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Thousands of Siptu members in State-funded organisations providing health and social care have deferred a one-day strike in a dispute over pay restoration.

A planned strike by more than 5,000 staff working in State-funding voluntary bodies providing health and social services, which was scheduled to go ah(...)

Brian Heffernan receives his award as best individual volunteer from the award sponsor Conor Foley of IIBN,  with nominator Guy Bolongaro (left)

A man who upcycles furniture for Irish people in London, a care in the community group that visits vulnerable and housebound members of the Irish comm(...)

Brian Carr, chair of the Glenties Community Group, said ‘some locals feel a grievance.’ Photograph: Google

Residents in the Co Donegal town of Glenties are divided over plans for a local nightclub to open at one minute past midnight on St Stephen’s Day. Br(...)

Efforts to provide greater choice for parents have proven slow and divisive. Photograph: Getty Images

The State is to lease a primary school that had been on verge of closure from the Catholic Church and re-open it as a multi-denominational school. Th(...)

Robbie Keane has won the International Person of the Year award. Photograph: Eric Luke

Robbie Keane has been named International Person of the Year at this year’s People of the Year Awards in recognition of his “inspirational service, le(...)