In central  Copenhagen more than 55 per cent of people commute by bicycle.

For decades the Danish capital has been a model of how to build a cycling culture

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

Prints, engravings of Daniel O’Connell and Charles Stewart Parnell available

The black BMW had been reported missing from a car sales yard at Brosna in Birr between 1am and 1.40am this morning.

Steven Carney (18) died at the scene of the accident outside Roscrea this morning

The Rolex watch attracted 15 bids and was sold for €8,200

Timepiece was one of three seized in Dublin raids along with BMW worth €50,000

A still from one of the films taken by British Pathé around the time of the Easter Rising.

Seminal events in Irish history among 85,000 films in British Pathé archive on YouTube

Páraic Duffy, director general of the GAA Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

The controversial GAA broadcast deal is good for emigrants, according to GAA director-general Paraic Duffy

Goldsmiths Se O’Donoghue and Lee Harding of Da Capo jewellers unveil the Brian Boru millennium crown  at Dublin Castle yesterday. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The former high king of Ireland is still a revered historical figure

Local property tax was paid by 90% of homes but Revenue sent letters on household charge to 250,000. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /  The Irish Times

Body has sent letters to 250,000 over arrears on unpaid €100 household charge

GAA director general Paraic Duffy: “It is simply not possible for the GAA to ensure free-to-air coverage at home while at the same time making its games accessible to Irish people abroad.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Director general says it is ‘no longer tenable’ for GAA to see its audience as Irish people who live in Ireland

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