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Here are the shortlisted entries for this year’s Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2017. TheJournal.ie Best Irish Published Book of the Year The(...)

 Iggy Clarke with a hurley from his playing days at his home in Oranmore. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The moment has long been canonised: the fierce musicality of Joe Connolly’s Connemara-Irish, the beseeching lilt of Joe McDonagh’s rendition of The We(...)

In a second case, the  judge  threw out James Jordan’s €60,000 damages claim because he failed to disclose to his doctors and the Injuries Board that he was claiming for injury in a third and earlier accident. File photograph:  Courts Collins

Two personal injury claims by a Dublin carpet fitter for damages totalling €120,000 were thrown out by a judge on Monday. Judge Rory MacCabe told Jam(...)

Cliff Bungalow (second left), Balscadden Road, Howth, Co Dublin.

Cliff Bungalow is perched high above Puck’s Rocks and Devil’s Rock at the point where the cliff path walk around Howth head begins. Built in 1847, it’(...)

Ali Budan,  a barista  at The Fumbally, Dublin 8, uses a  Clever Dripper or a Kalita Wave, depending on her mood.

We may be traditionally known as a nation of tea drinkers but coffee is fast becoming the hot beverage of choice in Ireland with specialised coffee sh(...)

GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail with GAA Museum Hall of Fame inductees, from left, Galway hurler John Connolly, Wexford hurler Tony Doran and Kerry footballer John O’Keeffe. Dermot Earley junior represented his late father and   Roscommon footballer Dermot. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

The GAA Hall of Fame inducted a further four members on Thursday. John Connolly (Galway), Tony Doran (Wexford), Dermot Earley (Roscommon) and John O’K(...)

Conor McManus and his team-mates celebrate the Ulster final victory over Donegal last year. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This weekend the Ulster championship semi-final brings together the two counties who have shared the last five provincial titles. Donegal are well-k(...)

Cover of Christine Hamill’s novel The Best Medicine.

Christine Hamill has just received a strong endorsement from comedian Harry Hill for her funny book about, as she says, the unfunny subject of cancer.(...)

 Bruce Springsteen performs on stage during The River Tour at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in Madrid, Spain this week. Photo:  EPA/JP Gandul

‘I’m standing on his stage, in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny, with my band Delorentos’ Ro Yourell, musician I’ve been a fan of the Boss all my life, sinc(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Nioclás Ó Conchúbhair: ‘The word I am hearing is that we did better than expected, and why would we blow that now?’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

There are few in Connemara who can define realpolitik better than former Fianna Fáil senator Nioclás Ó Conchúbhair. Ó Conchúbhair was appointed to (...)

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