Brian Mccann

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The Houston Astros celebrate their World Series victory over the LA Dodgers. Photograph: Mike Nelson/EPA

Four years after losing a club record 111 games, the Houston Astros have won their first World Series. The Astros took a five-run lead in the first t(...)

Los Angeles Dodgers batter Joc Pederson celebrates with third base coach Chris Woodward after hitting a solo home run against the Houston Astros in the bottom of the seventh inning of Major League Baseball’s World Series game six. Photograph: PA

One of the most intensely and evenly contested World Series ever will be decided on Wednesday night. The Los Angeles Dodgers forced a decisive seventh(...)

The Houston Astros celebrate after batter Alex Bregman scored the winning run against the LA Dodgers. Photograph: Tannen Maury/EPA

If the wild, extra-innings slugfest in the second game of this captivating World Series was unhinged, Game 5 was certifiably insane. It was also an in(...)

Brian McCann, who owns the Newgrange Falconry in Co Louth, with the golden eagle chick he bred in captivity. It is hoped his achievement will help efforts to reintroduce birds of prey and sustain their populations here. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

A golden eagle chick has been bred in captivity for the first time in Ireland and it is hoped the achievement may help efforts to reintroduce birds o(...)