Michael Collins and Harry Boland play hurling at Croke Park on the day of a Leinster Hurling final - an image published in September 1921. Photograph: Piaras Béaslaí Collection/NLI 1:11

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“I think the Taoiseach is ignoring the North and is not giving it the degree of detailed attention that he should,”says  Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

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