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Rev Bridget Spain lights a candle in honour of Lyra McKee at the Unitarian Church’s Good Friday service for the victims of the Troubles. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

For the last 19 years the Unitarian Church in St Stephen’s Green has had a Good Friday ceremony to name all those who died in the Troubles in Northern(...)

Mauricio Pochettino: “This is a massive example for us – how important it is never to give up, to always have the faith and believe in yourself.”  Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that had Tottenham lost against Manchester City in their Champions League quarter-final tie via a stoppage-time goal(...)

Liverpool midfielder James Milner celebrates after  the  Champions League defeat of Porto in Portugal. Photograph: Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images

James Milner has said Liverpool’s European experience and style of play give them every confidence of beating Barcelona in the Champions League semi-f(...)

The Etihad  Stadium  descends into a stunned hush after Raheem Sterling’s ‘winner’ is disallowed. Photograph: Anthony Devlin/AFP/Getty Images

If football isn’t your cup of tea then you’d most likely have been oblivious to events in Manchester on Wednesday night, although come Thursday mornin(...)

‘Hugo is the new go-to name for parents who want their children to be mistaken for Protestants.’

“Unbelievable!” Sorcha goes, picking up her cor keys. “Un-focking-believable!” I’m like, “What’s wrong?” She’s there, “I just had a phone call from (...)

Manchester City’s goalkeeper Bert Trautmann dives at the feet of Birmingham’s Peter Murphy during the 1956 FA Cup Final at Wembley. Trautmann broke his neck making the save, but played on. Photograph:  Allsport Hulton/Archive

The main problem for the makers of The Keeper was what to leave out from the life of Bert Trautmann. One can imagine a film – maybe a whole TV series(...)

Hotel high flyers: Paula Carroll and Yvonne Donohue.

Paula Carroll is a force of nature, a petite woman with a booming voice and an undeniable presence. When she is in the room, everybody knows it. Heads(...)

Pro-Brexit protesters outside Westminster, London. Photograph: Victoria Jones/PA Wire

The pro-Brexit protest at the Westminster parliament on Friday was meant to be a celebration of Brexit, but it is filled with people draped in Union J(...)

Britain bound: Sean Whelan, RTÉ’s next London correspondent.

RTÉ News has appointed Sean Whelan as its new London correspondent. Mr Whelan has been economics correspondent with the broadcaster for the past nine(...)

Hannah Dines during the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championship in 2015 in Lucerne, Switzerland. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

The plastic surgeon, in that particularly endearing way of surgeons, was trying to reassure me that although he had never operated on an endurance cyc(...)

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