Model and basketball player, Emer Foley (left), with Katie Dennison and Megan Dempsey at the launch of a new programme “Free Being Me”, empowering girls through improving body confidence. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

(...) just live with it,” says Megan, who was very surprised to learn how much airbrushing of images is done(...)

‘That religion is back on the political stage has much to do with its power to build communities and provide blueprints for action.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) create the realities we live in.”   How is an ideology more than just the principles underlying(...)

 David Lang, whose Man Made will be performed by the RTÉ NSO and So Percussion

(...) may not be the people who live next door, but the oddball who’s living in Beirut or Johannesburg, and(...)

‘The combination of the physio, the pelvic floor exercises and the special compression sports shorts turned my whole life around’

(...) any better. I learned to live with it and what to avoid. After my second child it was still there, so(...)

Novelist Elizabeth Bowen in the garden of Bowen’s Court, Kildorrey, Co Cork: “Irish by birth and thereafter by heritage and occasional inclination.” Photograph: Hulton Archive/ Getty Images

(...) feeling person, and it is by art that we live, if we do.” It is a lovable problem, in Bowen as in Henry(...)

Sophie Magennis, UNHCR Ireland’s head of office, called for the length of time asylum seekers spend awaiting decisions on their asylum applications to be reduced, in order to limit the negative effects highlighted in the ‘Towards a New Beginning’ report. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...),000 asylum seekers live in hostels, hotels and other communal accommodation known as the direct provision(...)

Camogie star Anna Geary tries out a bicycle after the opening of the final station of the Cork city bike scheme. photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

(...) to go live in the bike hire scheme in the city.The roll-out, which commenced in December, sees 330(...)

Charlie Cullen: “I might research online but as a retailer I know the benefits of buying from a store.”

(...)’s wages. Is money important to you? Yes, it’s important. We live in a culture where it is a basic need(...)

Tony O’Riordan, chief executive of the Good Shepherd Services for women and children, in Cork. ‘The Government cut and cut until eventually the more disadvantaged and socially excluded who were on the poverty line were pushed over the line and lost their homes.’ Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

(...)-old girls, aftercare support for women and their families to live independently and low-support long(...)