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Indian painter Jagjot Singh Rubal touches up his painting of Prince Harry (L) and Meghan Markle ahead of their royal wedding. Photograph: Arinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images

On Saturday, Prince Harry will marry American TV star Meghan Markle in Windsor. Yes, yes, we know you knew that – but did you know who’s walking Megh(...)

Mick Jagger was a surprise guest at the third day of the test cricket match between Ireland and Pakistan at Malahide on Sunday. Photograph: INPHO/Oisin Keniry

The Rolling Stones arrived into Dublin on Sunday evening in timely fashion for their concert on Thursday at Croke Park. Barely had their private jet (...)

All four had pleaded guilty to possessing over €50,000 worth of cocaine for sale or supply. Photograph: Getty Images

An Irish gang caught operating an elaborate cocaine extraction laboratory in west Cork have been given jail terms varying from 12 years to five years.(...)

Clongowes Wood College:  its  numbers have climbed to 450 students, the highest in more than 200 years. Photograph:  Peter Thursfield

Many boarding schools say student numbers are on the rise because parents do not want their children to be “hunched over screens” in their bedrooms, a(...)

Nicole Dickerson, a sixth-year boarding student at St Columba’s in Dublin. “There is a great support system here because we are surrounded by friends,” she says. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Not so long ago, things were looking bleak for boarding schools: student numbers were falling, Government funding for private education was being cut (...)

Say cheese! No, don’t: Ruby Harris Pope follows the rules for a baby’s passport photograph: No sleeping, smiling or sobbing. And definitely no drooling.

“Oh you’ve left it awful late,” strangers in the park say when I tell them I’m getting ready to apply for my four-month-old girl’s first passport ahea(...)

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and their newborn son outside the Lindo Wing at St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington, London. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA

Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge has given birth to a son weighing 8lbs 7oz, Kensington Palace has announced. Kate, the wife of Britain’s prince Willia(...)

The Gloaming Live at the National Concert Hall in March 2018. Photograph: York Tillyer

The Late Late Show Friday, RTÉ One, 9.35pm Rock star and charity campaigner Bob Geldof leads the names joining Ryan Tubridy on Good Friday’s Late La(...)

An Bord Pleanála overturned the council’s ruling on the grounds the proposed hostel would “contribute positively to the animation of the area and will provide an active use in itself”.

A firm trading as Abbey Limited has secured planning for a nine-storey, 560-bed tourism hostel on Abbey Street in Dublin. The development will see th(...)

Anja Bakker hopes to get to meet Pope Francis and set out her views on how women are treated around the world.

Hannibal did it over 2,000 years ago with an army and elephants but now an adopted Irish woman is about to cross the Alps and march to Rome with a har(...)

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