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CNN news anchor John King has been one of the media stars of the US election coverage thanks to his ‘magic wall’ interactive election map. Photograph: CNN.

Ballina and Carlingford can claim Joe Biden and Doonbeg Donald Trump but Doonloughan in Connemara can join an illustrious list of famous Irish ancestr(...)

 Ken Doherty was beaten 6-3 by Mark King on Sunday. File photograph: Getty Images

Ken Doherty’s hopes of reaching the Crucible for the first time in six years were ended by Mark King on Sunday after a 6-3 defeat in the penultimate r(...)

Irish romance: Tristan and Isolde in a 1902 painting by Edmund Leighton

From Dublin to Cork to Wicklow, follow in some famous footsteps and visit the sites of Ireland’s greatest love stories. As befits the count(...)

Annette, left, and Cécile, the only remaining sisters of the Dionne quintuplets,  in Montreal on March 22nd. Photograph: Aaron Vincent Elkaim/New York Times

The tiny log house alongside the Trans-Canada Highway is easy to miss among the strip malls, fast-food outlets and car dealers. But 83 years ago, it w(...)

Mark King ended a 25-year wait for his first professional title in Belfast. Photograph: Inpho/Matt Mackey

Mark King ended a 25-year wait for a career title and dedicated it to his family for putting up with his gambling over the years. King turned profess(...)

Perennial sideman Gary Husband is equally impressive on drums and keyboards, but in truth, this is one for the guitarists – a revamped version(...)

Chairman of the management board of the German sportswear company Adidas Herbert Hainer at the Adidas general meeting. Mr  Hainer, said Adidas had made ‘a few executional mistakes’ but said a revamped executive team had been put in place to reverse the current situation. Photogaph: EPA

The long-serving chief executive of German sportswear company Adidas sought to rebuff criticism of his leadership from shareholders today, as the firm(...)

Spain’s  Sergio Garcia: and England’s Justin Rose played in a 15-inch-hole event at the Reynolds Plantation resort recently. Photograph: Getty Images

Golf holes the size of pizzas. Soccer balls on the back nine. A mulligan on every hole. These are some of the measures – some would say gimmick(...)

Ireland’s David Morris is into the quarter-finals of the Wuxi Classic. Photograph: worldsnooker.com

Kilkenny’s David Morris took his biggest scalp yet when beating Ali Carter 5-4 to move into the Wuxi Classic quarter-finals today.The Irishman only r(...)

John Higgins was a 5-1 winner over Dechawat Poomjaeng at the Wuxi Classic. Photograph:  Michael Regan/Getty Images

Kilkenny’s David Morris claimed a place in the last 16 of a ranking event for the first time in China today as he beat Northern Ireland’s Gerard Green(...)

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