Former Offaly star Sean Lowry in action for Mayo: “Mayo always had that doubt. Behind that swagger there was doubt all the time.” Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Some blame the ‘curse’; others say it’s simply misfortune; many claim it’s a concoction of both, blended together through decades of heartbreak. It’s(...)

For a GAA annual congress that had one of the lowest-key build-ups in memory - further evidenced when all business was disposed of by the time delegat(...)

Eoghan O’Gara scores a goal against Roscommon in the All-Ireland quarter-finals last season. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin will not be required to play any home championship fixtures outside of Croke Park. Motion 39, proposed by Donegal, stipulated that any county (...)

John O’Donnell (37) had pleaded not guilty to a charge of assault causing harm to Seamus O’Donnell (29). Image: Twitter.

A Donegal county councillor has been found not guilty of assault after a 4½ day trial at Letterkenny Circuit Court. John O’Donnell (37) had pleaded (...)

Wake up and smell the flowers this summer. Photograph: Getty Images/Cultura RF

It’s summer, that magical time of year when many of Ireland’s best gardens are opened to the public. But which to visit over the coming months? We’ve (...)

Verney Naylor-designed garden and boathouse at the West Cork home of Lord and Lady Puttnam

Vast, golden beaches, salty summer breezes, anemone-filled rock pools and sand in your toes: what would summer be without at least one trip to the sea(...)