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Margaret Burke Sheridan and director Vincenzo Bellezza in London by Erich Salomon in 1938. Photograph: Wikimedia Commons

“Miss Sheridan is Irish. But either by instinct or by luck, she sings like an Italian.” This, from a Milan Review of Margaret Burke Sheridan’s 1919 de(...)

Mr Justice Peter Kelly, making the orders in the High Court, noted the report from the  fitness to practice committee  of the Dental Council  was “as unhappy a report as I’ve ever read” from such a committee.

A dentist who supplied a potentially harmful product to 12 patients in 2014 for use as a mouthwash and to treat gum disease, when it was not licensed(...)

Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara, who won more than €115 million in 2005. Photograph: Frank Miller

Somewhere in Ireland this morning, somebody woke up with the country’s biggest ever lottery win of €175 million. February’s Euromillions windfall is (...)

Gardaí are investigating the alleged rape over the Christmas period of a young woman in Castlebar, Co Mayo. An investigation began after the woman, (...)

Susannah Butler  (third from right) enjoying a day trip to the medieval village of Pérouges, close to Lyon, with friends Karen, Vaia and Heather
Welcome to my place ... Lyon
  • Abroad
  • October 21, 2018, 08:00

Susannah Butler, originally from Castlebar, Co Mayo, first arrived in Lyon three years ago. She is a teacher in an international school, as is her hus(...)

 Vice Admiral Mark Mellett, Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces, and Lt Col Colm Ó Luasa at the annual conference in Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The head of the Defence Forces has sought to make a verbal submission to the Public Sector Pay Commission because of the seriousness of the military p(...)

The prisoner escaped on foot after being brought to Mayo University Hospital for a medical appointment. Photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí have issued an appeal to the public to report any sightings of a man who escaped from the custody of the Irish Prison Service in Castlebar, Co.(...)

A short holiday at home is the perfect way to spend the last days of summer. Photograph: iStock
Have an August adventure

There’s nothing as depressing for kids as trying on new school uniforms in summer, so how about schools of a different kind? A boat trip from Dolphinw(...)

 Fr Tony Flannery who chaired the Association of Catholic Priests’  public regional meeting in Tuam, Co Galway, ahead of the Papal visit. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Pope Francis has been urged to avoid being “treated like a celebrity”, and to apologise to all those mistreated in the Magdalene laundries, mother an(...)

Flies were found in food businesses by Food Safety Authority inspectors in June.  Photograph: Getty

A high volume of live and dead flies in one premises, grease dripping from an extraction canopy onto a dishwasher in another, “unidentifiable dirt” on(...)

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