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Clockwise from  top left, Capt Dara Fitzpatrick, Capt Mark Duffy, winchman Ciarán Smith and winchman Paul Ormsby, the four crew of an Irish Coast Guard helicopter, who died after it struck Blackrock Island. Photograph: Irish Coast Guard/PA Wire

The sound of the doorbell, almost exaggerated in pitch with time, is one that Martina Smith will never forget. Her husband’s good friends, CHC Ireland(...)

Ballygunner’s Dessie Hutchinson celebrates scoring during his side’s win over Loughmore-Castleiney. Photograph: Tom Maher/Inpho

Ballygunner (Waterford) 2-11 Loughmore-Castleiney (Tipperary) 0-12 Ballygunner hung tough at Fraher Field in a Munster Club semi-final which saw 13-m(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed development in Santry

Two fast-track planning applications comprising 686 residential units have been turned down by An Bord Pleanála due to shortcomings in the planning do(...)

Loughmore-Castleiney’s players remonstrate with referee Conor Doyle at the final whistle after not being awarded a line ball. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Thurles Sarsfields 2-17 Loughmore Castleiney 0-23 A storming finale pushed the Tipperary hurling final to a replay. A long-range free, nailed by Rona(...)

Kiladagan’s Darragh Flannery celebrates at the final whistle after his team win the Tipperary hurling championship. Photograph: Inpho

Kiladangan 1-28 Loughmore/Castleiney 3-20 (after extra-time) A Bryan McLoughney goal with virtually the last puck of the game won Kiladangan their fi(...)

 Sixmilebridge  celebrate claiming a 14th Clare SHC title after their victory over Cratloe at Cusack Park in Ennis. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Sixmilebridge 0-21 Cratloe 0-15 Sixmilebridge were crowned Clare senior hurling champions for the 14th time at Cusack Park on Sunday following a six-(...)

Bernard Lucas, husband of Caitríona, who died when her rib capsized during a rescue off Kilkee, Co Clare. Photograph: Eamon Ward

There can be few rescuers in any coastal community anywhere occupying the tough and lonely position held by west Clare farmer Bernard Lucas. Bernard (...)

Caitríona Lucas, a 41-year-old librarian and mother-of-two, was a highly experienced volunteer with the Irish Coast Guard’s Doolin unit.

When Caitríona Lucas responded to a request on September 12th, 2016 to help find a young man missing off the north Clare coastline, she wasn’t aware t(...)

Clare’s Jason McCarthy scores the final equalising point in an incident-packed semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Galway 1-30 Clare 1-30 [After extra time] Clare had lamented for the past five years their inability get back to Croke Park and Saturday’s extra(...)

Clare’s Jason McCarthy scores the equalising point against Galway at Croke park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway 1-30 Clare 1-30 Hurling’s facility for improbable decadence is safe and well. Clare and Galway strapped each other to the rocket here and shot(...)

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