Independent Senator Katherine Zappone: Confessed herself “emotional from the top all the way down to my toes”. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former nun Ann Louise Gilligan accepted an impromptu wedding proposal from her partner Senator Katherine Zappone after she popped the question during (...)

Teresa O’Flanagan taking part in a anti-water charge protest march at Jobstown, Co. Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Kids’ face-painting, live music and free soft drinks were among the attractions at an anti-water charges protest in Jobstown, west Dublin today.Organi(...)

Uzo Abuda receiving the “Spirit of Africa” award at a charity gala in New York this weekend.

Uzo Abuda, who plays Suzanne “Crazy Eyes” Warren in Netflix hit Orange is the New Black has praised an Irish development agency’s work with rural poor(...)

A protester blocking the exit is pushed aside as the Taoiseach’s car leaves the Mansion House, in Dublin. Photograph; Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Opposition to waters charges continued today outside the Mansion House in Dublin where demonstrators mounted a protest as Taoiseach Enda Kenny atte(...)

  The first day of the web summit at the RDS in Dublin

Corporate teams that include women outperform those that do not on the group intelligence scale, according to the chief executive of a company commit(...)

Help at hand: playing with sick children is a kind of philanthropy. Photograph: Image Source/Getty

Every Monday morning Oonagh Manning, who is 76 but comes across as half that age, gets into her car and drives the 100 or so kilometres from her home,(...)