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Ann Gilmore closes the door for on the last day of business at the Post Office in Ballindine, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The chief executive of An Post has said he is not attacking rural Ireland but is ensuring the viability of the company. “What we are doing is the opp(...)

Galway U-21 manager Gerry Fahy: “If we can leave these young men in a better place as people and as footballers then we will have achieved success.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

“They are under so much pressure now,” Gerry Fahy says of Irish teenagers and young adults nowadays, a generation that, he feels, bears a dizzying bur(...)

Sean Parker’s dying wish was to be buried alongside his mother in Glinsk, but with no living family he was destined for an unmarked grave in the UK until the local community intervened. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Old schoolfriends today paid a poignant tribute to one of their own. The men, in their 70s and 80s, joined with the rest of the community of Gl(...)