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Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman said he is aware of plans to build more than 200 apartments on a parcel of land near the  Bessborough home which campaigners believe overlaps a children’s burial plot. File photograph: Gareth Chaney

Minister for Children Roderic O’Gorman has confirmed that he will publish the report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes in (...)

Historian Catherine Corless at her home, in Tuam, Co Galway in 2017. File photograph: Peter Nicholls/Reuters

The report of the State investigation into mother-and-baby homes will release survivors from the shame they carry, historian Catherine Corless has sai(...)

Catherine Corless has expressed surprise that its report may not be published for sometime yet. File Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Catherine Corless, whose work in Tuam Co Galway led to the setting up of the Mother and Baby Home Commission, has expressed surprise that its report m(...)

A screengrab from the Sirius XM interview with Des Bishop. Image: Youtube

Comedian Des Bishop has apologised to the Traveller community for comments he made in 2018 when he described the community as inbred and violent. Ea(...)

Mike Cooley (centre) accepting the Right Livelihood Award with co-recipients Patrick van Rensburg (left) and Bill Mollison (Right) in 1981.

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to Prof Mike Cooley, the aerospace design engineer, independent thinker and advocate of human-centred inn(...)

A 26-year-old woman and 17-year-old man have died following seperate road accidents in Galway and Dublin.

A 26-year-old woman and 17-year-old man died in two seperate road accidents in Co Galway and Finglas in Co Dublin on Sunday evening. The 26-year-old (...)

Lamb chops, peas, broad beans and yoghurt.

I can’t think of anything better to get the barbecue fired up for than some fantastic Irish lamb. The pea and broad bean salad is so simple to throw t(...)

Roadside hedgerows cut back in Cloonfush outside Tuam, Co Galway. Photograph Emer Cosgrove.

A small group of neighbours living in a townland outside of Tuam, Co Galway, mounted a successful protest on Monday after Galway County Council worker(...)

Storm Brendan: A man is caught by a high wave at Coliemore Harbour Dalkey, Co Dublin. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Some homes will be without power overnight as the ESB continues to restore power in the aftermath of Storm Brendan. Met Éireann says  a risk rem(...)

Walkers in Howth, Dublin, as waves crash over the harbour wall File photograph: Collins

A status orange weather alert is in place for the entire country as Ireland braces itself for high winds and heavy rain as Atlantic Storm Brendan(...)

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