Ronnie Conlon campaigning for accessibility in Galway City. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Time was when the job of a young garda might involve sourcing fuel to heat the local station in winter. Ronnie Conlon was one such willing recruit, ba(...)

Irish clerical child abuse survivor Mark Vincent Healy (54) told Pope Francis (above) of his concerns about rates of self-harm and suicide among survivors during a meeting in the Vatican today.  Photograph: Nicola Lanese/EPA.

The second Irish clerical child abuse survivor to meet Pope Francis this morning was Dubliner Mark Vincent Healy (54). The meeting lasted for approxim(...)

“I love pop music. When that realisation hit, I started working on the idea of making tune that would sound amazing on radio”

On St Patrick’s Day, Daithí Ó Drónaí performed a gig in Dublin’s Mansion House on the same bill as Martin Hayes. Both are fiddle players from (...)

Fr Seán Farragher: filled his filled his years working as a priest, teacher, writer, historian and student of fine arts.

Seán Farragher, who has died aged 91, was a true Renaissance man. He filled his filled his years working as a priest, a teacher, a writer and historia(...)

Seán Hogan joined The Irish Times in the early 1970s and had “a productive life and a full life”, Fr Jack Meade said in his homily.

CONOR KANE The former letters editor of The Irish Times, Seán Hogan, was buried yesterday in his native Cashel. His brother, Frank Hogan, told mourner(...)

Obituary: Enda Marren
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  • March 16, 2013, 06:00

Born: December 10th, 1934 Died: March 8th, 2013 When Garret FitzGerald set out to revitalise and modernise Fine Gael after succeed(...)