John Daly

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Novak Djokovic is running out of time to break Roger Federer’s record. Photograph: Getty Images

The curse, at least, has been consistent. Almost every sportsperson I’ve ever been drawn to has, role model wise, been a stinker. The Hurricane. Best.(...)

Northwest Passage, a painting by W Thomas Smith. Photograph: Ullstein Bild via Getty Images

The towns of Banbridge, Dundalk and Wexford are the birthplaces of three of the legendary figures in the history of Arctic exploration – Francis Crozi(...)

Michael Kiernan scores a drop goal to win the Triple Crown for Ireland in their match against England at Lansdowne Road in 1985. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Grand Slams went beyond the consciousness of children in the 1980s – unseen heroics by Karl Mullen and Jack Kyle – but Triple Crowns were known artefa(...)

Speaking after his election in Laois-Offaly, Brian  Stanley of Sinn Féin said his first preferred option on the formation of the next administration “would be to form a left-wing government”. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin’s vote surge continued in the Laois-Offaly constituency when its candidate Brian Stanley was elected on the first count with a surplus of 5,(...)

Barry Cowen is considered a safe bet for a seat. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Laois-Offaly (five seats) In 2016, candidates were elected for the two separate constituencies of Laois and Offaly, each with three seats. It has now(...)

The Book Show would seem to throw Rick O’Shea a lifeline, but its run has only been guaranteed until Christmas. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

With hindsight, Rick O’Shea admits he was out of his depth. Back in 2015, when he was offered the job of hosting The Poetry Programme on RTÉ Radio 1, (...)

60 Nutley Avenue in Donnybrook, Dublin 4, is in turnkey condition and is on the market through DNG seeking €2.25 million.

The allure of roads with Nutley in the address saw houses sell for more than €3 million in boomier times, but properties here have always been in high(...)

The victorious Mount Juliet team, from left  Peter Kilcullen, Allianz; Freda Mullen, lady captain; Kevin McCartan, captain  and lady vice captain Annette Hogan. Photograph:  Dylan Vaughan.

Perhaps there’s something in the air around Kilkenny these days; for, although they travelled the highways and byways from many parts of the south-eas(...)

The 148th British Open takes place at Royal Portrush this week. Photograph: PA

A is for Albatross, that rarest of birds on a golf course. This is the 148th staging of the British Open and, to date, there have been only eight suc(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates his team’s win over Galway in Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 2-13 Galway 1-13 Mayo, the great survivors of qualifier football over the past four years, made up for their only lapse – last year – by reachin(...)

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