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Singer Little Pattie, Patricia Amphlett, will receive an award for a career that saw her shoot to fame in the 1960s and perform across Australia and the US

The first Australian mayor to give a formal apology for the Aboriginal genocide, and a singer who shot to international fame, are among the Irish-Aust(...)

 Huawei called its exclusion   “a discriminatory act based on a groundless and misleading warning issued by [the country’s agency for cybersecurity] ... If no resolution is found, Huawei will consider all its options.” Photograph:  Thomas Peter/Reuters

The Czech Republic has become the latest country to take action against Chinese technology firm Huawei, as a US-led push to tackle alleged security th(...)

“Effectively it shows that there is no place to hide on social network platforms.” Photograph: Dado Ruvic/File Photo/Reuters

Those with sufficient privacy concerns may delete a social media account but the traces left behind, specifically their connections to other users, ca(...)

Striking nurses (clockwise from left): Siobhán Ní Chinnéide, Fiona Pardy, Amy Wilkinson, Tracy McNulty

Striking nurses from St James’s Hospital congregated outside the entrance to the new children’s hospital to demand higher wages. Most believe St Jame(...)

 Mayor of Sligo Rosaleen O’Grady (C) a former nurse with nurses Elaine Coleman (left) and Yvonne Cunningham (right) at Sligo University Hospital. Photograph: Marese McDonagh

Elaine Coleman finished her night shift at 9am on Wednesday and headed straight to the picket line outside Sligo University Hospital. “I am wrecked bu(...)

Striking nurses from the Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation (INMO) protest outside Naas General Hospital in Co Kildare in a row over pay and staffing levels. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The number of nurses providing emergency cover during Wednesday’s strike will become standard if something is not done to keep nurses in Ireland, a nu(...)

Nurse’s strike outside Connolly Hospital in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

Nurses at South Tipperary General Hospital say that the patient to staff ratio in the children’s ward can be as high as eight to one at times of emerg(...)

The case continues before the High Court

The decision to extend planning permission for a €500 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant beside the Shannon estuary should have not have procee(...)

Ireland will play their own game via Conor Murray and Johnny Sexton – together again for the first time since Australia last summer. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Feedback is always appreciated. Last week’s “Dear Eddie” letter got some comment along the lines of, ‘Don’t say that, England will only stick it up on(...)

What should we be eating more of, carbohydrates or fruit and vegetables?

What constitutes a healthy diet, and how best to communicate that message, varies from country to country, fed by cultural differences, developments i(...)

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