A Palestinian girl who fled an Israeli ground offensive and air strikes, stands near makeshift tents in the garden of the Shifa hospital in Gaza City. Photograph: Finbarr O’Reilly/Reuters 0:46

(...).Hours before the ceasefire was to take effect, 17 Palestinians were killed in Israeli strikes. Israel(...)

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(...),500 such rockets have been fired by Hamas, which amounts to over 130 tonnes of hardware. It would take six(...)

Dermot Smurfit Jnr: “I think Michael has respect for me. . . I would be super disappointed if he didn’t say: ‘Dermot is a good operator’ ”

(...) will take time, he says. “We have two or three years to get market share. That is step one, and step(...)

Marioara Rostas: was just two weeks in Ireland, after arriving from very poor circumstances in Romania, when she was abducted in 2008.

Street, The Coombe, Dublin, on January 7th or 8th, 2008.The five-week trial at the Central Criminal(...)

Sign up for the Secret Supper Club at  the Westport Food Festival and you won’t know where you’ll be eating dinner, but you’ll get to rate the chef afterwards

Festival (September 5th-7th). Tickets are on sale for a five-course dinner to mark the closing night of the(...)

Reeling in the years: the many faces of Uncle Gaybo, including, top left, with his portrait in the National Gallery of Ireland in 2000; bottom left, the motorcycling enthusiast; inset left, on The Late Late Show in 1966; centre, presenting his Lyric FM radio show last year; middle right, shaking hands with Charles Haughey at a surprise party at RTÉ in 1998; and bottom right, as chairman of the Road Safety Authority in 2007

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Brian Cody led his Kilkenny team to Leinster final victory over Dublin this year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

(...) would be a huge asset to Kilkenny if he was fit to take full part in the semi-final and although it(...)

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Kieren Fallon on Cavalryman (left) wins The Goodwood Cup ahead of Harry Bentley on Ahzeemah. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters

Artemis Goodwood Cup. Godolphin’s eight-year-old became the first horse of that age to take this historic(...)

The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) stands beyond a euro sign sculpture in Frankfurt, Germany. Euro-area inflation unexpectedly slowed in July to the weakest in almost five years, underscoring the ECB’s concerns that the economy is too feeble to drive price growth. Photo: Bloomberg

Euro-area inflation unexpectedly slowed in July to the weakest in almost five years, underscoring(...)