The Galway players celebrate their sesmi-final win over Kerry. Photogtaph: James Crombie/Inpho

Electric Ireland All-Ireland MFC final Cork v Galway Croke Park, Sunday, 1pm Referee: Noel Mooney (Cavan) Live on TG4 (ET if necessary) As Brian Han(...)

Cork’s Jack Lawton celebrates after the game. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Cork 4-12 Mayo 1-13 A year that began with Cork football cloaked in gloom is on the verge of ending on a remarkable high with a dream double of All-I(...)

Conor Corbett scored 1-3 for Cork in their All-Ireland MFC quarter-final victory over Monaghan at O’Connor Park in Tullamore. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 3-19 Monaghan 2-10 Cork completed a memorable day in O’Connor Park in Tullamore when their minor footballers had a convincing win over a brave M(...)

Jackie Duddy Jackie Duddy (17) was born at Springtown camp, one of a family of 15. He worked at a local factory, but his passion was boxing (...)

Detail from a cartoon in the ‘Dublin Opinion’ of 1930. Colleagues claim the resemblance with the incumbent diarist is uncanny.

This column has been the subject of online skittishness in recent days following the reemergence, via Twitter, of a vintage Dublin Opinion cartoon fro(...)

John Bruton, seen here with taoiseach  Garret FitzGerald, warned of “serious emerging excesses”. Photograph: Pat Langan

Garret FitzGerald’s unilateral intervention as taoiseach in 1986 to save the Bewley’s chain of cafes in Dublin led to a major row with his minister fo(...)

Revenues running at an annual rate of €5 million-€6 million at Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Irish coffee group Bewley’s expects to return to profit this year after posting a loss of €18.6 million in 2017, related in large part to a goodwill w(...)

Artist and owner Paddy Campbell in the new James Joyce room in Bewley’s Cafe on Grafton Street, Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Bewley’s on Grafton Street is set to double its capacity from Thursday morning with the opening of the upper floors of its famous cafe. This will al(...)

Bewley’s recently reopened the company’s Grafton Street cafe with capacity to seat 250 people. This will increase to 500 when upper floors are opened next March. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Irish coffee group Bewley’s expects to return to the black in 2018 once the last of the costs associated with the €12 million refurbishment of its Gra(...)

Exterior of the refurbished Bewley's Cafe on Grafton Street in Dublin, which reopens today. Photograph: Alan Betson

Bewley’s of Grafton Street in Dublin has had a top-to-bottom renovation costing €12 million, but for many of the customers first through the(...)

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