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Donegal superfan John Murphy from Donegal Town. Photograph:  Joe Dunne

The ticket arrived by post on a sparkling Wednesday in Donegal Town. Courtesy of the county board. John Murphy was beginning to get worried. He has at(...)

Former taoiseach Enda Kenny will be unveiled as ‘the voice’ of the Irish Hospice Foundation’s new national bereavement counselling service for those suffering loss. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Like most people who have spent a lifetime in politics, former taoiseach and Mayo TD Enda Kenny was no stranger to funerals and graveyards during a 45(...)

Former Mayo footballer and twice GAA All Star Alan Dillon is standing in the upcoming general election for Fine Gael. File photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Seamus Mallon was laid to rest on Monday, members of the local GAA club, O’Donovan Rossa Mullaghbrack, provided the guard of honour. The former d(...)

Kevin O’Malley with Enda Kenny

On the final day of Enda Kenny’s term as Taoiseach on Tuesday, Kevin O’Malley, his loyal, long-serving lieutenant in Co Mayo, showed no emotion, just (...)

Kenny did what no other Fine Gael taoiseach has done by winning a second consecutive term in office

When assessing the legacy of William T Cosgrave, the leader of the Free State government from 1922-32, historian Eunan O’Halpin suggested there were “(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny:  Once again at ease with himself and back in power. Photograph: AFP

On the first Saturday of last November, Enda Kenny gathered with 400 supporters in the Breaffy House Hotel in Castlebar to toast the 40th anniversary(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, his wife Fionnuala Kenny, with  the Taoiseach’s  brother Cllr Henry Kenny and his wife Maureen in Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar.  Photograph: Michael Donnelly

More than 400 of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s closest constituency supporters gathered in a Mayo hotel on Saturday night for a dinner to celebrate the 40(...)

Outgoing Independent councillor Michael Kilcoyne exceeded the quota by well over 1,000 votes and has been elected on the first count in the Castlebar Municipal District. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien /The Irish Times

Sinn Féin will have at least three seats in the new Mayo County Council.Rose Conway Walsh topped the poll in the West Mayo Municipal District with a w(...)