Bill O’Herlihy with John Giles (left) and Eamon Dunphy:  Some treat sport too seriously, others not seriously enough, because they don’t get the impact it can have on people’s lives – O’Herlihy got the balance just right. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

(...) listening, and so genuinely interested in hearing other people’s stories, interviewing him could be quite a(...)

‘Ireland is nonetheless historic because this is the first nation in the world to enshrine the right of same-sex couples to marry into its Constitution by means of a popular referendum.’ Above, people  in Dublin reacting to results coming in from constituencies around Ireland. Photograph:  EPA/AIDAN CRAWLEY

(...) in 2005, other Catholic-majority nations have followed: Argentina and Portugal in 2010, and Uruguay(...)

(...), finger. They simply took the opportunity in rejecting the proposal, as they have in other recent(...)

‘Our first instinct when confronted with anything out of the ordinary is to take out our phone and create a small, 2D, digital representation. The default way, as a tourist, to experience iconic buildings and sights is to take a photo. Doing so has become more important that actually experiencing it directly.’  Photograph: Getty Images

(...) availability of affordable, high-quality cameras (in smart phones and other devices) along with the public(...)

Maria Meehan, Research manager, Fighting Blindness

(...) with a number of other groups on common areas such as patient registry development and advocating for(...)

Dr Anne Moore of UCC’s School of Pharmacy

(...) have massive implications for the prevention and treatment of HIV, influenza, Ebola and other diseases(...)

Investors look at computer screens showing stock information at a brokerage house in Fuyang, Anhui province, China. Photograph: Reuters/China Daily

(...) undermined by rising costs and the growing attractiveness of other developing economies.“The ‘Made in China(...)

“He was a great broadcaster, an outstanding one and a wonderful person too.” Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Irish athletes, and realised that unlike soccer and the other team sports, track and field was a very(...)

 ACP co-founder Fr Tony Flannery said “the day of doctrinaire Catholicism is over in this country. The people are no longer willing to listen to speeches and sermons on morality from the church.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

(...) conservative Catholic papers into adopting the same rigid line as the other bishops”. “It was obvious that he(...)

Dunnes Stores closed the branch at Gorey Shopping Centre last Thursdayon foot of  a successful injunction, obtained at the High Court, to prevent the company from continuing to use a door that opened directly onto the centre’s carpark. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

(...) shopping centre. Grant Thornton has also been appointed to run five other shopping centres by the bank and(...)