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South Africa’s Damian de Allende breaks the Irish defence to score the winning try during the second Test  at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Photograph:  Kim Ludbrook/EPA

If it comes to pass that Ireland don’t win the third Test and thus achieve something no other home union has ever done – and which the only single na(...)

Paddy Jackson: composed performance at number 10 against the Springboks. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Last Saturday’s first Test assuredly marked a benchmark in the career of Paddy Jackson. Some 3½ years on from his surprise debut away to Scotland in t(...)

CJ Stander leaves the field after receiving a red card against South Africa at Newlands. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The saga concerning CJ Stander’s disciplinary hearing and his fate for the remainder of the tour was finally resolved after the judiciary officer, Aus(...)

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt wants his team to build on their first test win in Cape Town. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Yesterday the Irish and South African squads moved en bloc from their hotels near the Cape Town waterfront to their bases in the Sandton suburb of cl(...)

Ireland outhalf Paddy Jackson makes a break during the first Test against South Africa at  Newlands Stadium in Cape Town. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The Irish and South African squads moved en bloc from their adjacent hotels near the sunny Cape Town waterfront to their bases in the Sandton suburb o(...)

Frits Potgieter in the Imperial Hotel, Cork: “I fell in love with the property. It’s the oldest hotel in Cork city.” Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Frits Potgieter was sitting in his office at a hotel in the chic London neighbourhood of Kensington one afternoon last autumn when a question popped (...)

Winners Jane Clarke, Ríona Judge McCormack and Chris Connolly  at the 45th annual Hennessy Literary Awards, in the RHA Gallery on Thursday,  April 28th, 2016. Photograph: Anthony Woods

Ríona Judge McCormack has been named the Hennessy New Irish Writer 2016 at the 45th annual Hennessy Literary Awards in Dublin. Judge McCormack’s shor(...)

Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane addresses up to 25,000 supporters at the launch of the party’s election manifesto: he told them South Africa under Jacob Zuma was moving backwards, and that change was needed to ensure the delivery of basic services. Photograph: EPA/Kevin Sutherland

South Africa’s two leading opposition parties got their local election campaigns off the ground in recent days, with both targeting the ruling party’s(...)

At the Madikwe Game Reserve. Photograph: Getty

‘Welcome home”; a South African man in a neighbourhood market takes my hands and, beaming, welcomes me back to the place where all of humankind began(...)

South African president and ANC president Jacob Zuma: he has been accused of high-level corruption which led to calls by the public and  within his party for him to step down. Photograph:  Michael Sheehan/AFP/Getty Images

The African National Congress’s embattled president Jacob Zuma launched the ruling party’s local-election manifesto at the weekend, promising to hold (...)

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