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Phil Healy winning the women’s 200m final at the national track & field championships. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The problem with being Ireland’s fastest woman is that every time you race against Irish opposition you are expected to win. It’s not easy, and Phil H(...)

The former pub, shop and home on the main street of the village of Killenaule in Co Tipperary

A shop frozen in time in a Co Tipperary village could be a movie set with its cobwebbed walls, rooms full of forgotten furniture and lovely old façad(...)

‘Silicon Dock’, home of Google in Dublin.

Tax payments by Ireland’s businesses were way ahead of schedule in May – again. The story of the last few years, of returns boosted by massive payme(...)

Aerial view of Parque da Cachoeira, which suffered the 2019 dam collapse - photographed on January 7th, 2020. Photograph: Douglas Magno/AFP via Getty Images

Brazilian prosecutors have charged 16 people – including the former CEO of mining giant Vale – with murder and environmental crimes over the collapse (...)

Rozzanne Stevens: “ I’ve sacrificed having the ‘normal’ settled life in exchange for freedom and flexibility.”

Can you live happily and fully in two cities? For some people, dividing their time between Ireland and a second country affords them the best of both (...)

The Blindboy Podcast:  Flick through the Apple podcast charts on any given day and you will see that Irish podcasts are among the most popular in the country.   Photograph: Alan Place

In September, former Irish rugby international Jamie Heaslip posed a question on Twitter: “Should I start a podcast?” He asked his followers to vote y(...)

Tyrion will end up as king Evan McGuigan, Dublin This season has been mostly enjoyable so far and I am still intrigued to see where it all goes, but (...)

At the Stock Exchange in Madrid the Ibex 35 dropped 0.31 per cent at the start of the trade session. Photograph: EPA/Emilio Naranjo

European shares advanced on Wednesday as investors globally cheered strong data from China, which has served to ease concerns about an economic slowdo(...)

An Indian girl looks at a painting depicting the  Jallianwala Bagh massacre, also known as the Amritsar massacre, in the run-up to the 100th anniversary pf the atrocity on April 13th, 1919. Photograph: Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images

After a long and tempestuous life in the service of British imperialism, Sir Michael O’Dwyer had got used to a quiet life. He endured years of recrim(...)

Roberty Byrnes was arrested and jailed in January 1919

The first IRA volunteer to be killed in the War of Independence is being remembered on Saturday in his hometown on the 100th anniversary of his death.(...)

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