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Donegal superfan John Murphy from Donegal Town. Photograph:  Joe Dunne

The ticket arrived by post on a sparkling Wednesday in Donegal Town. Courtesy of the county board. John Murphy was beginning to get worried. He has at(...)

The veteran Fianna Fáil politician, Pat the Cope Gallagher, has lost his seat in Donegal after more than four decades as an elected representative in the county. Photograph: The Irish Times

As in Donegal as in the rest of the country it was Sinn Féin’s election, with its two candidates, Pearse Doherty and Pádraig MacLochlainn taking a who(...)

A woman sits near a bridge at Straboy, Co Donegal, not far from the scene of the chase, circa 1865-1914. Photograph: National Library of Ireland/Flickr Commons

In a remote area of Co Donegal, workers stopped to watch a man run across the fields. He carried a revolver in his hand. The runner was ragged, and a(...)

 Crossmaglen’s Rian O’Neill celebrates at the final whistle. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Armagh SFC final: Crossmaglen Rangers 2-18 Ballymacnab 2-9 A dramatic second-half turnaround during which they produced an electrifying scoring burst(...)

Minister for Climate Action Richard Bruton. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Climate Action Richard Bruton has come under sustained attack for the Government’s climate policies from two youth climate activists at (...)

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness, Denis Donaldson and Gerry Adams in Stormont in December 2005. File photograph: Paul Faith/PA

A man to be charged in connection with the murder of former senior Sinn Féin and IRA figure and British agent Denis Donaldson is currently serving a l(...)

Rows of mink cage houses each holding up to 1,000 mink. Donegal-born Sven Sjoholm’s parents, Sune and Karita Sjoholm, moved from Finland in 1968 in response to an advertisement looking to attract foreign fur farmers to Ireland.

Hidden among the hills of south Donegal, tucked behind a shroud of fir trees, is one of Ireland’s most controversial farms. Tall steel gates, electric(...)

Jackie Healy-Rae jnr takes a break from canvassing to visit his grandfather Jackie’s grave in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Hazel Chu, Green Party ‘Would I run for the Dáil? You sound like my mother’ Hazel Chu, the new Green Party councillor for Dublin City’s Pembroke War(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly was told in the High Court on Monday it is “very uncertain” at this stage whether the Law Society’s compensation fund will have to reimburse clients of Moya O’Donnell’s practice.

A Co Donegal solicitor who admitted dishonesty and professional misconduct has been struck off the roll of solicitors by the president of the High Cou(...)

Síona Cahill, president of the USI, speaks at the Emerging Ireland summer school.

Complacency is the biggest challenge facing young people involved in politics, despite the successful referendum to repeal the Eighth Amendment, the h(...)

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