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 Seán Gallagher secured his first local authority endorsement after Roscommon voted to nominate him.

Roscommon County Councillors voted by a significant majority on Monday to nominate businessman Seán Gallagher to contest the forthcoming presidential (...)

Former president Mary McAleese. The event in question occurred during a State visit to Italy when she met then Vatican secretary of state Angelo Sodano. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Former president Mary McAleese says she refused to discuss an attempt by the Vatican in 2003 to secure an agreement with Ireland that it would not acc(...)

Samcro ridden by Jack Kennedy jumps the last to win The Deloitte Novice Hurdle during day two of the Dublin Racing Festival at Leopardstown. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Samcro stylishly maintained his 100 per cent record in the Grade One Deloitte Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown on Sunday. Gordon Elliott’s great white h(...)

Drogheda, County Louth has a huge amount going for it – and has superb value across all levels of the market. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Drogheda is underrated. While Meath, Kildare and Wicklow garner more attention in the residential-commuter property-market, Louth goes under the radar(...)

Once a London cabbie alights on the subject of Uber, Brexit or cycle lanes, the wisest course is to stop listening, look out the window and sink deep into your own thoughts. Photograph: Kirsty O’Connor/PA Wire

We were at the bottom of St James’s when the cab jolted and hissed to a halt, as a black SUV stopped in front, right in the middle of the street. A si(...)

Martin O’Neill looks like remaining at the helm as Republic of Ireland manager. Photograph: Getty Images

Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill, his assistant Roy Keane and other members of his backroom staff will attend this evening’s Soccer Writers’(...)

Paul Townend on Min interferes with Mark Walsh on Simply Ned in the closing straight during The Paddy’s Rewards Club Steeplechase at Leopardstown. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Simply Ned was awarded the Paddy’s Rewards Club Chase at Leopardstown after odds-on favourite and first-past-the-post Min was disqualified for causing(...)

Guinness is sold in more than 150 countries, with 10 million glasses downed every day. Photograph: Peter Macdiarmid/Reuters

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the favourite of them all? That is what we set out to find out a couple of weeks back when took to Twitter to see wh(...)

 Rebecca Taylor, Nadine Kelly and Katie Flaherty all from Ballinasloe, Co Galway having fun in the rain at the Ploughing Championships. Photograph: Tom Honan

Beneath the branded blimps at the 86th Ploughing Championships, 87,000 people are soaked by the rain. People wander around in ponchos and cowboy hats(...)

Capri ridden by Seamie Heffernan (left) on the way to  winning the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby  at the Curragh. Photograph:   PA Wire

Aidan O’Brien won a 12th Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby on Saturday when the Séamus Heffernan ridden Capri won the €1.5 million Curragh highlight at odds(...)

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