Ballintubber

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The coffin of Paddy Prendergast leaves St John’s church in Tralee, Co Kerry, on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Paddy Prendergast, who had been the last man standing from the Mayo team that won the 1951 All-Ireland football final, lived “a life well worth celebr(...)

File photo of Paddy Prendergast. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

It was an unpleasant irony that the late Paddy Prendergast, who died at the weekend at the age of 95, found himself as much a victim of social media a(...)

‘You definitely need to be a bit mad so borderline obsession is probably fair’: Mayo boss James Horan. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A few days after Mayo’s seismic win over Dublin, a media gathering was hastily convened in MacHale Park. The Castlebar stadium has rarely looked so de(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley and Aidan O’Shea of Mayo contest a high ball during the 2012 semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In a fast crowded decade, it is the game that has somehow fallen through time. Nobody talks about Mayo-Dublin 2012, which is a shame. It was signific(...)

Cillian O’Connor celebrates after scoring his second of four goals against Tipperary. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

One of the unexpected joys of lockdown was that I found music again. Like most teenagers, I was nuts about music. But then I lost it. So during the fi(...)

The buildings are on a site that is about 3.45 acres and has expired planning for 19 units.

Carrig on Bannow, Co Wexford BidX1 Guiding €120,000 Lot 136 in Bidx1’s upcoming auction on Thursday, April 4th, is situated in Carrig on Bannow, in (...)

To fully appreciate Annamore, an old Georgian gem in Blackrock – of which there are very few – it’s probably best to stand in the rear garden. The fro(...)

San Patricio: the 1,200-acre Pampas farm where William and Mary Geoghegan lived 100 years ago

I am staring, wide-eyed, over Gustavo Paez’s shoulder in the public records office in Laboulaye, a small town buried deep in the vast Pampas plains. (...)

 Dr Crokes captain Johnny Buckley and Man of the Match Colm Gooch Cooper celebrate winning the Kerry County Championship at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. Photo Don MacMonagle

When I heard that Cillian O’Connor had scored 4-4 for Ballintubber last weekend, I immediately tried to find footage of it online, as if coverage of t(...)

A Mayo fan in the last few seconds of the All Ireland as Mayo were beaten by Dublin in the All Ireland at Croke Park Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

It could be that chocolate Sam Maguire cup made by a Castlebar confectioner or Jimmy Lawlor’s artwork on a Kilmeena gable wall – if there were points (...)