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Poet Mary Oliver, with her dog Ricky, at her home in Hobe Sound, Florida in 2013. Photograph: Angel Valentine/The New York Times

Mary Oliver, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet whose work, with its plain language and minute attention to the natural world, drew a wide following while (...)

Federal employees, contractors, and supporters rally to demand that President Donald Trump and the Senate re-open the government. Photograph: Leigh Vogel/The New York Times

US president Donald Trump has been urged to reschedule the annual state of the union address because of the ongoing government shutdown, which entered(...)

Ryan Tubridy obliterates the competition in a preview image from ‘The Late Late Toy Show’ of 2014, the most-watched programme on Irish television this century. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

As a television extravaganza, The Late Late Toy Show scores top marks. Not only was last November’s show, with an audience of 1.55 million, the most-(...)

Tubridy’s triumph: ‘The Late Late Toy Show’ was once again the most-watched programme on Irish television last year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw / The Irish Times.

Irish adults watched television for an average of three hours and four minutes every day in 2018, a year in which RTÉ One’s The Late Late Toy Show onc(...)

The Iseq index of Irish shares edged 0.5%  higher to 5,680.57, with cardboard box-maker Smurfit Kappa standing out as the main gainer as it pushed 6.3%  ahead to €24.58

European shares advanced on Tuesday on mounting speculation that the US and China will be able to reach a trade deal which would ease worries over the(...)

Mookkie, a smart pet feeder which recognizes individual animals, is displayed ahead of CES 2019  in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images

Imagine a future where you are never truly alone. Even when your spouse is on a business trip or your children are away at summer camp, you will alway(...)

 President Donald Trump has warned the government shutdown could last for years. Photograph: Bloomberg

Sunday is day 16 of a partial government shutdown that US president Donald Trump said could go on for months or years, if he is not given funding for (...)

A view of the freight train after the crash on the Great Belt Bridge in Nyborg, Denmark. Photograph: Mads Claus Rasmussen/Ritzau Scanpix/ AP

Danish police said on Thursday the death toll from a train crash on Wednesday has risen to eight from six people. Five women and three men were killed(...)

Agnes Brown (Brendan O’Carroll) celebrates ‘Mrs Brown’s Boys’ topping the Irish Christmas television charts again. Photograph: BBC / RTÉ.

The festive episode of Mrs Brown’s Boys claimed what is by now its traditional prize of being the most-watched programme on Irish television over the (...)

 Central American migrants  run along the Tijuana River near the El Chaparral border crossing in Tijuana  near US-Mexico border after the US border patrol threw tear gas into the group. Photograph: Guillermo Arias/ AFP/Getty Images

Mexico pledged to shore up security near its border with the United States after a peaceful march devolved into chaos when US agents fired tear gas in(...)

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