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In August 1971 thousands fled To refugee camps south of the Border to escape the troubles. Here, some remember that summer In August 1971, west (...)

Restored in 2017, Market House in Stradbally, Co Laois, got a new lease of life when a Friday farmers market  commenced – in the middle of a pandemic. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Anyone who has ever driven through the Laois town of Stradbally will be familiar with the rust-coloured canopy of the Market House in the town’s squar(...)

A 30-year-old has been remanded in custody after he was charged in relation to a stabbing incident in a Cork suburb on Monday afternoon which left a young man in hospital with a serious leg injury.

A 30-year-old has been remanded in custody after he was charged in relation to a stabbing incident in a Cork suburb on Monday afternoon which left a y(...)

 Mourners follow the funeral cortege of Tom Hickey outside Eadestown Parish Church in Co Kildare. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Actor Tom Hickey will be remembered for his “magisterial work in the theatre and on screen”, his funeral Mass heard on Thursday. Hickey, who played B(...)

Carmel Quinn on The Jimmy Dean Show in 1964. Photograph: Don Paulsen/Michael Ochs Archives via Getty

Carmel Quinn Born: July 31st, 1925 Died: March 6th, 2021 Carmel Quinn, a blue-eyed, flame-haired Irish singer and storyteller who packed Carnegie Hal(...)

What does being made in God’s image mean if not that, by giving us intelligence, God made us mini-creators who could and should rule our own world?

India is one of the countries hardest-hit by Covid-19 with more than four million recorded cases and 74,000 deaths. The Indian Catholic Bishops Confer(...)

Carmel Callis: “When it was no longer possible to attend the choir Carmel continued to sing every day at home”

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Caroline Costello: ‘You don’t get [the support] for ever but they seem to know when you need it.’ Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

Carmel Costello was “a very young” 73-year-old when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2016. It marked the beginning of a long interaction wi(...)

College students crowded the beaches of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on March 11th. Some US students who travelled to spring break destinations are now testing positive for the coronavirus. Photograph: Saul Martinez/New York Times

Two weeks ago, amid the coronavirus pandemic, about 70 students from the University of Texas in Austin partied in Mexico on a spring break. The studen(...)

Teachers Ciara Weir (left), computer teacher, and Cathy Kehoe, English and ICT, prepare for online classes  at Mount Carmel Secondary School, King’s Inns Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

School principal Gerry Cullen was sitting at his desk on Thursday morning when teachers began to gather around with mobile phones in hand. The breaki(...)

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