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Keith Earls at a Munster press conference at UL, Limerick. Photograph: ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Keith Earls says he has locked away all the medals and trophies he has won as this allows him focus on the challenges and targets he wants to face for(...)

 Businessman Peter Casey at City Hall in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Kerry County Council have voted to nominate Peter Casey, the businessman and RTÉ Dragons’ Den star as a candidate for the presidential election. Afte(...)

Strawberry punnets are seen at a supermarket in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Photograph: EPA

Public fears about sewing needles concealed inside strawberries on supermarket shelves have spread across Australia and New Zealand. Growers have st(...)

Born in London to Cork parents, Timmy “The Brit” McCarthy (second right) retained his accent when he moved to Leeside in the 1960s to work as a butcher, earning him the nickname. File photograph: Irish Examiner

It’s not every day that a crematorium heaves to the sound of dancers spinning around in a polka but then there was nothing ordinary about the send-off(...)

Dan McFarland: his charges have begun the new season with wins over Scarlets and Edinburgh. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Southern Kings v Ulster, Nelson Mandela Bay stadium (Sunday, 1.15pm Irish time, live on EirSport, Premier Sports) Ulster take an unbeaten start to t(...)

 Peter Dutton:  the minister intervened in the cases of three European women and their visas were reinstated. Photograph: EPA/Mick Tsikas

In his maiden speech to the Australian parliament in 2007, Scott Morrison said “my greatest concern is to be on God’s side”. In the 11 years since, M(...)

A woman shows her malnourished baby at an intensive nutritional rehabilitation centre  southern Niger. Of the 189 countries in the Human Development Index, Ireland ranked fourth and Niger last. Photograph:  Getty Images

Living conditions have improved faster in Ireland than anywhere else in the world over the past five years, according to a newly published United Nati(...)

Jenny O’Halloran of Bláth na Mara: “I think Dad is confident we can to do a professional job and has let us at it to prove ourselves.”
Keeping business in the family
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Jenny O’Halloran was living in New Zealand when she got a life-changing phone call from her father, Máirtín Concannon. Concannon had founded the seawe(...)

 Connacht’s head coach Andy Friend: “We face a big challenge in Murrayfield.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Edinburgh v Connacht Venue: Murrayfield. Kick off: 7.35pm. On TV: eirSport and Premier Sports. Paul Boyle is used to confounding convention. He shru(...)

Seamus Walsh with his family in Melbourne: ‘For 34 hours of care per fortnight we pay AUD$377 which is subsidised 50 per cent by the government, so we are out of pocket AUD$188 (€116 euro) or about $5.50 per hour.’

As new report published last week found the cost of childcare in Ireland is a major factor in discouraging women from participating in the workforce, (...)

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