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Shane Lowry shows off the Claret Jug ahead of the 2019 All-Ireland SHC semi-final between Limerick and Kilkenny at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

You can provide a legacy in different ways. How about by beating all-comers on the linksland of Royal Portrush to lift a Claret Jug? Shane Lowry, stil(...)

George Floyd’s brother Philonise Floyd wipes his eyes during a news conference on Tuesday, after former police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the murder of Mr Floyd. Photograph: Julio Cortez/AP

People celebrated on the streets of Minneapolis on Tuesday night after former police officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of the murder of George Floyd(...)

Eileen Gallagher as a young woman.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Paula and Freya Crotty, who recently moved back to Kilkee from Limerick, out for a walk on the beach. Photograph: Eamon Ward

The Industrial Revolution drove people into cities and now the “remote working revolution” is bringing people back into Clare’s towns and villages, sa(...)

Ciara Newport with her husband, Paddy, and daughters Croiadh and Eabha, meeting Santa in Australia’s Central Coast

Nine years in Australia and now holding citizenship of the country, Ciara Newport, from New Ross, Co Wexford, lives on the Central Coast of New South (...)

One of the men told gardaí they intended to threaten a third party by ‘firing at their house’ but denied they were on a ‘murder mission’. File photograph: Collins Courts

Three men caught with a submachine gun and a sawn-off shotgun in Co Offaly earlier this year were “not professional hitmen”, a judge said when he sent(...)

Patrick Stanley (16) from Clara, Co Offaly, was killed by the bomb in Belturbet, Co Cavan,  in 1972.

December 28th was the Catholic feast day of The Holy Innocents, Joseph Stanley often recalled in the years that followed 1972, the day that everything(...)

When the payments were made to people in Ireland the cash was quickly transferred out of the Republic to gang members based in other countries. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Gardaí investigating an international crime gang, with members living in Ireland and abroad, have identified 28 suspects involved in a fraud to obtain(...)

A Grá Picnics spread

Christmas 2020, like much of this year, remains an unknown. Whether we will be able to enjoy extended gatherings in our homes – or whether we will eve(...)

Sam Bennett celebrates as he crosses the finish line at the end of  stage 10  of the Tour de France from   Le Chateau d’Oleron to Saint Martin de Re. Photograph:  Kenzo Tribouillard/AFP via Getty Images

Helen Bennett is standing in the doorway about to say goodbye when her eyes begin to well up. Just thinking about it, stuck in each passing moment, it(...)

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