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Joe joined the Christian Brothers in 1981 and lived in St Helen’s in Dublin – then a monastery – until he left the congregation in 1987. “I was ver(...)

A record-breaking season for Middle East GAA has continued with a fantastic turn-out for the last round of League games at the Dubai GAA Festival. 9(...)

Niall Doheny with his sons Jack and Oscar before they boarded the plane to Brussels.

Niall Doheny: ‘I flew to Brussels to drop off my kids with my parents-in-law for Easter’ This morning I landed in Brussels with my two kids, Jack (3)(...)

Stge 13: ‘Call me a stereotype, but right now I would do anything to neck a bottle of red lemonade, a packet of Taytos and a slice of mammy’s brown bread while wearing a Hairy Baby T-shirt.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

People who move country typically undergo several stages of mental transformation, according to the psychology journals. But Irish emigrants do things(...)

Mary Clare Relihan: ‘We seem to be blindly following the direction of struggling education systems like England.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

What can the Irish education system learn from teachers who have spent time working abroad? Five teachers with international experience share what th(...)

Rickie Fowler  hits his second shot to the  18th hole during the final day of the  Abu Dhabi Golf Championship. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

Golf’s aristocracy has been enlarged to a quartet. Cynics once claimed Rickie Fowler could not be classed among the elite, that colour and character (...)

UAE vice president and prime minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum with French foreign minister Laurent Fabius during their meeting at his palace in Dubai on Monday. Photograph: Karim Sahib/Getty Images

The European Union will consider this week whether to follow Washington’s lead and impose sanctions on Iran as a response to the country’s ballistic m(...)

Nico Rosberg wins the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: his recent wins will be tainted by the suspicion that his championship-winning team-mate Lewis Hamilton has lost some intensity. Photograph: Frank Augstein/AP Photo

The Abu Dhabi Grand Prix started in a blaze of sunshine but ended under a fast dusking sky in a way that was symbolic of Lewis Hamilton’s 2015(...)

Heathrow currently operates at 98 per cent capacity.  Photograph: Getty Images

Aer Lingus carried 2.75 million passengers between Irish airports and Heathrow last year and it is estimated that slightly more than 900,000 of them w(...)

Mercedes Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates on the podium after winning the Abu Dhabi F1 Grand Prix and the F1 Championship at the Yas Marina circuit in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters

Lewis Hamilton won his shootout in the desert with Nico Rosberg in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix to win his second Formula One world championship.Hami(...)

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