Skibbereen

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The scene following the Provisional IRA Enniskillen bomb blast in Co Fermanagh in November 1987 which claimed the lives of 11 people. Photograph: PA

Republican paramilitaries were responsible for almost 60 per cent of all deaths during the Troubles and as such the republican community could well be(...)

Minister for Climate Action Richard Bruton  at a panel discussion on sustainability and climate change at the Irish Second-Level Students’ Union Annual Assembly at Liberty Hall. Photograph: Kevin O’Sullivan

Minister for Climate Action Richard Bruton has strongly rejected a contention by a student “climate striker” that the Government is not engaged on cli(...)

A file image of Lough Hyne in Skibbereen, Co Cork which a residents’ group is concerned could be impacted by plans to build a plastics factory in the area

Opponents of a plastics factory proposed for Skibbereen, Co Cork are to apply to the High Court for leave to bring judicial review proceedings over An(...)

The father of a teenage cyclist who was killed when struck by a drink-driver has questioned why no evidence was heard at the inquest about the motoris(...)

Harry Kernoff RHA – ‘Bottle Tower, Rathfarnham’ (1940) €2,000-€3,000

The arrival of the new year in the Irish art market doesn’t mean out with the old. Far from it. Most of the pictures in the first big art auction of 2(...)

Movement Strategies is a world-leading consultancy in London that analyses the movements of people.  Photograph: Getty Images

Aoife Hunt readily admits that part of being “a maths nerd” is doing past Leaving Cert maths exams. The UK-based mathematician and data scientist neve(...)

 “Cottages, Connemara” by Paul Henry   (€120,000-€180,000)  is photographed beside a bottle of champagne   to show bidders the scale of the painting

Skibbereen, Co Cork-based Morgan O’Driscoll art auctioneers is the only Irish auction house to hold sale previews in London. Viewing of the latest sal(...)

Feilecáin’s memory box: it is ‘only as good as the midwife or social worker who gives it.’

When birth and death collide, families and friends of bereaved parents often don’t know what to say or do, particularly if there’s no public funeral. (...)

Irish rowers Paul and Gary O’Donovan celebrate winning a silver medal at the Rio Olympics. Photograph: ©INPHO/James Crombie

Up to 10,000 people are due to attend the homecoming of Olympic silver medallists Gary and Paul O’Donovan next week in Skibbereen, Co Cork. The rowe(...)

Gavin Kearns and Lucy Ní Raghaill, with their two sons, three -year old Oisín and 11-month-old Cormac, having some family time in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

Lucy Ní Raghaill Lucy Ní Raghaill is “excited and ready” to go back to work this month after the birth of her second child and extended maternity leav(...)

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