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Gregory O’Connor

Gregory O’Connor was known to generations of users of the National Archives of Ireland as a very knowledgeable and helpful archivist. Warm tributes to(...)

The evacuated patients had medium to serious Covid-19 infections and most were using oxygen, the hospital’s manager said. File photograph: iStock

A fire killed four patients at a Covid-19 hospital in the Romanian capital Bucharest early on Friday and 102 others were evacuated, officials said, th(...)

RPA technology demonstrates how a computer can imitate a human. Photograph: iStock

In 1950 Alan Turing, a logician and philosopher, proposed a test of a machine’s ability to imitate a human. His Turing test envisaged a human examine(...)

Gardaí are to prepare a file for the Director of Public Prosecutions after releasing without charge a 54-year-old man arrested over allegedly assistin(...)

How traffic usually looks on the Champs-Élysées: At one point during the lockdown Paris’s nitrogen dioxide levels were 61 per cent below pre-pandemic levels. Photograph: Tim Graham/Getty Images

Air pollution levels have rebounded sharply in a number of leading European cities since coronavirus restrictions eased, driven by an increase in traf(...)

The Jewish Representative Council of Ireland plans to write to every member of the new Dáil and Seanad to highlight the risk of anti-Semitism. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The  Irish Times

The Jewish Representative Council of Ireland plans to write to every member of the new Dáil and Seanad to highlight the risk of anti-Semitism in publi(...)

Frankie Dunne was killed on December 27th, 2019.

Gardaí investigating the murder of a homeless man in Cork last month have travelled to Romania to interview a 29-year-old man. A team of four detecti(...)

A young man waves a Romanian flag with the communist symbol cut out from the balcony of the central communist headquarters overlooking Republic Square in Bucharest on December 26th, 1989. Photograph:  Rob Taggart/Reuters

Teodor Maries had never seen anything like it: Romanian riot police were locking down central Bucharest, a speech by communist dictator Nicolae Ceause(...)

Macica Firea was later discovered urinating at a LUAS stop after he ‘flashed’ two security guards who refused him entry to the tram. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A father-of-six who sexually assaulted four women during “a spree of some sort” has been jailed for three years. Macica Firea (58) was later discover(...)

Which four of the 16 countries currently in the play-offs will end up qualifying will not been known until late March just weeks before the tournament itself kicks off in Rome in mid-June.

In the 1980s it was said that the only thing harder than getting onto the Irish rugby team was getting left off it. One could say the same thing about(...)

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