Shamrock Rovers’ Daniel Carr celebrates scoring a goal with Lee Grace and Jack Byrne during their  FAI Cup first round match against Finn Harps at Tallaght Stadium last Friday. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

As they face into testing away games at Derry City on Friday night and Waterford on Monday, Jack Byrne wants Shamrock Rovers to bring a winning mindse(...)

Dundalk head coach Vinny Perth: The champions have hauled in Shamrock Rovers with a 10-game unbeaten run. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

With Shamrock Rovers idle, champions Dundalk have an opportunity to open up a three-point lead at the top of the Premier Division table when they fac(...)

White rose petals are thrown into a pond at the Omagh memorial garden by those who attended the ceremony for victims of the car bomb on Market Street on the 15th August 1998.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Close to the 3.10 pm time of the Omagh bombing a bell was sounded 32 times on Wednesday in the Co Tyrone town. Thirty one of the tolls were for the 29(...)

Michael Gallagher, chairman of the Omagh Victims Support Group. Photograph: Eric Luke

Looking up the main street of Omagh, Co Tyrone, it is easy to miss Market Street Arcade. A narrow alleyway roughly a metre wide and a few metres long(...)

The Prince of Wales visits the Omagh Hospital and Community Care Complex in Co Tyrone.  Photograph:   Kelvin Boyes/ Press Eye.

The father of a man killed in the Omagh bombing has said a royal visit to the Co Tyrone town was “recognition” of the fact that the victims and surviv(...)

Michael, Jim and James Gallagher at home in Burtonport, Co Donegal. The Gallaghers helped to rescue 13 people, mainly young children, off Roaninish in August 1956.

No VHF radio. No mobile phones. No blue-light convoy at the head of the quay. Donegal fishermen Michael and James Gallagher remember the relative sile(...)

 Omagh’s Gregory Murray is challenged by  Slaughtneil’s Meehaul McGrath. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Slaughtneil 0-10 Omagh 0-8 Slaughtneil’s quest for a third provincial title in four years continues after the Derry champions defeated Omagh by two (...)

Ex-IRA member and Garda informant Sean O’Callaghan being escorted from the High Court in 1998. Photograph: Charlie Collins

IRA informer turned author Seán O’Callaghan has died aged 63. It is understood the convicted republican killer died while swimming in a pool in Jamaic(...)

Royal Ulster Constabulary police officers and firefighters inspecting the damage caused by a bomb explosion in Market Street, Omagh, Co Tyrone, on August 15th 1998. File photograph: Paul McErlane/PA

Relatives of Omagh bomb victims are to sue Northern Ireland’s police chief for investigative failings they believe let the killers escape justice. Ah(...)

 Former president Mary Robinson:  said Ballina would benefit from having a centre that could attract visitors and academics and could promote issues  such as human rights, women’s leadership and climate justice. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Former president Mary Robinson has said she is “optimistic” that negotiations on the purchase of her former family home in north Mayo will succeed. S(...)

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