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Lives Lost: Sean Doyle: He loved life on the farm and worked hard all his life.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. You can read more of them here. If you (...)

Patrick Sarsfield, one of the great tragic figures of Irish history, left Ireland in 1691 with the remnants of the Jacobian army which was defeated in the service of King James II at the battles of the Boyne in 1690 and Aughrim a year later.

Campaigners seeking to repatriate the remains of Patrick Sarsfield believe they have found the place where he is buried. Sarsfield, one of the great(...)

Retiring in the north inner city parish of Aughrim Street, Diarmuid Martin plans to rest and read for now: ‘I could write my memoirs but they’d probably be banned,’ he says, with a smile. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Pope Francis once quietly approached the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, in the Vatican guesthouse, the Santa Marta, at the end of an early mor(...)

Running in the Aughrim Climate Action Park are Fr Gerard Geraghty (front) Rev John Godfrey. Photograph: Gerry Stronge

Two priests, one Catholic and one Church of Ireland, are to go on the run in their east Galway parish as a way of combating the impact of further rest(...)

17 Beverton Green, Donabate, Co Dublin

17 Beverton Green, Donabate, Co Dublin Turnkey three-bed semi set in a cul-de-sac overlooking a green space. About 139 sq m that includes a spacious (...)

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Chugainn Arís

Táthar chugainn arís. An cleas is déanaí le stoitheadh siar as a bhfuil bainte amach mar stát neamhspleách. An tAmhrán Náisiúnta a mhalartú ar rud éig(...)

The burnt out oil tanker at the offices of the Aventas group, Ballyconnell, formerly Quinns, in December 2013. Photograph: Pacemaker

2011 April 14th: Seán Quinn and his family are removed from his businesses in Ballyconnell, Co Cavan and Derrylin, Co Fermanagh with the appointment (...)

Manor Street, Stoneybatter: new restaurants, food trucks and artisanal gift shops sit alongside drapers and family-run stores that have been in operation for decades. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Famously dubbed ‘Williamsburg on the Liffey’ by the Guardian newspaper, the ’Batter is, like many city-centre neighbourhoods, a clash of old and new. (...)

 Orange Order grand secretary Mervyn Gibson, at the Museum of Orange Heritage,  Belfast. Photograph: Liam McBurney

A stack of leaflets in the reception of the Museum of Orange Heritage in south Belfast shows a cartoon of golf club wielding Orangemen marching on to (...)

The results of the UCD study

A study by academics at UCD has found that new Toyota Prius hybrid cars tested over 2,000km through a variety of commutes in Ireland spent 62 per cent(...)

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