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A notice on RIP.ie states John Finnan, who died in a light aircraft crash, was a “beloved son, brother, brother-in-law, uncle and friend”.  File photograph:  RIP.ie

A Co Kildare man who died in an air crash in Co Wexford over the weekend will be “sadly missed”, his family has said. John Finnan (58), from Athy, an(...)

Bus Éireann said there would be two security personnel on duty at all times with a third working at Busáras every day between 8pm and midnight.

The threat to night time Bus Éireann services at its main terminal in Dublin has receded after the company agreed to boost security at the facility. (...)

Union members will load or unload buses at Busáras after 8pm from September 16th unless the company provides additional security resources. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Bus Éireann passengers face not being able to board or disembark from buses at Busáras, the company’s main terminal in Dublin, at night-time from Mond(...)

Soulé: despite international pop successes like Ariana Grande, Beyoncé and Billie Eilish, it’s incredible that artists like Soulé and Laoise are still struggling to be heard

Last April, close to 70,000 people streamed into Dublin’s 3Arena across five nights. They weren’t there to see a Drake, Ed Sheeran, Beyoncé, Taylor Sw(...)

Canadian singer and poet Leonard Cohen:  Leonard’s music and words were ideal for these subjects – his work is littered with religious and spiritual imagery; with hope and sanguinity, and yet it’s also strewn with doubt, human weakness and uncertainty. Photograph: Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images

Word came on a morning in early May 2016. The third such morning in two years. A young man had died, another sudden, tragic death. A week later, once (...)

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In a Word . . .

Who ever heard the like? What sort of idiot would believe that a television programme about people watching television programmes would be the least b(...)

The scene of a light aircraft crash in Belan, outside Athy, Co Kildare on Friday in which two men died.

Two men have been killed in light aircraft crash in Co Kildare. A Garda statement said the crash happened at Belan, Moone, Athy on Thursday evening. (...)

Pauline O’Reilly with her children Finn (11) and Cara (8), who learn through play in the kitchen of their home in Galway city. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Children undoubtedly learn from their parents but very few of us will devote time and energy to taking on the mammoth task of educating the next gener(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Archbishop’s House in Drumcondra, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O Brien/The Irish Times.

The most influential Catholic prelate in Ireland Archbishop Diarmuid Martin is 15 years Archbishop of Dublin this month. He is 20 years a bishop and w(...)

Mark Dalton was a Kildare county councillor from 2004 until  2009.

A former county councillor, who forged Fianna Fail TD Seán Ó Fearghail’s signature on cheques, has admitted stealing more than €200,000 from a Kildare(...)

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