The Dublin team make their way to Hill 16 in 2006 after Mayo choose to warm-up in front of it. Photograph: Inpho

It is coming up on nine summers since the footballers of Mayo attempted an impromptu eviction of Dublin’s sense of comfort in Croke Park by running ou(...)

Scotland coach Vern Cotter.

Right let’s get the controversy out of the way first. Who in the William Wallace is Hugh Blake? Much like the way some of the Scottish-themed m(...)

 Orangemen and women march at Saturday’s  pro-union parade in Edinburgh. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

David Cameron brewed a coffee and watched as the Orange Order’s 15,000-strong march passed by on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh.Neither Cameron nor his c(...)

Paul McGinley: “The Donegal link reminded the lads of their darkest hour on Sunday, and there was no joy either as McGinley flourished his wild card trio.” Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images.

That a fourball of middle-aged men could tee off for a pint a little after noon on a Tuesday seemed slightly incongruous, but Foley’s pub on the Clont(...)

Scottish first minister Alex Salmond: furious about the intervention of Australian prime minister Tony Abbott, who said it was “hard to see how the world would be helped by an independent Scotland”. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire.

Nearly 700 years ago, Scottish nobles went to Arbroath to sign a letter in Latin that declared Scotland’s right to be an independent kingdom, rather t(...)

Lady Alba, complete with Irn Bru cans as curlers in her hair, on stage at the Yestival concert in Stirling.

Mairi McFadyen shelters from the rain in a tent in the yard of Stirling’s old jail, watching artists on a small stage urge a Yes vote in September’s S(...)

In Mel Gibson’s Braveheart , Edward II is portrayed as a closet homosexual, incapable of ple(...)

Celtic supporters display banners ahead of the  the Uefa Champions League Goup H match against   AC Milan at Celtic Park. Photograph: Brian Stewart/EPA

Neil Lennon admits his “heart sank” when he saw banners which are now subject to disciplinary action displayed at Celtic’s Champions League meeting wi(...)