“If you’re hungry and you want to get something quick I think it’s great that there are other options there and you’re not only limited to crisps and things.”

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Yes to . . . cacti, the lazy person’s houseplant solution

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Seán Mac Diarmada was executed at dawn on May 12th, 1916.

Seán MacDiarmada’s grandniece was in Kiltyclogher, Co Leitrim on Wednesday as local people prepared for a candlelit vigil to mark the centenary of his(...)

Apple has agreed to pay musicians for songs played on its new music streaming service after pop star Taylor Swift threatened to boycott it in a row over royalties. Photograph:  Ian West/PA Wire

Apple has agreed to pay musicians for songs played on its new music streaming service after pop star Taylor Swift threatened to boycott it in a row ov(...)

“I kind of do the work as opposed to saying what I want to be.” Frances Fitzgerald, Minister for Justice, visiting the Learning for Life centre in Esker Hill, Lucan. Photograph: Alan Betson

‘She does ‘mumsy’ well”, murmurs an observer, watching the local TD and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald, drive off after declari(...)

Ronan’s got a black eye. It’s a beauty as well. It’s not only black? The thing is swollen to, like, the size of a golf ball and I’d be pretty surpr(...)