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Torches were lit on Hill 16 during the 95th anniversary of Bloody Sunday during the International Rules Test between Ireland and Australia in November 2015. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

This month will see the opening of the GAA Museum’s Bloody Sunday centenary exhibition and as part of the ongoing projects to mark the commemoration, (...)

Transilience by David Sweeney: ‘I wanted a stark contrast either with the colour or the texture’

David Sweeney’s last appearance for Dublin at Croke Park came in the 2009 Leinster hurling final, against Kilkenny, before the curtain fell on his cou(...)

There has been no indication yet about what sort of legislation might ensure a fair share of advertising revenue for traditional media with the social-media giants.

In the opening scene of the film comedy Space Force, the new four-star air-force general is sitting with the other service chiefs waiting to be made h(...)

The Abbey Theatre is to mark the 100-year anniversary of Bloody Sunday with 14 productions representing the 14 civilians who were killed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Abbey Theatre in collaboration with the GAA is to mark the 100th anniversary of Bloody Sunday next November with a series of productions to be sta(...)

Queues and re-openings, Woodies Bray, GV’s from the store this morning. Treasa Dunne from Bray in the store. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

When the doors finally opened at Woodie’s DIY after weeks of lockdown, buyers went wild for flowers, buying bagloads of geraniums making this old-fash(...)

Kevin Cassidy celebrates scoring the winning point for Donegal against Kildare in the 2011 All-Ireland quarter-finals. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s not always the earth-shattering moments or the big stuff that stays lit in your mind. One of the inevitable thrills of watching sport is that eve(...)

Gary Fahy of Galway lifts the Sam Maguire in 2001, the year when the GAA had to cope with the disruption caused by  the foot-and-mouth crisis. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Former DG Páraic Duffy’s reminiscences on Tuesday about the impact of foot-and-mouth disease on the 2001 season was a reminder that the GAA have certa(...)

 Tracey Kennedy, chairperson Cork County Board, with Kevin Fahive, Cork football manager Ronan McCarthy and Tom Clancy at the launch of the  jersey to commemorate former lord mayors Tomás MacCurtain and Terence McSwiney. Photograph: Jim Coughlan

In what promises to be a busy year of commemoration for the GAA, local projects are in the news with Cork GAA on Thursday night launching the commemor(...)

GAA president John Horan (centre) and director general Tom Ryan  with wreaths  at Glasnevin Cemetery where the GAA unveiled  headstones for  three  victims of the Bloody Sunday shootings.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Ninety-nine years to the day after they were shot dead while attending a Gaelic football match, three victims of Bloody Sunday were honoured with head(...)

 Richard Staveley holding a photo of his grand aunt Jane Boyle, who was shot dead in Croke Park on Bloody Sunday 1920. Photograph: Alan Betson

This Thursday in Glasnevin, an important legacy issue for the GAA will literally be laid to rest. On what will be the 99th anniversary of Bloody Sunda(...)

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