh’s Jamie Clarke could enjoy a productive evening against Galway’s fullback line.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Galway v Armagh Pearse Stadium, 5pm The only other time these two counties met in the championship was a Croke Park qualifier back in 2001. Galway won(...)