Micheal Baron (left) founder of Belong with his husband Jamie Nanci at North Strand polling station. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Orla Howard and Grainne Courtney For a long time, says Orla Howard, she has pictured “walking up the hill, as a family, to the polling station.” Orla (...)

 Ursula Halligan:  ‘I can’t believe I’m doing this. I  can’t believe I’m telling everyone I’m 54.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 0:37

Nobody was thinking of the chickens yesterday. Waving their optimistic little wings from the corner. Begging to be counted. But universally shunned.Th(...)

Una Davis her son Michael and his partner Georgina arrive at the funeral service of her husband  Derek Davis in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Grief has a way of making you feel very old and very young at the same time. So said Seán Davis at his father’s funeral in Dublin on Monday afternoon.(...)

Dingle marine biologist Kevin Flannery examines the Bearcat fish which resides in the Artic region. Mr Flannery has been awarded with an honorary MSc from UCC for his work on Irish marine life. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

He is more often seen holding some bug-eyed denizen of the deep, but on Thursday Kevin Flannery exchanged the pier-side for academia to accept an hono(...)

Mrs Brown’s Boys triumphed once again in the Christmas ratings in Ireland as it had also done in Britain.

Mrs Brown’s Boys triumphed once again in the Christmas ratings in Ireland as it had also done in Britain. The Mrs Brown’s Boys Christmas special on RT(...)

May 3rd, 1916: Bomb damage in Dublin following the Easter Rising. Photograph:  Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

More than 100 relatives of 1916 combatants met in Dublin yesterday to formalise a pressure group to lobby for inclusion and consultation on the Easter(...)

This lovely Victorian villa dating from 1860 has been home to visual arts educator Una Kelly and production manager John Kennedy for 21 years. (...)

The Central Park site in south Dublin: the largest single property asset to be offered for sale by Nama. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Nama has reportedly drawn up a shortlist of five potential buyers for its Central Park site in south Dublin, the largest single property asset to be o(...)

 Attending the launch of the Stuart Mangan Scholarship in UL  were  his brother  Keith Mangan, who is acting as a mentor, father  Brian Mangan and  former international  Keith Wood, also a mentor. Photograph: Alan Place

A university scholarship to support a paralysed student has been set up in memory of a Cork man who suffered a devastating spinal injury while play(...)

Michael’s been meditating for years. He’s one of a number of people I asked about the difference mindfulness has made to their lives.“I’m too sensitiv(...)