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A heartbroken mother tells Robert Mulhern how she makes a 430-mile trip from North Yorkshire to Ireland every week to visit the grave of her son – one of the IRA’s Disappeared.
Margaret McKinney is mother of Brian McKinney who was just 22 when he was abducted and murdered by the IRA in 1978.
Family fears for Luton man who vanished from his home
The daughter of a missing Tipperary man in Luton fears her father may be suffering from memory loss and has appealed to help to ensure his safe return home.
Andrew Goldsboro vanished last week after stepping outside his home in Leagrave to have a cigarette before going to bed.
Anyone with information relating to Mr Goldsboro’s whereabouts is asked to contact Bedfordshire Police on 101 or text information to 07786 200 011.
‘I’m a Neanderthal,’ claims head of Ryanair
As Michael O’Leary admits he is a ‘Neanderthal’ who holds views that many would find outrageous, we pick out some of the Ryanair boss’ most memorable quotes.
GAA to tackle mental health off the pitch
The GAA will meet with a leading British centre for behavioural problems on November 26.
Sporting Chance, founded by former Arsenal and England international Tony Adams, told The Irish Post they will meet representatives where it is believed that issues surrounding mental health will be discussed.
Nun blasts ‘archaic’ Government as food bank struggles to meet demand
An Irish nun has accused the British Government of returning the country to the “18th century” by forcing its poorest citizens to rely on food handouts to survive.
Sister Rita Lee’s comments follow revelations in The Irish Post that the poorest families in Manchester are having to ask for £2o handouts and food parcels to pay urgent energy bills and feed their children.
London’s favourite Irish band talk about their first new album in five years.
Ri-Ra‘s resident film critic Steve Martin looks ahead to next week’s Irish Film Festival London by reviewing two films featured – Life’s a Breeze and Run and Jump.
Interview: Nicky Byrne
The former Westlife star discusses a charity close to his heart and speaks of his joy two months on from the arrival of his baby girl, Gia.
Keeping it country
Young country star Derek Ryan has taken Ireland by storm since switching musical styles.
Now his eyes are on Britain, he tells Joe Giltrap.
Hell on a holiday
Family, emigration and Birmingham lie at the heart of Catherine O’Flynn’s latest novel.
The Costa Book Award winner speaks to first-time novelist Neil Rowland.
James McClean found himself at the centre of a poppy storm for the second year running.
The Irish Post Sport reproduced an opinion piece we ran this time last year on our website and the response has been huge, so we’ve decided to run it in this week’s print edition.
AP McCoy: Jump racing’s reluctant hero
We pull together the best reaction to the news that AP McCoy had achieved his remarkable 4,000 winners last week.
The champ’s five greatest ever triumphs are highlighted while Dougie Costello recalls a bit of banter with McCoy after the record-breaking achievement.
‘I won’t change Roy. I will make the occasional adjustment’
Martin O’Neill is set to embrace Roy Keane’s volatility as a new era of Irish volatility begins.
The Irish Post Sport editor Ronan Early and columnist Garry Doyle both analyse the new partnership ahead of Ireland’s friendly against Latvia on Friday at 7.45pm.
Two clubs in the same county will meet in the All Britain junior hurling final for the first time.
We look ahead to the contest between Fullen Gaels and John Mitchels, which takes place at Pairc na hEireann on Sunday at 1pm.