In 2000, Kathleen Snavely donated $1 million to Syracuse University’s school of management in memory of her first husband. Photograph: Syracuse University archives

Kathleen Snavely February 16th, 1902 - July 6th, 2015 113 years, 140 days Kathleen Snavely (née Hayes) was born in Feakle, Co Clare. Her father was (...)

The moving statue at Ballinspittle, Co Cork in 1985. File photograph: Jack McManus/The Irish Times

Apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the grotto in Mount Melleray, Co Waterford, 30 years ago in August 1985 are being marked by evening prayers and proc(...)

A lack of stringent control

Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda is once again in the news. This time it doesn’t arise from overcrowded emergency services or the use of inapp(...)

A section of the ‘Saint Francis Xavier preaching in the Orient’ window from Harry Clarke Studios which sold for €31,000 at an auction on Tuesday night. Photograph: Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.

An un-named Jesuit priest was the top bidder in a fiercely-contested auction on Tuesday night of stained glass church windows made by the renowned (...)

A collection of stained glass windows from the Harry Clarke Studios has come to light and is to be sold at auction. Photographs supplied by Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.

A collection of stained glass church windows from Dublin’s renowned Harry Clarke studio has come to light and is to be sold at auction later this mon(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

“The Pashley PDQ is a lot more comfortable than conventional diamond-framed bikes,” says Andrew Robinson.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Andrew Robinson Andrew Robinson, the self-titled Recumbentman, is a familiar sight in Ranelagh and Donnybrook: a distinguished, tweed-wearing, bearded(...)

A Meath man who killed a 77-year-old woman when he knocked her down as she was crossing the road has been ordered to perform community service in lieu of a jail term. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

A Meath man who killed a 77-year-old woman when he knocked her down as she was crossing the road has been ordered to perform community service in lieu(...)

A clinical director at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda, has defended the rate of breech births at the facility following the release of an audit instigated after the death of a baby in 2013. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

A clinical director at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda has defended the rate of breech births at the facility following the release of an aud(...)

Avril Buttle and Julie Patterson with their Gaisce medals. President  Michael D Higgins said the stories of those who won awards were “so rich, diverse and valuable”. Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Europe’s greatest challenge is its young people given the extent of youth unemployment across the continent, President Michael D Higgins has said. M(...)