Peter McGuinness at home in Dundalk, Co Louth

One of the first Allied soldiers to die on D-Day was Pte Edward Delaney O’Sullivan, known as “Paddy”, who landed with the Parachute Regiment outside T(...)

The 10 books shortlisted for the  2019 International Dublin Literary Award

The winners of the 2015 Prix Goncourt, the 2017 Man Booker Prize and last year’s Women’s Prize for Fiction are among the 10 novels shortlisted for the(...)

Kevin Fegan

Tommy Fegan, the new chairman of CRY (Cardiac Risk in the Young) says he and his family try to console themselves that their son and brother Kevin had(...)

Peter Cunningham’s goal helped Offaly to victory over Westmeath. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Offaly 1-20 Westmeath 1-14 Offaly retained their position in Division Three with a deserved win in Mullingar against a Westmeath side which finished(...)

John Heslin is challenged by Sean Pender during Westmeath’s qualifier win over Offaly. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Westmeath 3-17 Offaly 0-15 Three well taken goals in the final quarter enabled Westmeath to defeat neighbours Offaly by a flattering 11-point margin (...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald celebrates scoring  a goal in the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A quarter-final against Kilkenny at  Nowlan Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

SATURDAY MUNSTER SFC SEMI-FINAL Cork v Tipperary, Páirc Uí Rinn, 5.0 – live on RTÉ 2 After pulling off last year’s once-in-72 years number on Cork, (...)

Tom Keane and Claire Graham, owners of The Old Mill Stores in Connonagh Village, Co Cork –  winners of the Best Craft/Gift Shop category. Photograph: Emma Jervis

BEST CRAFT/GIFT SHOP: The Old Mill Stores On a bend in the road between Roscarbery and Leap is a real sign of the retail times. The Old Mill Stores (...)

The Trout by Peter Cunningham
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Like a trout returning across the ocean to breed in the river of its birth, Alex Smyth returns from Canada to Ireland to try to solve a childhood myst(...)

Things getting heated between Kildare’s Cathal McNally and Nigel Dunne of Offaly. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Kildare 1-22 Offaly 2-14 In a game that bore little resemblance to the provincial fare they had been involved in, Kildare and Offaly produced a barns(...)

Westmeath’s John Heslin  kicks a point despite  the attempted challenge of Offaly’s Seán Pender during the Leinster SFC quarter-final at  Cusack Park in Mullingar. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

Westmeath 0-13 Offaly 0-12 Last year’s defeated Leinster finalists Westmeath edged their way to a semi-final showdown with Kildare with a one-point w(...)

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