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Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor celebrates scoring his second goal against Donegal. He has developed into one of the best finishers in the game. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Mayo come into this match with one of the strongest motivations, having lost last year’s All-Ireland final. It’s a powerful focus for mature minds and(...)

Seasoned rockers Suede play the Belsonic festival in Belfast on Saturday night. Photograph: PA Wire

Belsonic festival: Belfast, Co AntrimWith performances by The Lumineers, Nine Inch Nails and Basement Jaxx having taken place already, the ongoing, le(...)

Connor McAliskey scored three points from play in National League final and has been rewarded with a starting place for Tyrone against Mayo on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy.

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has called up Connor McAliskey to replace the suspended Martin Penrose, while Ryan McKenna comes into the fullback line in(...)

Hiking in the Cooley Mountains: Ireland has as much to offer in terms of scenery as Scotland but is behind it in encouraging nature-based tourism.

Anyone who took advantage of the recent good weather to walk in the countryside will know that, on its day, Ireland is a supremely beautiful country. (...)

Donegal’s Rory Kavanagh and Frank McGlynn find Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea a real handful.

Whenever I thought about Mayo over the years, one of the things I would always have said about them is that they were confident and flash. When the wh(...)

Frank McNally at Mulranny during his Great Western Greenway cycle from Westport to Achill, along with Anna O’Connor, Mayo County Council’s walking and cycling officer. Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

The old Westport-Achill rail line was never entirely successful. This offshoot of the Midland Great Western Railway company covered one of the emptier(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte: “I would defy anybody to stand up and say that I told them to foul.” Photograph: Inpho.

Mickey Harte has strongly defended Tyrone’s style of football ahead of Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo – fervently rejecting any accusati(...)

My old teacher

Catherine Fulvio Chef and proprietor of Ballyknocken House and Cookery School “Her name was Jackie Curran Olohan, and when I was in second(...)

Fidel Castro’s Cuban revolution of 1959 spread a wave of hope among the poor across South America. Photograph: Getty Images

We are used to hearing how missionaries successfully brought faith and progress to the poor in foreign lands. One might think that they all had a clea(...)

Jeri Lacks Whye, one of Henrietta Lacks’s grandchildren, with her two daughters, Jabrea (9) left, and Aiyana, (12). Photograph: Monica Lopossay/New York Times

Henrietta Lacks was only 31 when she died of cervical cancer in 1951 in a Baltimore hospital. Not long before her death, doctors removed some of her t(...)

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