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Hina Khan, an artist from Pakistan, who moved to Ireland with her family in 2015, at home in Kinsale, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/ Provision

In June 2018 Hina Khan spent a month living in a fire station. The Pakistani artist had been in Ireland three years when she was given the opportunity(...)

The role of butterflies as indicators of healthy habitats, and as useful pollinators, is only beginning to be generally appreciated.

“Mysterious and little-known organisms live within walking distance of where you sit. Splendour awaits . . ” EO Wilson, who first published the term (...)

Andy Ring and George Clooney at the five star hotel in Ballyfin, Co Laois. Photograph:  Facebook/Abbeyleix Tourism and Marketing Group

The Hollywood actor George Clooney, his wife Amal and two children have spent a number of days in Co Laois getting to know his Irish relatives. They (...)

Prince Charles lays a wreath to the dead of the 1916 Easter Rising during a visit to Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin Ireland on Friday. Photograph:   Aidan Crawley/EPA

Prince Charles has laid wreaths in honour of the Irish and British people who died in the first and second World Wars and in the Easter Rising at Glas(...)

The Rotunda’s chief librarian Anne O’Byrne prepares for the exhibition. “All of human life was here,” she says. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Easter Monday, 1916. As the bullets ricocheted between the pillars of the GPO on O’Connell Street, you could hear the screaming. No one had been shot(...)

Resolve. Fortitude. Stoicism. If ever there was a gardener who served as a poster boy for such qualities, it was the late Koichi Itoh, the Japanese (...)

Laura Whelan and Colm Hand Laura (30), from Shankill and Colm (29), from Cabinteely, met in the RTÉ newsroom where she works as a reporter and (...)

The former Garda station in Inistioge, Co Kilkenny, sold for €132,000 at an auction in Kilkenny

Rural Garda stations may no longer be of service to the State but they appear to have growing appeal for home buyers and community groups around th(...)

While I’m not sure why it should be so, I think it would be fair to say that champion vegetable growing has traditionally been a peculiarly male pu(...)

First Ireland owns brands like O’Mara’s Irish country cream, Feeney’s Irish cream liqueur and Dubliner Irish whiskey, and sells into 35 markets worldwide.

UK drinks distributor Quintessential Brands is to invest €4 million in its First Ireland subsidiary, which makes a range of Irish cream liqueurs to ri(...)

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