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“Don’t make unnecessary journeys.” – Teresa Mannion, RTÉ

“I recognise no partition. I recognise it as no crime to be in my own country. I would be ashamed of my own name and my murdered husband’s name if I d(...)

Presenting Herself with a state-of-the-art electric fireplace.

In a corner of the Little Museum of Dublin, a tiny Sony Trinitron colour television plays a showreel of Irish cultural landmarks. There’s Sally O’Bri(...)

★★★★★ The theatrical centrepiece of Cork’s Midsummer Festival Sacrifice at Easter is billed as a creative collaboration between Pat Kiernan, Mel Me(...)

The Rua are, from left,  Jonathan, Roseanna and Alanna Brown. Their debut album, Essence, is out now.

New band The Rua say it’s handy having Aunt Rosemary (former Eurovision winner, Dana) around for inspiration and advice. “She has always been very s(...)

Derry Lindsay, who wrote All Kinds of Everything with Jackie Smith. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Up until recently, Wikipedia had stated that the writer of All Kinds of Everything was Phil Coulter, and if you asked anyone who the writer of that s(...)

Former model Mandy Rice-Davies has died after an illness at the age of 70. Rice-Davies was one of the main figures in the 1960s Profumo affair. Models and showgirls Mandy Rice-Davies, (centre, right), and Christine Keeler, (behind), surrounded by press photographers as they leave the Old Bailey during the trial of Dr Stephen Ward, a major figure in the Profumo Affair. Photograph: Evening Standard/Getty Images

Mandy Rice- Davies — one of the women at the centre of the Profumo affair which rocked Harold Macmillan’s Tory government in the 1960s and contributed(...)

John Brown claims the first alleged victim and her family have made up the claims because of a dispute over the ownership of a mutual business interest and to support defamation claims the alleged victim and her mother are filing against his sister Dana Rosemary Scallon, above. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Sex abuse claims against a brother of Eurovision winner Dana Rosemary Scallon were “malicious allegations” made up to destroy his credibility as a wit(...)

The court  heard how the brother of alleged sexual abuse discussed the allegations with Dana (above) at a Christian conference in the US where she was singing, two to three years after he had been told. He said: “I had a conversation with her and she told me God had forgiven him and I needed to forgive him.”  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A relative of a woman abused by John Brown has claimed the latter’s sister, Eurovision winner Dana Rosemary Scallon, told him at a Christian conferenc(...)

Dana Scallon had “known all along” about child sex abuse allegations against her brother John Brown despite publicly denying she knew anything about them, one of his alleged victims told an English court today. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Dana Scallon had “known all along” about child sex abuse allegations against her brother despite publicly denying she knew anything about them, one of(...)

 Senator Rónán Mullen and Senator Fergal Quinn in Navan shopping centre  canvassing for votes for Mr Mullen  in the European elections. Photograph: Alan Betson

“I’m not in anyone’s pocket,” says Senator Rónán Mullen to a couple in Navan shopping centre as he strives to get himself “more well known” among the (...)

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