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The Chosen is the most expensive bottle of Irish whiskey ever sold. Just 100 bottles have been made.

Would you buy a bottle of Irish whiskey worth €6,500? When whiskey bonder Louise McGuane located a single cask of single malt from 1991, she realised (...)

Tipperary goalkeeper Brian Hogan claims his first Hurling All  Stars awards and follows in the footsteps of his father, Ken, who won one in  1987. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Though there are occasionally years in which the announcement of the hurling All Star team causes a stir around the place, 2019 is unlikely to be one (...)

Kerry selector Donie Buckley: 'He’d always talk about initial contact – when you go into the tackle you should be turning the player or slowing him down.' Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The standout achievements by Kerry in the drawn All-Ireland final was the tactical clamp that prevented Dublin flooding into their customary scoring z(...)

The Clare People started selling in June 2005. Photograph: iStock

The Clare People regional newspaper has ceased publication, the company said on their website on Tuesday, noting that it couldn’t continue incurring l(...)

Gene Rooney and Charlie Bonner in Bread Not Profits. Photograph: Caleb Purcell

BREAD NOT PROFITS Cleeves Toffee Factory, Limerick ★★★★★ Shakespeare used his history plays to explore issues relating to the morality of power and (...)

The most recent accounts for the Clare FM company show that it recorded a pre-tax loss of €180,566 in 2017. Photograph: iStock

The Catholic Church, the GAA, a number of priests and hundreds of Clare citizens are to share in a €2.67 million windfall from the sale of Clare FM an(...)

Judge James O’Connor in 1999. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The retirement has been announced by the Courts Service of Kerry-based district justice James O’Connor, following a decision not to grant his applicat(...)

Owen Roe and Charlie Maher in ‘Melt’

Melt Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin  ★★★ “So, what brings you to the end of the world?” asks Owen Rowe’s brusque ecologist, Prof Boylan, recently jo(...)

Coalisland’s Cathaoir Quinn celebrates a goal against Killyclogher in the drawn Tyrone SFC final last week. Lorcan Doherty/Inpho.

SATURDAY Limerick SFC final Dromcollogher-Broadford v Monaleen, Gaelic Grounds, 7.30 A repeat of the 2013 final featuring the two sides that dominat(...)

Home to a slew of musicians including Foster & Allan, Niall Horan and Bressie its best-known resident remains show band legend Joe Dolan

Mullingar is an old-fashioned spot that has held on to its market town atmosphere. While home to a slew of musicians including Foster & Allan, Nia(...)

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