Ewan Mackenna

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 Donald Trump plays a round of golf after the opening of The Trump International golf links course in Aberdeen, Scotland, in July, 2012. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty

In Sunshine or in Shadow by Donald McRae (Simon & Schuster, €8.00) The more you think about the Troubles, the more you dig into what da(...)

‘Smart sports journalists barely veil their incredulity when an athlete does something incredible.’ Above, the statue of  Christ the Redeemer overlooks the city of Rio de Janeiro.  Photograph:  Mario Tama/Getty Images

When Michael Conlan raised both of his middle fingers in the ring after his “defeat” to Vladimir Nikitin, the message was clear: F the cheats. Nikitin(...)

 Bill O’Herlihy with John Giles (left) and Eamon Dunphy:  Some treat sport too seriously, others not seriously enough, because they don’t get the impact it can have on people’s lives – O’Herlihy got the balance just right. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Bill O’Herlihy would most probably have smiled to see himself top of Ireland’s Twitter trending list all day as tributes poured in after news of his p(...)