Terry Phelan and Maurice Setters at Windsor Park. Photograph: Inpho/Billy Stickland

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The Northern Ireland squad during a training session at the newly-developed Windsor Park on Friday ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against San Marino. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

In the bookshops of Belfast is a 2016 anthology of new Northern Ireland poetry which possesses the lip-smacking title: The Future Always Makes Me So (...)

Antrim’s Michael Pollock (right) scored a sixth-minute goal against Leitrim at Páirc Seán MhicDiarmada, Carrick -on-Shannon. Photograph: Inpho

Antrim 1-18 Leitrim 1-13 Antrim gained two valuable points with an impressive victory over a youthful Leitrim side still in learning mode in (...)

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Packie Bonner at the launch of ‘Man to Man: Irish Stories of Hope in Prostate Cancer’.

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Portsmouth’s Jed Wallace is challenged by Coventry’s Frank Moussa  during the npower League One match  at Fratton Park. Photo: Bryn Lennon/Getty Images

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