Mary Johnson: ‘If you’re lucky enough to find close friendship away from home, you genuinely don’t know how long it’s going to last.’

(...)’m calling it) immersion heaters. In saying that, I realise I am sacrificing my breezy cycle to work and(...)

VV Giri, who went on to become President of India (1969-1974), was taught by Thomas McDonagh and called to the bar in King’s Inns in 1916, just before he was expelled from the United Kingdom for his links to leaders of the Rising. Giri wrote in his last letter to fellow president, Eamon de Valera: “Irishmen and Indians always tell me that next to being an Indian I am an Irishman”

(...). Among the units and groups listed were “Indian students of the King’s Inns, who performed ambulance work(...)

The Connacht team form a huddle in training ahead of their trip to Wales. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dragons before the break and the boys returned on Monday refreshed and eager to get back into their work(...)

(...). What do Social Democrats work for? 3. Where do the Social Democrats fall on the political spectrum(...)

Amazon Theatre  in Manaus, Brazil is among the buildings that will go green on St Patrick’s Day this year.

(...) no small part to the great work that has been carried out across the world by Irish people down the(...)

There is great art that dignifies the ordinary passages of our lives, great art whose workings are quiet and unceremonious, and I have nothing but respect for it. But we live other lives, each of us. There is something else, always, just beneath the skin of daylight. Don’t you feel it? There is a lifelong singing, a secret rhapsody, an elsewhere to which we also belong. We must honour that too, in our art. We must try to be true to it

(...). I introduced elements of the fantastic in a work of literary fiction. In fact, I hardly left any out(...)

The Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has appealed to unions representing Luas drivers and management at Transdev, the company that operates the service, to go back to the Labour Court to try and avoid a strike on Thursday and Friday.

(...) company if that contract is not honoured,” he said. “Other people who work in transport will be looking(...)

Aengus Shanahan has been missing from Limerick since 2000. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

(...) an employee of Dell in Castletroy, Limerick. After finishing work on the day he was last seen, Mr(...)

Remembering J Dilla

(...) warm, evocative instrumental snatches into the boom-bap, but you could recognise a Dilla piece of work(...)

Two men remain in custody on Wednesday in connection with the murder of Kenneth O’Brien (33) (left). Members of the Garda underwater unit who helped to recover Mr O’Brien’s torso from the Grand Canal in Co Kildare.

Australia last month. He had travelled to Australia to work while his partner and child remained in Dublin(...)