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The Rineen ambush monument. The ambush site was chosen carefully. Some 60 IRA men were positioned on hills on both sides of the road.

The Rineen ambush, which occurred 100 years ago today, was the largest by the IRA to that date in the War of Independence. Five Royal Irish Constabula(...)

Knockmore celebrate their Mayo SFC title win. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Knockmore 1-12 Breaffy 0-13 Knockmore, regarded as the nearly men of club football, finally arrived, winning their first Mayo senior football champio(...)

My father was Scottish, my mother from Mayo.  Photograph: Getty Images

I sometimes envy people who can give a simple answer to the question: where are you from? They can say, for instance, Carlow, because that’s where the(...)

The Court of Appeal ruled that the sentencing judge had erred in fully suspending a four-year sentence imposed at Galway Circuit Criminal Court

A Mayo man who left a soldier with life-changing injuries following a one-punch attack outside a Galway nightclub is facing 18 months in prison after (...)

Detective Garda Colm Horkan was shot dead while on duty in Castlerea, Co Roscommon.

The file into the murder of Detective Garda Colm Horkan in Castlerea is with the local State Solicitor, a court has been told. Sergeant Mark Mahon to(...)

While numbers demanding communion by mouth  were ‘not huge, reports were fairly consistent from parishes across the country’, Fr  Liam Power said. Photograph: iStock

A Waterford priest has criticised as selfish the behaviour of Catholics who demand Communion on the tongue despite Covid-19 restrictions. Fr Liam Pow(...)

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) said more than 12 patients were cared for on chairs in University Hospital Limerick.

Eighty patients deemed to required admission are waiting for a bed at University Hospital Limerick on Wednesday, nurses have said. The Irish Nurses a(...)

Finn Harps and Derry City played out a goalless draw at Finn Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Finn Harps 0 Derry City 0 Battling Finn Harps moved off the foot of the table and above Cork City on goal difference after a well-earned draw against(...)

Bernard Brogan celebrates a goal in the 2016 All-Ireland final against Mayo. File photograph: Inpho

“I was angry. I was pissed off,” concedes Bernard Brogan, not traits you readily associate with one of the most smooth and unruffled forwards of the m(...)

 Minister for Climate Action Eamon Ryan said the scheme would help lower electricity prices by up to 30 per cent in coming years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Seven communities around Ireland are about to go into power generation following a historic decision to support their projects under the State’s new r(...)

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