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David Hassan: “If the basis of Gaelic football is catching and kicking, then if we’re moving in that direction that’s to be welcomed.” Photograph:  Seb Daly/Sportsfile

David Hassan isn’t part of the Twitterati, nor does he have a Facebook profile, but the former Derry dual player has an idea of what’s being said abo(...)

From left: Denise Bolger, Lily Barrett, Emer Kelly and Róisín Cahill will represent Ireland at the World Surf Lifesaving Championships.

Like most people her age, 21-year-old Lily Barrett is busy with college, family, friends and planning her future. But, in between study and social li(...)

ESB workers are working on multiple power outages following Storm Callum.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/THE IRISH TIMES

Storm Callum has caused less destruction than was expected, according to the National Emergency Coordination Group, with hundreds of households still (...)

Andrew Workman: “Farmers in Ireland can produce flour that will make a great yeast loaf. It will be quite a bit denser than French or Italian bread, but it tastes great.” Photograph: James Forde

“I am currently growing 17 different varieties of grain that were once grown in Ireland, up until the 1930s,” says Fintan Keenan from Monaghan, about (...)

Cherub and sphinx statue in the gardens of the Palace of Versailles near Paris.

If you’ve travelled abroad this summer, you may have handed over some of your hard-earned cash at one of the world’s leading tourist attractions. You (...)

Carlow management Turlough O’Brien and Steven Poacher. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Manchester Metropolitan University, September 1997 Local band Oasis have just released their third studio album, Be Here Now, the then fastest-sellin(...)

Carlow’s Paul Broderick kicking  a free against Kildare. He  has already scored 3-65  in 2018. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Carlow’s rising under manager Turlough O’Brien has been all the more remarkable given that his team have been without their talisman Brendan Murphy fo(...)

An Post’s latest figures  show an increase in revenue of 1.2 per cent to €840 million in 2017. The company made a profit of €8.4 million against losses of €12.4 million in 2016. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Members of the Irish Postmasters’ Union will be balloted on proposals by An Post to save the network. Several hundred members of the union attended a(...)

Jennifer Musa photographed in 2005. The one-time nurse from Co Kerry was the poverty-hit province’s first female MP, once ran an ice-factory and defied local traditions by refusing to cover her head with a veil. Photograph: AFP

Kerry nurse Jennifer Musa became a widely loved peacemaker in Balochistan, now one of the four provinces of Pakistan. She promoted women’s rights in t(...)

Masslough, Ballinakill, Co Laois

Masslough, on the edge of Ballinakill, is hidden away from view, and what a stunning lake it is. The views from Wolfhill and Fossey Mountain are breat(...)

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