Community members take part in a yoga class in the Englewood neighbourhood of Chicago. Indian yoga guru B.K.S Iyengar, who played an important role in the global expansion and popularity of yoga, has died aged 96. Photograph: Jim Young/Reuters

‘You do not need to seek freedom in a different land, for it exists with your own body, heart, mind and soul’

Luke Maguire (20) who has commuted from Drogheda, Co Louth, to Dún Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology: Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Increase in cost of rental has led to new interest in living in a family’s guest room

Students at St John’s College De La Salle, Ballyfermot, open their Leaving Cert results. Students beginning their studies at third level now face not only rising rental prices but the prospect of not being able to find accommodation.  Photograph: Frank Miller

Dublin rental prices jump 15 per cent, while Cork, Galway and Limerick up 6 to 7 per cent

The former Montrose Hotel, on Stiillorgan Road, Dublin, which has been converted into student accommodation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Opening of Montrose student apartments delayed by fortnight

Dublin student Megan Ross who has achieved eight A1s in her Leaving Certificate after battling thyroid cancer will travel to the US next week to begin her studies at Harvard University.

Megan Ross had to take five months off school following diagnosis of thyroid cancer

The cartoon at the centre of the controversy  appeared in The West Australian newspaper earlier this week. Photograph: Irish People Living In Australia

Irish group files complaint with Independent Media Council in Australia

Conor Gallagher, from Ballsbridge, Co. Dublin, who got Nine A1s in the Leaving Certificate, celebrates with classmates at St Michael’s College, Ballsbridge, today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Conor Gallagher of St Michael’s College, Dublin among 13 students to achieve all A1s

John Redmond: “He was a gun-runner, a back-room dealer, a strong man and, at certain crucial moments, a poor judge of alliances and less than fortunate in taking political risks”

Ireland has no Redmond statue, unlike UK Houses of Parliament, says John Bruton

Protestors clash with gardaí over the proposed bridge in Kilkenny. Photograph: Vicky Comerford

County Council says construction is essential for traffic and delays have cost €150,000

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