Crossmaglen Rangers’ and Armagh’s Joe Kernan plays a major role in the club’s story. Photograph: Eric Luke

The most extraordinary aspect of the Crossmaglen Rangers story, as so compellingly told in the recent BBC Northern Ireland documentary by Natalie Mayn(...)

Irish Cadets at Arlington Cemetery for John F Kennedy’s Funeral, 1963. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives

The weather in Washington was cold and crisp, and the 26 Irish Army cadets were not thinking about the watching world. They just wanted to ensure t(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody  (right) congratulates manager  Anthony Daly after Saturday’s historic victory for the Dublin hurlers  in  Portlaoise. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

The phrase, “journalism is the first rough-draft of history” has predictable appeal for reporters. Providing building blocks for the knowledge and und(...)