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An Aer Lingus regional plane parked at Donegal airport. Photograph: Bryan O’ Brien/The Irish Times

A prominently located ad in Donegal Airport’s departures area poses a serious question: “Do you really need to leave?” Medical device maker Randox, i(...)

Br Peter Mokaya Tabichi (36), a maths and physics teacher at Keriko Secondary School in Pwani village in his native Kenya, has won the Varkey Foundation 2019 Global Teacher of the Year Award.

A Franciscan Brother, whose motherhouse is at Mountbellew in Co Galway, has won the 2019 Global Teacher of the Year Award. Br Peter Mokaya Tabichi ((...)

Special Olympian Mark Saddler shows off his bowling medal as he celebrates with his family after arriving home. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Mark Claffey had a definitive view about the time he spent in Abu Dhabi at the Special Olympics World Games when he arrived back at Dublin Airport on (...)

The great Leave Means Leave crusade gets under way in Easington, England. Photograph: Ian Forsyth/Getty Images

Image of the week: The long goodbye The world has too many close-ups of Nigel Farage but the former Ukip leader is in this picture if you squint hard(...)

Experiences in Genie in a Headset are unlocked after a series of tasks such as meditation exercises.

“It’s so amazing and it’s so wonderful how things happen exactly when you need them to,” says Jackie Carroll, founder of Genie in a Headset (GIAH), a (...)

 Ireland’s Jack McFadden, from Dublin, on his way to winning a Gold Medal in the 200m breaststroke on day four of the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Ray McManus/ Sportsfile

Ireland enjoyed another day of medals at the Special Olympic World Games on the fourth day of competition in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. In the(...)

Maureen Byrne from Kilkenny with her granddaughter Lucy Dollard. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Special Olympics athlete Lucy Dollard (25) from Kilkenny takes to the track on Monday for the 100m sprint at the World Games in Abu Dhabi. Although L(...)

Team Ireland during the Special Olympic World Games 2019 opening ceremony in the Zayed Sports City, Abu Dhabi. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Team Ireland got a taste of the big time on Thursday night when they participated in the opening ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games in the U(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar speaking at the US Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC during his visit to the US. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government is to bring forward a package of support measures for businesses, exporters and farmers to Cabinet next week, amid deepening concern ab(...)

Professional golfer Pádraig Harrington with Special Olympians Mark Claffey and Andrew Simington and  Phyl Kelleher, who will play with Andrew in the Alternate Shot event

Commitment, teamwork, courage and skilfulness will be what are required by Ireland’s Special Olympians when they walk out on a global stage at the Spe(...)

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