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Adriene Mishler: “When people have fun and have an experience where they’re like, ‘I did okay’ as opposed to ‘I suck, I’m bad at yoga’, then they’re going to come back and do it again and keep it up’

“It’s always been my intention to create yoga for people who perhaps need it the most but perceive it the least,” says Adriene Mishler. “People who ar(...)

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About 7 per cent of the State’s total tax take, equating to €4 billion, now comes from just 10 firms, the Department of Finance’s chief economist has (...)

Activists at the gate near the border crossing fence at the Tornillo Port of Entry near El Paso, Texas,  during a protest rally by several American mayors against the US administration’s family separation policy. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Seen from above, El Paso, Texas, and Ciudad Juárez, Mexico are a single city. Only on the ground can you see it split by a tall fence – a “wall”, if y(...)

Texas, the state synonymous with oil and gas, has become the leading supplier of wind energy in the United States.

Ignore the vapid efforts by the US administration to resurrect antiquated energy industries like coal. Economies of scale have provided wind and solar(...)

The incident in Castlerea has been referred to the Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

One of two men involved in an altercation with a garda in Roscommon earlier this month was readmitted to hospital for follow-up treatment to head inju(...)

“Not an hour went by without some kind of disruption. It’s a terrible way to start recovery.” Photograph: iStock

If part of a hospital stay is to recover from a procedure or illness, why is it so hard to get any rest? There is more noise and light than is conduc(...)

The New York Stock Exchange, on Monday, where global markets were sharply higher on the day following reports the US and China have made progress in their trade dispute. Photograph: Justin Laneepa

A temporary ceasefire in the US-China trade war boosted global stocks to their highest in about three weeks on Monday, while sending the dollar lower (...)

  Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: adamant that   Government spending will only rise by 4 per cent in 2019. Photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

At the height of the financial crisis in 2009, the State was spending €23 billion more than it was taking in by way of taxes and other income. That am(...)

US actor Robert De Niro. Photograph: Nina Prommer/EPA

New York police have recovered a suspicious package addressed to actor Robert De Niro which may contain a device similar to others sent to leading Dem(...)

Mary Casey with a photograph of her father, Jack McCann,  who was killed in an IRA attack on a customs post in 1972. Photograph: Simon Carswell

Mary Casey remembers how her father Jack gave pocket money to the children to buy sweets when he came home in his lorry to Inniskeen, Co Monaghan. “Da(...)

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