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The ballot boxes are open from 7am to 10pm across the country and the results will be counted on Saturday morning. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

The ballot paper in Friday’s referendum will ask people if they wish to approve the Thirty-Sixth Amendment of the Constitution Bill. The Bill seeks t(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton lifts Sam Maguire after beating Mayo in the All Ireland senior football championship final at Croke Park, Dublin, last year. Photograph:   Dara Mac Donaill

The biggest changes arguably ever in the GAA’s football championship history begin a three-year trial this summer. Based on proposals by retired GAA d(...)

James Horan of Mayo is tackled by Ray Silke of Galway as the two counties meet in May 1998. File photograph: Keith Heneghan/Inpho

It was interesting to see John O’Mahony still in the thick of championship drama at the weekend. The former Mayo and All-Ireland-winning Galway manage(...)

Harry Ladd scores a goal for Lucan Sarsfields against Na Fianna in the Dublin SFC group stage last week.  Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

As the GAA grapples with the first April of the club-first experiment, there have been calls for the association to consider the complete separation o(...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton is tackled by Galway’s Ciarán Duggan during the Allianz Football League Division One final at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Some 20-20 vision Back 10 weeks ago when the league started, I was asked to do some Nostradamus stuff on the likely outcome of Division One. Whatever(...)

The Dublin team during the National Anthem  before their league encounter with Kerry. There is  the suspicion whereas Dublin are tipping along nicely that their main rivals are slipping slightly. Photograph: Inpho

Most late, working nights in Croke Park are bathed in the remains of the summer daylight but a 4pm throw-in in early March wouldn’t come into that cat(...)

Colette Shannon lives with her family in Dubai having moved there almost 13 years ago

Colette Shannon describes herself as an “original culchie”. Born in Kiltimagh, Co Mayo, “I grew up on a small farm a few miles outside of the town whe(...)

Pretty penny: our “marine recreation” trips are worth almost €1.7 billion a year. Illustration: Michael Viney

The summer of 2011 can’t have been so bad. There were plenty of swimmers, surfers, kayakers and windsurfers along the strands of Ireland’s west to ans(...)

Carol, a beagle adopted by John McGhee, one of 600 animals rehomed when a animal testing centre closed in Co Mayo

In late 2016, John McGhee opened a link to a news story a friend sent him, about an effort to try and rehome nearly 350 dogs, mostly beagles, from a r(...)

 Maura Harrington urged the High Court to quash a ministerial consent for a pipeline bringing gas to a refinery at Ballinaboy. Photograph: Collins Courts

A campaigner against the Corrib gas project in Co Mayo has urged the High Court to quash a ministerial consent for a pipeline bringing gas to a refin(...)

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