Mary Peters

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Co Armagh man Conor Mitchell set up the Belfast Ensemble in 2017.

Even by his own exacting standards, the last two years of Conor Mitchell’s career as a composer and theatre maker have been nothing less than remarkab(...)

A view of the athletics track at Belfield before it was taken up. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There’s often a sense of better late than never when it comes to Irish sporting facilities, and 40 years after originally being laid, and over six yea(...)

Ireland players  Niamh Briggs, Alison Miller, Clare McLaughlin and Nora Stapleton following the Women’s Rugby  World Cup pool draw at Belfast City Hall on Wednesday. Photograph:  Brian Lawless/PA

The Great Room in Belfast’s City Hall, flag free and cheerily welcoming. The Peace Proms Choir singing Ireland’s Call in a less punked-out way than th(...)

The Northern Ireland squad during a training session at the newly-developed Windsor Park on Friday ahead of Saturday’s World Cup qualifier against San Marino. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

In the bookshops of Belfast is a 2016 anthology of new Northern Ireland poetry which possesses the lip-smacking title: The Future Always Makes Me So (...)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at  the Most Noble Order of the Garter Ceremony at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, west of London, June 13th, 2016. They will visit Northern Ireland on Tuesday, June 14th. Photograph: Chris Jackson/AFP/Getty Images

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit Northern Ireland on Tuesday. William and Kate, who also have the titles Baron and Baroness Carrickfergu(...)

Ryan Quinn (11) from Lucan, National BMX Champion two years running. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times
Sporting an Olympic dream

It’s an Olympic year and the Games in Rio this August will start many a child dreaming that they could be an Olympian some day. Here’s a look at six s(...)

Sinead Jennings: will face Siobhán McCrohan in a race to land a spot as Ireland lightweight single sculler at the European Championships. Photo: Inpho/Getty

Queen’s Regatta returns after a year’s absence to the Irish rowing calendar tomorrow on the 1,500 metre Castlewellan course. The regatta will not be(...)

Brazil legend Sócrates confronts Alain Giresse in the quarter-final of the 1986 World Cup in Guadalaraja, Mexico, which France won in a penalty shoutout. Photograph: AFP/Getty

In the tunnel in Guadalajara, Sócrates stopped. One of the giants of Brazilian football turned around. He wanted to shake the hand of someone a few(...)

 Olympic medallist Paddy Barnes was among the Irish people recognised by Queen Elizabeth in her New Year’s Honours List. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

An Olympic boxing hero, a legendary pentathlon gold medallist and the man at the head of the football world’s “men in black” are among the Irish peop(...)

Joanna Morgan, winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award and Katie Taylor winner of the ‘Sports woman of the Year 2014’ surrounded by the monthly winners of 2014 on stage at the 10th Annual The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year awards.Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

This year Katie Taylor stood above the rest but The Irish Times/Irish Sports Council Sportswoman of the Year ceremony was about all of the women ac(...)

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