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Alice Kennedy ‘worked tirelessly for others in her adoptive city, with the interests of the most vulnerable closest to her  heart’.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Alice Kennedy of the Irish Pensioners Choir about to go on stage at the London St Patrick’s Festival, Trafalgar Square, in 2014. Photograph: Malcolm McNally

Seamus Culleton says the hardest part about losing his sister Alice earlier this month was that none of their family could be with her in her final mo(...)

Alice Kennedy of the Irish Pensioners Choir about to go on stage at the London St Patrick’s Festival, Trafalgar Square,  March 6th,  2014.  Photograph: Malcolm McNally

Tributes have been paid to Alice Kennedy, chair of the Irish Elderly Advice Network in London, who has died from coronavirus. The 83-year-old, who wa(...)

Family fun in St Dominic’s Park, Drogheda,  1-5pm, Monday

Bray International Jazz Festival, Co Wicklow, May 3-6 One of Ireland’s most established jazz festivals, this four-day event turns the north Wicklow s(...)

Rejoining  the Slieve Bloom Way, I encounter a stream known locally as Purcell’s Brook and  a beguiling little weir.

An economist is once reputed to have remarked, “I know this works in practice, but my worry is, will it work in theory?” He might have been referrin(...)

Jumping from the Samuel Beckett Bridge in Dublin’s Docklands during warm weather in June 2014.Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Ireland had one of its warmest years in history last year with average temperatures just 0.2 degrees below the record set in 2007. An average temperat(...)