Billy Byrne

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Wexford’s Lee Chin in action against Tipperary in last year’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final at  Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In a very busy schedule of events Wexford GAA, undaunted by pandemic, are running their McCauley Wellness Programme online for the next fortnight. Dur(...)

Mulligan’s Pub on Poolbeg Street: Publicans across Ireland are concerned about social distancing in a bar environment – the practicalities and the financial toll. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Publicans have accused Minister for Health Simon Harris of “petrifying the entire sector” with suggestions pubs could not return to normal before a co(...)

Sonia O’Sullivan takes silver behind Gabriela Szabo in the 5,000m at the Sydney Olympic Games. Photograph:  Billy Stickland/Inpho

Before Dundrum became a Town Centre and they paved our paradise we lived just around the corner on Weston Park and every summer transformed the place (...)

Mary Wallopers and TPM member Charles Hendy with band members, his brother Andrew and Seán McKenna.

As gigs and music festivals continue to be postponed or cancelled during these very strange and unpredictable times, artists are coming up with altern(...)

Tommy O’Brien: the 21-year-old gets a first start with Leinster when he partners Robbie Henshaw in the centre against Ulster at the RDS. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Pro 14: Leinster v Ulster Kick-off: 7.35pm, Friday. Venue: RDS. On TV: Live on Eir Sport. Where to look in Leinster this we(...)

The death has taken place of Rosie Shelley, a witness in the Sophie Toscan du Plantier murder investigation. The 49-year-old, who died at Cork Univer(...)

Tommy Halferty

SATURDAY JUNE 9 Carmel McCreagh/Flo McSweeney/Fiachra Trench Arthurs, Dublin, 9.30pm, €12, arthurspub.ie It sounds simple – two singers, one pianist(...)

One victim died in France about the same time his wife Margaret was shot on the streets of Dublin at Easter Week 1916. Photograph: PA

The village of Hulluch in northern France has unveiled a plaque which remembers the 532 Irishmen who died there during Easter Week in 1916. The men (...)

David Larkin sent photographs of a garden spider (above), one of which he took through the web, showing its underside, which had markings quite different from its topside.

I have two nesting boxes in the garden, yet neither of them has ever been used. I have moved them away from the feeding tray, but still to no avail. (...)

A white swallow at Tacumshin from a photograph by Eric Dempsey. Illustration: Michael Viney

If I were going there this weekend – and I’m sorry I’m not, it’s too far – we would end up taking the road from Wexford to Kilmore Quay and then, a(...)

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