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Inishbiggle Island:  the fields  are empty and silent, while the roadside is sprinkled with abandoned cottages

Only the metronomic purr of the motor and gently splashing water breaks the overwhelming stillness. Crossing over Blacksod Bay, I am heading towards a(...)

A view of Hill 16 during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final between Dublin and Galway. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Whereas the GAA is reluctant to jump to conclusions about the poor attendances at the weekend, the combined crowds from Saturday and Sunday were the t(...)

Conor McManus: The Monaghan man is  the best forward in Ireland and will prove  a major threat to Tyrone’s defence at Croke Park.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For all of the talk about the top four counties in the league having made the All-Ireland semi-finals, I suspect that it’s coincidence as much as a re(...)

Dublin’s Brian Howard, David Byrne and Jonny Cooper with Eamonn Brannigan of Galway at the Allianz Football League Division 1 Final at Croke Park in April. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

All-Ireland SFC semi-final – Dublin v Galway Croke Park, Saturday, 5pm. Live, RTÉ 2 and Sky Sports Arena Strangely, the counties haven’t met in champ(...)

Siomha Ní Ruairc with fellow members of Conradh na Gaeilge outside the GPO protesting to ensure An Post will not end services through Irish in Gaeltacht areas. Photograph: Alan Betson

Post offices are the “last man standing” in rural Ireland, but they will disappear altogether unless the country’s oldest network of shops is mod(...)

Stone path and  cottage of the Irish Hunger Memorial in New York.Photograph: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty

Amid the shiny skyscrapers of Lower Manhattan, where Vesey Street meets Battery Park City Esplanade, a scrap of western Ireland slopes against the Hud(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin: “He has that capacity to see in a guy particular qualities and they very rarely disappoint. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

When Jim Gavin started out in his first championship with the Dublin seniors just over five years ago, he used 20 players against Westmeath. For one r(...)

The O’Malley family, who run Achill Island Sea Salt

Achill Island Sea Salt is a family business that was inspired by the forgotten tradition of salt production on the island. Founded by Marjorie O’Malle(...)

   Monaghan’s Darren Hughes in action against David Hyland and Johnny Byrne of Kildare during his side’s All-Ireland football quarter-final victory at Croke Park. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The underwhelming reaction to the weekend’s first round of All-Ireland football quarter-finals has given way to an air of anticipation about round two(...)

Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, South Australian premier Steven Marshall, left, and Liberal candidate for Mayo Georgina Downer. Photograph: David Mariuz/EPA

As Australia’s national capital, Canberra, wakes up to subzero temperatures, the city empties of politicians for the winter recess. But by-elections a(...)

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