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A man  lays flowers this week at a shrine in Tuam, Co Galway, erected in memory of up to 800 children  buried at the site of the mother and baby home there. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty

The women and children who suffered in mother and baby homes were “abandoned by their church”, a Cork priest has said during Sunday Mass. Fr Colin D(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Lieut Peter Ames

MORNING Lieutenant Peter Ames (32): Ames was born into a wealthy American family in Pennsylvania. He moved to London in 1912, joined the Grenadier G(...)

Northwest Passage, a painting by W Thomas Smith. Photograph: Ullstein Bild via Getty Images

The towns of Banbridge, Dundalk and Wexford are the birthplaces of three of the legendary figures in the history of Arctic exploration – Francis Crozi(...)

Father-of-two Rene Miko (22) formerly of Place de Plouzane, Kilrush, Co Clare has pleaded guilty to the sexual assault of the teenager at a house on October 9th/10th 2015. File photograph: Eamon Ward

A Co Clare teenage girl only realised that she had been the victim of a sex assault when sent a video clip via Facebook of the assault the following d(...)

At Tuam the fifth interim report found that scientific analysis on underground chambers  'suggests that at least some of the chambers in which human remains were found were at some stage used to receive sewage'.

Publication of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation’s final report could be delayed due to its exceptional length The document is on(...)

Rene Miko of Place de Plouzane, Kilrush, Co Clare,  pleaded guilty to drink driving and dangerous driving causing death at at Ennis Circuit Court.

A motorist was three times over the drink drive limit when he drove at 120km/h in a built up area of Ennis before he struck a pedestrian on a footpath(...)

Karl ‘Gobble’ Haugh: stabbed in Kilkee

A Clare man who admitted stabbing another male in the back during a row has been acquitted of murder but convicted of manslaughter. Robbie Walsh (23)(...)

The Swiss Cottage outside Cahir, Co Tipperary, is a fairy-book cottage orné with a curving thatched roof, ideal for a family excursion.

Ireland is fortunate to have so many architectural remains of our ancestors surviving still in the landscape, stretching right back to when we first s(...)

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