The weekend is almost here – and RTÉ.ie has got it covered.

As Ireland prepares for the arrival of the pope, Paul Cunningham examines the politics behind the Papal visit.

In sport, we have all the action as Galway tussle with Limerick in the All-Ireland Hurling final.

Lauren Murphy on the albums that define Irish music in the 21st century

And Edel Foley on how the shopping trolley changed the world

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