Roscommon showed us in 2017 the joy that comes with winning a provincial title. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It’s late October, season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, and normally GA championship draws. That usually provides a focus on the following year, w(...)

Pedestrians wearing face masks walk along England’s Lane in north London on May 19th. Photograph: Getty Images

Some coronavirus lockdown rules are changing in England on Monday. Rules will be different in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, but here is what (...)

 People Before Profit  candidate Eamonn McCann,    with  daughter Kitty Holland, in the Foyle constituency. Photograph:  Trevor McBride

In the immediate afterglow of People Before Profit’s historic electoral breakthrough last year, one of their two new members of the Stormont Assembly,(...)

Ireland’s Sean O’Hagan lifts a massive log during the UK Strongest Man 2016 heats at Belfast City Hall, Belfast. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Four of Ireland’s strongest men have turned out to bench press logs, haul bags of steel and pull trucks tied to their waists to see if they can compe(...)