Thomas Hoban and Leane McDermott, from Newbridge, Co Kildare. Photograph: by Cody Glenn/Sportsfile

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Dubious pleasures a-plenty in the Trailer Park.Photograph: Dave Meehan

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Senator Fintan Warfield said many teachers had expressed their fears about the narrow confines of the syllabus.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

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Thisispopbaby’s production ‘Riot’. “It is not blindly optimistic. It places resistance and egalitarianism front and centre.”

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RTÉ’s Caitriona Perry during Donald Trump’s phone call with Leo Varadkar RTÉ’s Caitriona Perry during Donald Trump’s phone call with Leo Varadkar

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Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Katherine Zappone:  “This is a wake-up call for young people, campaigners and politicians gathering for Pride that our work is not over,” said Ms Zappone.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Members of the LGBTI+ community continue to be subjected to bullying, harassment and discrimination in Irish society despite the progress of recent ye(...)

Father’s Day: Ollie Clerkin in 1975. The pipe wasn’t an affectation, but the rest of it – the GAA kneel, the flexed arm, the ever-so-slight hint of a smirk – is surely a put-on

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Body and Soul takes place on June 23rd to 25th at Ballinlough Castle, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Allen Kiely

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Sisters of Charity: the Minister for Health says the order will have no influence on medical care when the National Maternity Hospital moves to its St Vincent’s campus. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

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Much of Amanda Palmer’s work is fan-funded.

In the latest episode of The Women’s Podcast, musician, writer, performer, and original music industry disrupter, Amanda Palmer speaks to Irish Times (...)