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US president Donald Trump departs following a rally at Tucson International Airport in Tucson, Arizona. Photograph: MANDEL NGAN / AFP/Getty Images

With exactly two weeks until election day, Donald Trump still has time to turn the race around as polls show him trailing Joe Biden. But the president(...)

A woman waves a flag during a pro-Trump rally in front of Trump Tower in New York City, New York, earlier this month. Photograph: Stephanie Keith/Getty Images

Welcome to Trumpland. At the junction of Main Street and Broadway, a majority-maskless crowd of a couple of hundred start cheering lustily as a black (...)

President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

“If I do not sound like a typical Washington politician, it’s because I’m NOT a politician.” Sound familiar? Yes, because this was Donald Trump last n(...)

RTÉ, like all media organisations, is standing at a treacherous intersection and needs to cross it while figuring what it must become.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

The whole country’s banjaxed. It was oddly appropriate that on the very week when Ireland simultaneously mourned the death and celebrated the life of(...)

Katie Taylor celebrates her win over Victoria Bustos  after their WBA & IBF world lightweight title unification bout in New York City. Photograph:  Elsa/Getty Images

When she climbs through the ropes to take on Katie Taylor at the O2 Arena in London on Saturday night, Kimberly Connor may be introduced as “The fight(...)

Neil McNab in his playing days for Manchester City in 1985. He made a total of 260 appearances for the club and was one of their finest players during that decade. Photograph:  Mark Leech/Getty Images

Taking possession near the right-hand touchline, Neil McNab cut in towards the penalty box. As the Huddersfield Town defenders backed off, he switche(...)

Paul Howard with the Ross O’Carroll-Kelly statue in Dublin city centre. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

1. Where Ross Doesn’t Drink Heineken (1998) It all started in the autumn of 1997. I was in the Sunday Tribune newsroom one Friday evening talking to (...)

It’s 20 years since the first Season of Sundays (Sportsfile, €29.95) came out. The 2016 version is as rich and textured as the 19 that went before. This image shows kids in Galway fine-tuning their skills before a NHL encounter with Cork.

Six of the best Forever Young Oliver Kay (Quercus, €28.00) Adrian Doherty came from Strabane and for time in the early 1990s, it looked like he(...)

Muhammad Ali in his London hotel room, May 1963. Photograph: Hulton Archive

My 12-year-old son has a Muhammad Ali poster on his bedroom wall. It is the black-and-white image of Ali gloved up and in white shorts looming over th(...)

WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather  and WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao pose ahead of their unification title fight at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Photograph: John Gurzinski/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Popcorn and beers around the world, then, for Saturday night-Sunday morning’s staggeringly hyped boxing match in Las Vegas, as the fight game plays(...)

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