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Dublin’s Paul Flynn in action against Mayo’s Colm Boyle in the All-Ireland SFC semi-final replay at Croke park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This time last year Jim Gavin would never have contemplated replacing Paul Flynn after 50 minutes in an All-Ireland semi-final. With 20 minutes(...)

In the 12 months to April,  35,300 Irish nationals left the country, down 13 per cent on the previous year. Photograph: Thinkstock

More than one in six Irish-born people are now living abroad, the highest share of any country in the OECD. New analysis from the Organisation for Ec(...)

The  Millennium Stadium in  Cardiff where Ireland will meet Canada on September 19th, France on October 11th and either New Zealand or Argentina on the weekend of October 17th/18th should Joe Schmidt’s side reach the quarter-finals. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire.

Ireland or France rugby supporters face a whopping bill for accommodation in Cardiff if they plan on supporting their team in a Rugby World Cup quarte(...)

The number of Murphys in the US was more than 300,000 at the time of the 2000 census compared to around 55,000 in Ireland.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

“Have we forgotten . . . there is a reason the number of O’Neills and Murphys in the US exceeds by far those living in Ireland?” The question posed b(...)

Teachers and special needs assistants with students at Mother of Consolation School, Donnycarney, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Children living on Dublin’s southside are more likely to gain access to resource teaching for special educational needs than their northside peers, ne(...)

There were  77 incidents of domestic abuse reported every day in the last year –  three every hour.

Sixty-seven people across Northern Ireland were killed by their partner, ex-partner or a family member, according to police records covering the last (...)

Migrant families wait to be registered by the police at the Lesbos port in Greece. Photograph: Angelos tzortzinis/AFP/Getty Images

The number of Syrian people registered as refugees at the end of August was equivalent to the population of the State bar Cork city and county (...)

Stephen Cluxton: his kick-outs are a vital weapon in Dublin’s overall strategy. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In last Sunday’s drawn game Mayo showed how to, and how not to approach Stephen Cluxton’s scrupulous kick-out plan. In the first half(...)

Closures: 140 Garda stations were closed nationwide in 2012-13. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The death of 62-year-old John O’Donoghue, who suffered a heart attack after discovering intruders at his home in Doon, Co Limerick, has reignited the (...)

Behind every statistic is a tragedy for the victim’s family and community. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The death of 14-year-old Dónal English-Hayden on a farm in Carlow this week was the 11th such fatality to occur on an Irish farm this year, among them(...)

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