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Members of the Clew Bay Pipe Band on the Halpenny Bridge to announce details of the Trad Fest Temple Bar.Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

1. Man arrested after officer wounded in Belfast drive-by shooting A man aged 36 has been arrested after a policeman was shot in a drive-by attack (...)

Brendan Ogle, co-founder of Home Sweet Home, at Apollo House: “Government policy on housing is a joke. But the people are going to change it. It’s going to happen the way we beat water.”  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Home Sweet Home group will build a mass movement of citizens to change housing policy in the way the Right2Water campaign “beat” water charges, t(...)

Prince George meets US President Barack Obama at Kensington Palace in London on April 22nd, 2016. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Barack Obama will serve his last full day as US president on Thursday before his successor Donald Trump is sworn into office on Friday. Instead of sp(...)

Eugene Cernan was 82 when he died. Photograph: Nasa via AP
Obituary: Eugene A Cernan
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  • January 17, 2017, 17:53

Eugene A Cernan, the commander of the Apollo 17 lunar-landing mission in 1972 and the last human to walk on the moon, has died, aged 82. A ferocious (...)

The Home Sweet Home group left Apollo House on Thursday 12th January in compliance with a High Court order. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

An Irish-American millionaire who offered to buy Apollo House so it could continue to be used to accommodate homeless people would make the same offer(...)

Octavia Spencer in Hidden Figures

Space-race drama Hidden Figures – about a group of black female mathematicians who were instrumental in getting the Apollo missions off the ground – (...)

Apollo House should embolden not just activists in other sectors, but people inspired by activism. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

After Apollo House, after a large protest movement forced the Government to roll back on charging people for water, as the movement for women’s repro(...)

Irish-American telecoms entrepreneur Ken Peterson  reportedly offered to buy Apollo House for an estimated price of €7.5 million. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Might there be a happy ending to the Apollo House debacle after all? According to a report in the Sunday Independent, Irish-American telecoms entrepre(...)

Apollo raised $1.15 bilion last year to finance 67 aircraft through two asset-backed securitisations.

Aircraft financier Apollo Aviation increased assets under management by 42 per cent to $3.5 billion last year. The Dublin- and Miami-based company (...)

Apollo House on Thursday morning. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A former Fine Gael local election candidate has been criticised for suggesting that the residents of Apollo House should have all services cut off and(...)

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