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Annalise Murphy at the launch of the new Irish Sailing Performance HQ, in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

With the new Irish Sailing Performance HQ up and running in Dún Laoghaire, competition attention will be to the fore next week when the annual Princes(...)

Geraldine McFadden: “The way of life here is so totally different to Ireland. Everything operates at a much slower pace. Traffic is never a problem and we could never compare the weather here to Ireland.”

Geraldine McFadden was bitten by the travel bug at a young age. “My father was chief engineer of the cargo airline, Aer Turas, so my family travelled (...)

Leaving Cert blowout:  Magaluf’s “Strip” is a frenetic neon-lit street lined with lap-dancing clubs, tattoo parlours, bars, clubs and fast-food restaurants. Photograph: Tomeu Coll

Four cans of Heineken on the 4am bus from Waterford to Dublin Airport. A pint of Guinness while waiting for the flight to Palma, on the Spanish islan(...)

An image of  Mallorca, Spain. File photograph: Getty Images

A man in his 20s, reported to be an Irish national, has been found dead after apparently falling from an apartment in Mallorca. Local reports said t(...)

Trevor O’Neill’s  remains are carried into St Bernadette’s Church in Crumlin, Dublin, on Tuesday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Trevor O’Neill’s three children – Céadaoin, aged 12, Layla, aged seven, and Cody, aged five – sat in the front pew of his funeral Mass on Tuesday, alo(...)

Holiday souveneirs from Mallorca. Photograph:  Tomeu Coll

A s the orange sun sets over the Mediterranean, the sound of young, energetic male voices fills the air. A moment passes before I recognise the famili(...)