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Dermot Flanagan in action for Mayo against Roscommon in the 1989 Connacht final. ‘When I played in the finals in 1989, 1996 and ’97, I had no knowledge of this ‘myth’ as it was never referred to by any of the members of that team or anyone else.’ Photograph: James Meehan/Inpho

When Dermot Flanagan dismisses the Mayo ‘curse,’ as having the same basis in reality as “a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow”, he does so with some (...)

The long-suffering Mayo fans will be hoping the 70-year wait for Sam Maguire will end on Saturday night. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The intense build-up to Saturday’s All-Ireland final between Mayo and Tyrone has included some familiar curiosity about the Mayo mind. Our colourful s(...)

The higher-level geography exam was fair, balanced and topical, according to teachers. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The higher-level geography exam was fair, balanced and topical, offering students more choice and time than ever before, according to Michael Doran, a(...)

Vincent Fahy, 1928-2021

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 (...)

Michele Hallahan, winner of the raffled cottage, pictured as she picked up the keys. Photograph: Conor McKeown

The Dublin-based woman who won the weekend charity raffle for a holiday cottage in Co Mayo has agreed to go public to ensure there is no absence of tr(...)

Laura Bernal, the Argentine ambassador, who died of Covid-19. Photograph: Argentine embassy

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Jack Charlton. “He might have been a world famous footballer but there was no swanky talk from him. He was down to earth, straight to the point.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Expressions of fondness and admiration for the late Jack Charlton in Ballina, Co Mayo, have been flowing free and fast as the waters of the local rive(...)

Ballynahinch

Restrictions are easing, it’s time to make a break for it. Whatever you’re in the mood for, here are some of the best holidays in Ireland this summe(...)

The 150-year-old cottage is  on the Mayo side of the Ox Mountains and has had offers up to €90,000.

An Irish couple who survived Covid-19 are raffling their Mayo holiday cottage to raise funds for healthcare workers during the coronavirus crisis. In (...)

Lisa Smyth works as a technical adviser from her home – her late grand aunt’s cottage –  in Darragh, Co Clare.

Many of us have had to become experts in remote working over the past few weeks, though not in the best of circumstances. We speak to those who’ve bee(...)

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