Fr Michael Bergin SJ: died 100 years ago this month

Fr Michael Bergin SJ was the very picture of an Australian war hero. In a portrait from his days as army chaplain, he wears that country’s archetypal (...)

Ryan McVeigh appeared at Letterkenny District Court on Wednesday.

A man who led gardaí on a 22km chase across Donegal reaching speeds of up to 160km/h has been jailed for four months. Ryan McVeigh appeared at Letter(...)

There is strong evidence of the beneficial impact of the HPV vaccine for women’s health in countries that have had high uptake rates, Minister for Health Simon Harris has said. Photograph:  Getty Images.

There is strong evidence of the beneficial impact of the HPV vaccine for women’s health in countries that have had high uptake rates, Minister for Hea(...)

Thousands of students are marching through the capital this afternoon to voice their opposition to student loan scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Any new funding model for third-level education should not involve UK or US-style student loans, Minister of State for higher education Mary Mitchell (...)

“Party Food to Share”:  suggestions for breakfast and brunch parties, lunch, dinner, and special occasion feasts, all focusing on sharable    platters

Party in the Italian style Irish chef Mark Moriarty headed to Melbourne, Australia, last January to further his culinary education when his role as S(...)

Niall Gibbons CEO of Tourism Ireland: will travel to the UK next week to meet industry counterparts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland’s post-Brexit appeal as a destination for UK tourists continues to fade, with latest figures showing a further drop in numbers. The figures h(...)

Robert  Curgenven in St Stephen’s Cathedral in Vienna, Austria

When you enter CIT’s Wandesford Quay gallery in Cork, there is a maze made of black fabric. Inside the maze, voices speak over one another: tongue-twi(...)

Gambling man: Dermot Griffin, chief executive of National Lottery. Photograph: Tom Honan

Halfway through my interview with the National Lottery boss, Dermot Griffin, I ask if he thinks playing the Lotto is gambling. It’s a loaded question (...)

Jakob Zitzow and Natasha Talos moved to Ireland in September 2017.

As new figures from the Central Statistics Office reveal that 84,600 people immigrated into Ireland in the 12 months to April 2017, the highest figure(...)

Patricia Noonan with her husband Philip, and sons Shay (7) and PJ (11)

Patricia Noonan and her husband Philip never intended to stay in Australia forever. After he lost his job in 2012, they moved with their two boys to M(...)