Valentine

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Phyllis and Maurice McHugh, who lost their only child, Caroline, in the 1981 Stardust disaster, and Lisa Lawlor, who was 17 months old when her parents, Francis and Maureen, died in the fire.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Lisa Lawlor (40), who lost both parents in the Stardust inferno 38 years ago, says the tragedy has affected her whole life. She was 17 months old whe(...)

The Xtra-Vision store on the corner of Baggot Street and Waterloo Road in Dublin: Try to explain to a child of the 21st century what a video library was and watch confusion cloud their faces. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Last week, in an idle moment, Pricewatch took to Twitter and asked about the shops which have closed that people missed the most. The response was en(...)

Poldark being sexy for his country with revolutionary farmhand Tess.

‘Take your shirt off!” I shout at the screen. I know it’s not dignified but I’m watching the last-ever episode of Poldark and I’ve become a fan of the(...)

A pro-Brexit activist stands with his dog as he demonstrates outside the Houses of Parliament in London. File photograph: Niklas Halle’n/AFP/Getty Images

Yes, it was last week, but rather like the way you shouldn’t need Valentine’s Day to express love, you also shouldn’t need St Patrick’s Day to point o(...)

  Police, Fire and Rescue and Bomb disposal teams investigate a suspicious package reported to be in the Glasgow University mailroom, in Glasgow on Wednesday. Photograph. Robert Perry/EPA

Scottish police have carried out a controlled explosion on a parcel sent to the University of Glasgow on Wednesday, and said they were linking it to t(...)

Clodagh Hawe’s mother Mary Coll (right),  sister Jacqueline Connolly (left) and another family member  outside Cavan courthouse  following an inquest hearing into the deaths of the Hawe family in December 2017. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The following is an edited transcript of interviews conducted on Her Name is Clodagh – a Claire Byrne Live special, broadcast on RTÉ One television on(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  and Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport Shane Ross perform the official sod-turning for Dublin Airport’s new North Runway project, along with DAA chief executive Dalton Philips. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

“That’s another shovel to add to my collection,” said Leo Varadkar after he’d finished throwing muck at a phalanx of photographers assembled to watch (...)

With love from Amsterdam: Mayowoman Deborah Kilroy makes chocolates in the Netherlands. Kilroy, a chocolatier, co-runs Van Velze’s chocolaterie and patisserie in Amsterdam with her Dutch husband Rob. info@vanvelzes.com

Deborah Kilroy is a chocolatier who co-runs Van Velze’s chocolaterie and patisserie in Amsterdam. Originally from Carracastle, Charlestown, (...)

The words ‘I love you’ have the  potential for utter disaster.

We all know those three magic little words, welcomed the world over, and no, we don’t mean “tax rebate scheme” or “full, open bar”, but rather the alt(...)

To swipe left or right. That is the question. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty

Valentine’s Day is upon us, and in the name of anxiety-inducing attempts at finding true love, there might be no better place to begin than with the a(...)

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