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John Connellan in action for Westmeath. “The thing has snowballed and nobody has sat down and performed a forensic analysis of where we’re actually going. It has been allowed to gather momentum to the point where it’s a runaway train.” Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

John Connellan could generally be found in a Dublin jersey growing up in Athlone, drilling frees like Charlie Redmond and jinking past imaginary defen(...)

  Aaron Brady was sentenced to a minimum of 40 years’ imprisonment on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins Courts

The family of Aaron Brady, who shot dead Det Garda Adrian Donohoe 7½ years ago and was sentenced to a minimum of 40 years’ imprisonment on Wednesday, (...)

Eoghan O’Kelly and Séamus Keane inside the Hanuman Health Club Gym Space they run in Manhattan, New York City

Working Abroad Q&A: Eoghan O’Kelly and Séamus Keane, originally from Kilkee, Co Clare and Louisburg, Co Mayo,  live in Manhattan in (...)

The front of  a postcard from Phil Stuart. Photograph: Malachy Clerkin

The autograph book on Tony Daly’s kitchen table is small and thick and rectangular and there’s the give of a medium-cooked steak in it when you press (...)

 Ciarán Smith’s family  arrive at a church in Oldtown, Co Dublin, for his memorial service. Photograph:  Garrett White

Rescue 116 crew member Ciarán Smith was a “drop-everything” kind of friend to whom “time and distance meant nothing”, hundreds of mourners heard at hi(...)

County Clare native Fr Kevin McNamara is a priest in Knocknagree, Co. Cork and is not shy about telling his local parishioners that he will be cheering for the banner county againt Cork in Saturday’s All Ireland hurling final replay. He is surrounded by Cork fans Mary O’Halloran, Joan Collins, Andy O’Halloran, Brendan Hickey, Mary O’Connor, Katelyn Fleming, Jimmy O’Sullivan and Christina Fleming. Picture: Eamonn Keogh

in Kilbrin, Co CorkThe beech trees that stand sentinel in the heart of Kilbrin village are turning an autumnal russet as September prepares to slip in(...)

In one of the most famous of all GAA encounters, Cork, with star players including the late Jack Lynch and Jim Young, beat Dublin to win the All-Irela(...)