Mary Daly

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 ‘Class and ideology have clearly always been central to Irish housing policy.’ Photograph: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

On April 29th, 1949, Timothy Murphy, the Labour Party minister for local government, died suddenly while he was addressing an interparty meeting in Fe(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen, who was conferred an honorary degree by the National University of Ireland, with former taoiseach Bertie Ahern after the conferring ceremony. Photograph: Alan Betson

The founding president of University of Limerick (UL) plans to hand back his honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland (NUI) in prote(...)

President Michael D Higgins (centre) with  his wife Sabina (far right) and  Mayor of Galway Noel Larkin (left) and atlas co-authors Paul Walsh and Jacinta Prunty at the launch the Irish Historic Towns Atlas of Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Language used to depict Europe’s current migrant crisis was once applied to survivors of the Great Famine in Ireland, President Michael D Higgins has(...)

Mary Daly was hanged in Tullamore gaol in January 1903 for the murder of her husband John Daly. Photograph: Google maps

John Daly Jr knew there was a man in the house. The man, a neighbour who lived about 300 yards away, was sitting beside the fire with John’s mother. (...)

 An event marking the centenary of the 1916 Rising. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Historians involved in advising the decade of centenaries “point blank” refused a Government request to use the Northern Ireland peace process as a fr(...)

A major report to be published soon on the future of third-level funding will lean heavily on an income-contingent loan scheme as the only realistic option of funding the system. File photograph: Getty Images

The prospects of a student loan scheme for third-level education have sharply receded after Minister for Education Richard Bruton said any changes mus(...)

Croke Park during the performance of ‘Aiséirí’, a pageant commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Rising, on April 24th 1966. Photograph: RTÉ Stills Library

For those making their way to Jones’s Road for the National Football League finals on Sunday, Croke Park is promising to serve up a day out with a dif(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin performs the washing of the feet ceremony at Dublin’s Pro-Cathedral. Pope Francis said in January the Holy Thursday ritual should no longer be limited to men and boys. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Unitarian Church on St Stephen’s Green in Dublin will hold separate services today to commemorate the dead of 1916 and the Northern Ireland confli(...)

Members of the Defence Forces during the first major event in Ireland to mark the centenary of the 1916 Rising, at Dublin Castle, January 1st, 2016. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Two of the main churches in Ireland have organised seminars on the centenary events of 2016 to take place later this month in Dublin, Belfast, and Cor(...)

New figures  show there is a drop of 2 per cent in the number of mature applicants (those over 23) through the CAO. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A new tax relief should be introduced for part-time students as an equity measure and to help reverse the fall in postgraduate enrolments in higher (...)

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