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The HSE’s mobile walk-in covid 19 test centre in Tullamore. Photograph: Alan Betson

Tullamore is a bustling, sociable place known for its historic buildings and thriving nightlife. A year into the global pandemic and the Co Offaly to(...)

 Galway’s Niall Burke is tackled by Kilkenny’s Huw Lawlor in the Leinster hurling final at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Former Galway forward Damien Hayes says he expects Shane O’Neill to make changes for Saturday’s All-Ireland quarter-final against Tipperary, after the(...)

Sopwell Hall Estate,  Co Tipperary.

“A piece of heaven,” is how Michael Ramsden describes his home of 35 years. “You cannot hear a thing at night, there is no sound, light or air polluti(...)

Frank Hogan at the All Ireland Football Final in 2004 Kerry vs Mayo. Photograph:  INPHO/Billy Stickland

One of Ireland’s most famous GAA supporters, Frank Hogan, who spread the gospel from the terraces with his yellow sign “John 3:7”, has died at the age(...)

Sea foam spills on shore as Storm Jorge hits Clogher Strand in Co  Kerry in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. Photograph: Ruth Uí Ógáin via Reuters.

The consequences of Storm Jorge will be felt in the coming week as the heavy rain fall over the weekend result in an increased flood risk in areas clo(...)

Citrix chief product officer PJ Hough: “I’ll say the rumours of the Bay Area are not exaggerated: it’s everything they say it is.’ File photograph: Peter Houlihan

“As my mother would say ‘you didn’t land in Hill Street Blues’. We moved to quite a normal part of America from a cultural integration perspective.” (...)

Rebecca Taylor, Nadine Kelly and Katie Flaherty all from Ballinasloe, Co Galway at the 2017 ploughing championships. Photograph: Tom Honan

President Michael D Higgins officially opened the 87th National Ploughing Championships on Tuesday. Traffic is reported to be a little busy approach(...)

Denis Bergin on graduation day in 1966 with his parents Richard and Mary.

On a recent Sunday, some 40 elderly men gathered to mark 50 years since graduation. The Maynooth Class of 1966. Back in September 1963, dressed in uni(...)

Dr John Waldron played a crucial role in the campaign to establish a family planning clinic in Galway in the late 1970s. File photograph: Johnny Ryan Photography

Tributes have been paid to north Galway doctor and horse breeder John Waldron, who died in a road crash in Co Tipperary at the weekend. Dr Waldron, w(...)

I do know some who would object to coalition but they would take it on the chin for the country, says Tipperary councillor John Crosse. Photograph: Willie O’Brien

If there is anger among Fine Gael supporters at the election fiasco, one might expect to find it in Tipperary. A constituency that managed to lose bot(...)

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