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Mayo and Meath players get acquainted with each other during the 1996 All-Ireland final replay. Photograph: Inpho

I have had a week or so of holidays in Ballina. It wasn’t the best timing to return to the fatherland after the controversy of the Dublin-Mayo game. I(...)

In Mayo’s two Connacht Championship games so far, Ryan O’Donoghue has had 16 shots and scored 1-11. File photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

On Sunday, for the first time in 12 years, Mayo will play a championship match in Croke Park without Cillian O’Connor in the line-up. It hasn’t happe(...)

Aidan O’Shea scores Mayo’s second goal against Sligo in the Connacht senior football championship quarter-final at Markievicz Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Mayo 3-23 Sligo 0-12 “Yes,” agreed Tony McEntee in pure mid-Ulster flatness when asked if this had been a really disappointing day for Sligo before (...)

No matter where you are on the island, experienced runner Conor O'Keeffe has a route picked for you.  Please remember the maps be(...)

Joanna Ngwa, Faith O’Brien, Bobbie Comerford and Jacob Murray, senior infants pupils at Knockmore junior school,  holding postcards appealing to Minister Heather Humphreys for hot lunches. Photograph:  Damien Eagers

Campaigners are calling for a massive expansion in the free hot school-meals programme saying the exclusion of thousands of children, even in the poor(...)

US president Joe Biden has signed 17 executive orders, designed to undo the major changes of the MAGA agenda. Photograph: Handout/Biden Inaugural Committee via Getty

It was not so much a torch that was passed from US president 45 to 46 but an incendiary device. By the time Donald Trump finally and reluctantly agree(...)

Members of the Blewitt family in Knockmore, Co Mayo, third   cousins of US president Joe Biden,  watching  the inauguration ceremony in Washington. Photograph: Conor McKeown

As Joe Biden took the presidential oath of office in Washington DC, the Stars and Stripes fluttered outside shops in his ancestral Co Mayo town while,(...)

 Aidan O’Shea’s  Breaffy, will come up against Lee Keegan’s Westport in the Mayo semi-finals. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday Football Mayo SFC: Breaffy v Westport, MacHale Park, 7.15 - Breaffy, showcasing an almost unmarkable Aidan O’Shea, chase the Grail of a fir(...)

“Clare Island has been a mirage for the last four months for this coronavirus-confined granny whose solitary confinement meant that all conversations – mainly Gooh-Goohs and Gah-Gahs – with the first grandchild were through a mobile phone screen.” Photograph: Getty Images

It is Mini Madam’s maiden voyage and she is the only one onboard not wearing a mask as the Clew Bay Queen slips out of the little harbour at Roonagh p(...)

Clare Island cliffs. Illustration: Michael Viney

A shade too big to be mysterious, a bit too near the shore to seem utterly remote, Clare Island still has an iconic presence. Its arching silhouette, (...)

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