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 Pádraig Ó hUiginn, pictured in 2000, served as secretary-general at the department of the taoiseach during times of significant political turbulence. Photograph: Peter Thursfield

Uiginn died on Wednesday “joyously, still optimistic and telling stories”, according to his death notice. Mr(...)

 Somali-born Irishwoman Ifrah Ahmed  is working alongside  the London-based Global Media Campaign Against FGM to combat the practice in Somalia. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

The authorities in Somalia have said they will prosecute those responsible for the death of a 10(...)

The man died in hospital  following a 20ft fall in Co Meath

Four men have been charged with the death of a Romanian man who died following a 20ft fall in Co(...)

Dayna Kearney is to go on trial for dangerous driving causing deaths.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

The driver of a car in which four young women were killed near Athy, Co Kildare, in January 2015 is to be tried in July in connection with their death(...)

Sgt Gabriel McLoughlin, a Garda PSV Inspector, replying to the Coroner for Mayo, Patrick O’Connor, said there is no requirement at the moment for roll bars to be fitted on quad units, but agreed there should be. File photograph: iStockPhoto

(...) into the death of Michael Anthony (Tony) O’Malley. Mr O’Malley (67), a former employee of Mayo County(...)

Former ‘Guardian’ editor Peter Preston, described by his successor Alan Rusbridger as a gritty and dogged innovator. Photograph: Ben Gurr/Times/PA Wire

(...) innovator who did not seek the company of politicians. He tweeted: “V sad to learn of death of PJPrest. A(...)

Firemen at the Connemara Lake Hotel, Oughterard, Co Galway, following the death of a woman. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

(...) caused the woman’s death. A Garda forensic crew then carried out an extensive examination of the building(...)

Sanita Zarina at home in Longford with a picture of her daughter, Dace.  'I can’t get back my daughter,' she says. 'I can’t get back a future with her. I can’t get grandchildren from her.' Photograph: Peter Murtagh

The last time Sanita Zarina saw her daughter, she was dead. But even in death, the only part of 22(...)

Francis  Loughney  died at Mayo University Hospital a day after being referred there by Foxford-based GP Dr Tomás O’Ceallaigh

A coroner has returned a verdict of death from natural causes on a 72-year-old resident of a HSE(...)

‘Previous generations, though just as loving and as full of grief when tragedy struck, had ways of understanding suffering that enabled them to bear it.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

(...) pathological to dwell on death This is not a eulogy. I could not emulate or reach the standard of what was(...)

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