Dana

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St Joseph’s Home, Termonbacca, in Derry. The inquiry into historical institutional abuse at this and another Derry home began in January. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Three former residents at two Derry homes run by the Sisters of Nazareth have spoken positively at the North’s historical abuse inquiry about the care(...)

Monstrous: Peter Coonan as Fran in the opening episode of the new series of ‘Love/Hate’

The opening scene of the new series of Love/Hate (RTÉ One, Sunday) was one of the best in a strong episode: it succinctly showed the strengths of the (...)

Diana Nyad emerges from the Atlantic Ocean after completing her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida. Nyad (64) is the first swimmer to make the swim through the Florida Straits from Cuba to the Florida Keys without the security of a shark cage. This was her fifth attempt at the approximately 110-mile swim. Photograph:  Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau/Getty Images

American 64-year-old long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad became the first person to swim across the Florida Straits from Cuba without a shark cage las(...)

When Dana took to the stage to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest in Amsterdam in 1970, she wore a pretty white dress with a Celt(...)

Winner: Dana celebrates after winning the 1970 competition, in Amsterdam. Photograph: Keystone/Getty

On May 20th, 2008, in Belgrade during the first semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest, the Irish entry was booed off the stage. At the end o(...)

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