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Five great grand nephews of  Michael Walsh at Glasnevin cemetery, Dublin with a display case containing his Purple Heart medal. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

One hundred years after he was killed in France in one of the final offensives of the first World War, Mayo man Private Michael Walsh has posthumously(...)

A man sleeps in the shade in the Phoenix Park in  Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Ireland’s heatwave appears to have passed its peak but temperatures were still expected to rise to between 25 and 28 degrees in most places on Saturda(...)

The attraction of cycling is not only for people retiring from other sports, but also for those seeking an outlet where they can push themselves physically and mentally but relatively safely. Photograph: iStock

Bags of nuts – check. Overshoes – check. Energy bars – check. Sunglasses – check. Sun cream – check. Wind/rain jackets – check. Large tub of “chamois”(...)

 Minister for Education Richard Bruton: this new process has ‘the potential to change the course of education in Ireland by providing a system which reflects the changing needs of families’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Parents are to be polled over the coming weeks on whether they want multi-denominational patrons to take over the running of Catholic schools. The mo(...)

The law no longer requires a homeowner to retreat from a burglar, and extends to lands immediately around a dwelling

The acquittal of Martin Keenan (20) for the murder of an intruder he found on his property is the first case of its kind since new laws were introduce(...)

Rosemary Horan

New Census 2016 statistics released this week showed more and more people are travelling long distances and taking longer to commute to work. In the l(...)

A female garda suffered a fractured wrist and a male garda received facial injuries during the incident in Aylward Green about 1.50am.

Two gardaí were injured after they were attacked in Finglas in Dublin on Monday morning. A female garda suffered a fractured wrist and a male garda (...)

Cnoc na dTobar mountain towers above Cahersiveen, and has been a sacred site since the pagan Lúghnasa festival was celebrated on its  summit

Until recently Irish people wishing to enjoy the serene delight of pilgrim walking were obliged to first undertake the penitential exercise of negotia(...)

Leaving Cert student  Carla Warde, from Foxford, Co Mayo and fifth-year pupil Ciaran Flanagan, from Claremorris, Co Mayo, who enjoy coding and have received awards for their coding projects. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

“If you don’t understand how what you are using is built and what’s behind it, it’s the difference between technology controlling us and us controllin(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny chats to President Michael D Higgins at the Easter Sunday commemoration ceremony and parade from O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

The Easter Sunday centenary commemoration at the GPO was told the “short lives and big dreams” of the men, women and children of 1916 “extended the ho(...)

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