Joe O’Farrell (left) of the Shackleton Museum Athy and Sven Habermann of Conservation Letterfrack peer into the cabin in which the explorer died in the Antartic on January 5th, 1922. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sven Habermann has taken delivery of many fine and fragile objects at his north Connemara workshop, and they come in all shapes, sizes, ages and condi(...)

Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

Manchester City’s  manager Pep Guardiola awaits kick-off in his team’s  League Cup  soccer match against West Bromwich Albion, at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP/Getty Images

“My dear fellow,” Pep Guardiola said, his eyes twinkling to confirm that what he said next might not be completely what he believed. “This is the Prem(...)

The foyer of the new Titanic Hotel, Belfast. The hotel  has been designed to reflect its shipping past, as the headquarters of Harland & Wolff ship builders. Photograph: Press Eye/Darren Kidd

The Harland and Wolff headquarters in Belfast will begin a new chapter in history this weekend with the opening of Belfast’s newest luxury hotel, Tita(...)

Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain at Anfield during the defeat to Liverpool. Photograph: Reuters

Chelsea have kickstarted a frantic scramble for reinforcements in the final week of the summer transfer window by agreeing a fee with Arsenal for Alex(...)

Stoke City’s Peter Crouch scores their equaliser at the Hawthorns. Photograph:  Reuters/Andrew Boyers

West Brom 1 Stoke City 1 In a game full of sub-plots there was not much of a story in the end as West Bromwich Albion’s hopes of taking maximum point(...)

Jamie Vardy could return to the Leicester City team for the Saturday evening trip to play Manchester United. Photograph:   Scott Heppell/PA Wire

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 Ronald Koeman:  “Maybe they can share the goals around more than happened last season, but we still need another one to play the No9.” Photograph:  Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Everton may have just broken their transfer record to sign €49 million Gylfi Sigurdsson but as far as Ronald Koeman is concerned the club still has b(...)

Aoife McCana, left,  winner of the Best Dressed Lady at the Galway Races and Oniesa Owens,  Cavan, who won for Best Hat. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

“By the time you get to wear the outfit, you’re sick of it,” said the winner of the best dressed competition for Ladies’ Day at the Galway Races . A(...)

Nemanja Matic signs for Manchester United at Aon Training Complex in Manchester. Photograph: Man Utd via Getty Images

Six months into his first season back at Chelsea, Jose Mourinho had identified three key areas in which his team were deficient. Hindsight suggests(...)