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Conor Laverty’s Kilcoo team face Derrygonnelly Harps of Fermanagh in Sunday’s  Ulster club final. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

It was one of those late July nights when you couldn’t imagine summer having a sell-by date. Down had just beaten Monaghan after extra-time in the Uls(...)

A high-speed TGV train in  France. Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters

In the 19th century, rail travel rapidly supplanted most other forms of transport. Could it be about to do so again? With all eyes on Glasgow and th(...)

 St Judes Tom Lahiff is tackled by  Adam Caul of Round Towers Lusk  during the Dublin SFC clash at Parnell Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Hurler of the Year favourite Cian Lynch is on the brink of yet more success after powering Patrickswell through to the Limerick SHC final. Lynch was(...)

Slieve Donard: The five-star hotel had been owned by the Hasting family since 1972

The Slieve Donard Resort and Spa in Co Down, is to be acquired by US-based AJ Capital Partners in a deal valued at £40 million (€47 million). The fiv(...)

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(...)

Huge gorse fire spreading across the Mourne Mountains in Co Down. Photograph: Patrick Corrigan/PA Wire

An operation to put out one of the largest gorse fires in recent years in Northern Ireland is continuing into a third day. Firefighters hav(...)

Hike one of Ireland's waymarked trails. Photograph: iStock

If you are looking to stay active over the winter months here are a few ideas to get you out the door on a cold day 1. Hike one of Ireland’s waymarke(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks during an RTÉ leaders’ debate on January 27th, 2020. Photograph: Niall Carson/AFP/Getty Images

Question: Have Fine Gael-led governments since 2011 cut Garda station numbers and cut recruitment into the force? Who is making the claim? During M(...)

Maureen MacEvily cottage AirBnB

Who ever would have thought that an air mattress would have the power to change the world? Airbnb was born in San Francisco when two of its founders, (...)

Daniel Stewart. Photograph: Lily Duffield

Trailed two-hundred-and-seventy miles, Fought bitter gales hard, Swum turbulent showers, Blazed freezing chills, And now, I awake in Armagh. Abandone(...)

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