More than 500 protesters in Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim, march in support of nurse-led services at St Patrick’s Community Hospital, which have been downgraded. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Seventy-three-year-old Kathleen Moran from Drumsna, Co Leitrim, regularly gets up at 4.30am. As a result, her husband, Patrick, who is also in his 70s(...)

Minister for Culture Jimmy Deenihan: Addressed an audience of 500 in Sydney. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan yesterday thanked Australia for providing employment for so many young Irish people in re(...)