A photograph of the People’s Democracy civil rights march from Belfast to Derry which was attacked at Burntollet Bridge. Photograph from the NUIG Boyle Archive

When a young Co Down student visited Detroit at the height of the US civil rights movement in the early 1970s, he was struck by the treatment of black(...)

Children are often fed up with sandwich bread and the same old fillings that remind them of school days. Think about colour to entice them, with their lunch boxes and the food you put in them. Photograph: Thinkstock

Last month Michelle Obama undertook yet again to fight attempts to delay enforcement of US school lunch nutrition standards. The Washington Post repor(...)

Facebook has become less trendy in recent years, as more parents send friend requests to their children, and competing social networks increasingly ho(...)

The average Irish man born in 1980 is now 1.76cm tall (5ft 9in).

Irish men are an average of 8cm or almost three and a half inches taller than they were a century ago, according to new research. The phenomenon of ea(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Government Ministers, Opposition members and NGO representatives at the Yes for Children campaign bus at Government Buildings. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A British professor of government has told the High Court he believes information provided unlawfully by the Irish Government to citizens in th(...)