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Kieran McGeeney: “Kieran [Donaghy] made a career out of bringing other people into the game, and I think that was something we were sort of missing in Armagh.” Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

Kieran McGeeney opens with a joke about wanting another Kieran on the Armagh sideline to supplement his own sense of humour. That being Kieran Donaghy(...)

Vicki McGrath at Harry’s Hole, Marble Hill, Co Donegal.

One thing this island does not lack is great swimming spots. Mary MCCarthy has picked some of the VERY best LOCATIONS FOR A DIP – in the sea, (...)

Michael O'Hare, founder of Troubles, Tragedy & Trauma. He is the brother of Majella O'Hare, aged 12 years old, who was shot dead by the British Army in 1976, at home in north London. Photograph: Joanne O'Brien

A man whose 12-year-old sister was shot dead by a British soldier in Co Armagh 45 years ago is “shocked and devastated” that her killer may be granted(...)

An unpublished poem written by republican hunger striker Bobby Sands has emerged. Photograph: PA Wire

The following is an unpublished poem written by republican hunger striker Bobby Sands,while imprisoned in the Maze prison (also known as the H-Blocks (...)

Some of the letters from the H-blocks. Photograph: Julien Behal

Tiny, handwritten letters composed by republican prisoners in the H-Blocks and Armagh women’s prison in the lead-up to the 1981 hunger strikes, have e(...)

Mairead Liddy from Magheralin, Co Armagh, who was born in December 1921, the year the Northern Ireland state was established following partition. Photograph: Stephen Davison/Pacemaker Belfast

Even at almost 100 years old, Mairead Liddy remembers well the impact of partition on her family. Her parents owned a pub in Warrenpoint, Co Down, wh(...)

Rozanna Purcell at Diamond Hill, in Connemara National Park, Galway

What better way to get active again than taking to the highways and byways of Ireland’s hills and mountains? Rozanna Purcell, author and creator of(...)

The scene of the fatal shooting of Det Adrian Donohoe in Co Louth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A man in his 30s who was arrested last Monday by gardaí investigating the murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe has been released without charge. The ma(...)

Jason Black pictured at Mount Errigal.

The Karakoram highway, running along the border between Pakistan and Afghanistan, is one of the most spectacular and dangerous roads on the planet. It(...)

Det Garda Donohoe was shot dead at Lordship Credit Union in Co Louth on January 25th, 2013. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A suspect for the murder of Det Garda Adrian Donohoe was still being detained by gardaí for questioning on Tuesday night. The man, who is in his 30s(...)

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