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Girl: Victor Polster as Lara

Lukas Dhont’s film Girl, which won the Caméra d’Or at Cannes, is inspired by the dancer Nora Monsecour. They’re happy with it. Why aren’t others? (...)

In the 1990s, the Limerick-based mother of four founded the organisation, Mothers Working at Home as a support network for housewives who felt isolated and ignored by politicians and the media.

Nora Bennis Born: November 11th, 1940 Died: February 11th, 2019 Nora Bennis, the prominent anti-abortion and anti-divorce camapaigner died in Univ(...)

Irish romance: Tristan and Isolde in a 1902 painting by Edmund Leighton

From Dublin to Cork to Wicklow, follow in some famous footsteps and visit the sites of Ireland’s greatest love stories. As befits the count(...)

The remains of actor Jer O’Leary, being carried out of the Church of St. Agatha’s. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Actor, activist, artist, raconteur, orator, and trade unionist Jer O’Leary (73), who died in Dublin on St Stephen’s Day, had a favourite quotation: “I(...)

Nora Hyland (31) died on an operating table at the National Maternity Hospital on February 13th, 2012.

The husband and son of a woman who died at the National Maternity Hospital hours after undergoing an emergency caesarean section have secured a €650,0(...)

Students at fee-paying colleges benefit from smaller class sizes. Photograph: iStock

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Open day: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019, at York Street and St Stephen’s Green campuses Web: rcsi.com Located (...)

Waterford Rose Kirsten Mate Maher is crowned the 2018 International Rose of Tralee. Photograph:  Domnick Walsh

Every year I watch the Rose of Tralee I am left with that uncomfortable, disempowered feeling of disappointment. Disappointed that it hasn’t changed,(...)

Jack White’s Inn outside Arklow, where Tom Nevin was killed in 1996. File photograph: Eric Luke

The hearing of a Supreme Court appeal over a dispute relating to the estate of publican Tom Nevin, whose late wife Catherine Nevin was convicted of hi(...)

Lucia Joyce: Samuel Beckett kept a photograph of her in her silver fish costume. Photograph: Berenice Abbott/Getty

Lucia Joyce, born to James Joyce and Nora Barnacle in Trieste in 1907, has captured the imagination of many writers and artists as tragic muse. Film-m(...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes and Junior Entrepreneur Programme chairman Jerry Kennelly meet Ava Crowe and award winners Gaelscoil an Inbhir Mhóir at the RDS.

An Irish/English bilingual board game has picked up the main prize at this year’s junior entrepreneur awards. It was created by a group of 10- and 11-(...)

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