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‘When the sun rose in Ajijic on the first day of my 55th year, its light filling our hotel room, I could hear once again my grandmother tell my mother, who also told me, to “follow the sun”.’

“I am a blind woman finding her way home by a map of a tune. When the song that is in me is the song I hear from the world I’ll be home. It’s not writ(...)

Comedian Amy Schumer is led away after she was arrested during a protest against the proposed confirmation of supreme court nominee  Brett Kavanaugh on Capitol Hill on Thursday. Photograph: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Brett Kavanaugh is expected to be confirmed as a US supreme court justice this weekend after Republican senator Susan Collins said she would endorse h(...)

Frank McCormack at work on the archway over the entrance to the library. Three tonnes of limestone shipped from Co Galway  was used during the library’s construction.

With family and friends just a mouse-click away, we might be forgiven for believing we can feel at home wherever we are in the world. Migration seems (...)

Kellyanne Conway: ‘I feel very empathetic, frankly, towards victims of sexual assault and sexual harassment and rape.’ Photograph:   Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to US president Donald Trump, said Sunday that she was a victim of sexual assault and that the supreme court confirmation(...)

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Prof Christine Blasey Ford, testify in Washington. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

Two weeks of chaos clouding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation process culminated Thursday in a hearing that was stunning, even in a t(...)

Christine Blasey Ford prepares to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Dirksen Senate Office Building at the Capitol Hill in Washington. Photograph: Win McNamee/Pool via Reuters

Fighting to salvage his nomination to the US Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh angrily and tearfully denied on Thursday a university professor’s accusati(...)

Julie Swetnick said she observed the future US supreme court nominee at parties where women were verbally abused, inappropriately touched. Photograph: Twitter

Judge Brett Kavanaugh was accused Wednesday by another woman of having engaged in sexual misconduct at parties while he was a student at Georgetown Pr(...)

The prospect of a full public hearing into the allegations against Donald Trump’s nominee for the Supreme Court has thrown Brett Kavanaugh’s elevation to the highest court in the land into doubt.  Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

The woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault agreed to testify before the Senate on Thursday, setting the stage f(...)

Ann Kelleher: “If you do your current job really well then opportunity will come.”

Originally from Macroom in Co Cork, Ann Kelleher studied electrical engineering to PhD level at UCC before joining Intel as a process engineer in 199(...)

‘In this field of healing, flanked by row upon row of flagpoles set five feet apart, we can stretch out our arms and touch two lives at a time, lest we forget what happened on September 11th, 2001.’

I have yet to be disappointed by what happens when my online world collides with its “real” counterpart. Landing on the virtual doorsteps of people in(...)

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