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Former president Mary McAleese  will take part in a public conversation with renowned American Benedictine nun Sr Joan Chittister at Trinity College Dublin in November. File photograph: Naoise Culhane

Former president Mary McAleese is to be presented with one of the most prestigious prizes in the Catholic world for her 500,000-word doctoral thesis o(...)

Marie Daly: ‘I had been driving when my son was picking up his results and told him not to ring or text me in case I crashed the car’

After weeks of relative calm since the exams ended, the nervous energy levels ratcheted up again. The undercurrent of worry and whining was replaced b(...)

‘M’, a Yazidi teen who was sold seven times among the Islamic State fighters who used her as a sex slave, weeps at parting from relatives en route to a resettlement program in Germany, at a camp near Dohuk, Iraq. Photograph: Lynsey Addario/The New York Times

Locked inside a room where the only furniture was a bed, the 16-year-old learned to fear the sunset, because nightfall started the countdown to her n(...)

On a sunny day, a visit to Greystones can feel like you’re on holidays. Indeed since the investment in the marina, Kay Desmond at Brooke & Shoa(...)

Songwriter Gerry Goffin poses at the BMI’s 60th annual Pop Music Awards in Beverly Hills, California on  May 15th, 2012. Photograph: Fred Prouser/Reuters

Gerry Goffin, the prolific and multi-dimensional lyricist who with then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King wrote hits such as Will You Love Me T(...)

X Factor judge Louis Walsh’s entertainment firm slipped into the red last year to record a loss of €53,234.Figures just lodged with the Companies Regi(...)

One morning about 20 years ago, I stood in my kitchen and watched one of my children as he lay on his stomach on the floor, playing with his toy cars.(...)